August 30, 2016
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte welcomed the Foton Pilipinas Volleyball Team in a courtesy call at the Malacañan Palace where he received an official jacket and a bull cap from the team as souvenirs, and signed a framed group photo of the players and team managers.
Foton Pilipinas Volleyball Team is composed of members from the Foton Tornadoes. The team won the championship in the Philippine Super Liga (PSL) last December 2015 and will represent the country in the upcoming Asian Women’s Volleyball Club Championship that will be held from September 3-11, 2016 at the Alonte Sports Center in Biñan, Laguna.
The tournament will be participated by other Asian countries such as Vietnam, Hong Kong, Thailand, North Korea, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, China, Malaysia, and Chinese Taipei.
The team is led by Rommel Sytin, the team owner; Fabio Menta, the head coach; and team captain Alyja Daphnie Santiago.
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