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Cignal, Chery lead PNVF Champions League cast

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PRO teams Cignal HD, Chery Tiggo and PetroGazz as well as Philippine Army head the women’s tournament cast of the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) Champions League that serves out Sunday at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum.

Also seeing action in the women’s contest are the College of Saint Benilde Lady Blazers who will be defending the crown they won last November when the annual tournament was momentarily renamed Challenge Cup also the Rizal Memorial Coliseum.

PNVF president Ramon “Tats” Suzara said that the men’s tournament will immediately follow on February 11 in the same venue with the Cignal HD Spikers hoping to regain the crown they lost to a surprise-performing University of Santo Tomas in the Challenge Cup also last November.

Also in the men’s contest Pool A with Cignal HD are top men’s club squads PGJC Philippine Navy, Savouge Spin Doctors and College of Saint Benilde, while Pool B is made up of VNS Asereht Griffins, Iloilo D’Navigators, Philippine Air Force and Philippine Army.

“The PNVF is starting 2024 in earnest with the Champions League as we kick off another busy volleyball schedule,” said Suzara, adding the Philippines is again set to host the Volleyball Nations League in June and the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour in December.

This is the third edition of the Champions League with Team Dasma Monarchs winning the first in 2021 and Cignal HD prevailing in 2022 in the men’s division and F2 Logistics and California Precision Sports-Antipolo City dominating the first two women’s tournaments


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