The BanKo Perlas Spikers are set to compete in the Vĩnh Long Television Cup 2018 in Vietnam to be held at Vĩnh Long Province’s Gymnasium from September 28 to October 3.
The six-day invitational regional meet, which kicks off tomorrow, will feature five teams from host country Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, and Philippines.
The Perlas Spikers, who was invited to join the turf, will tussle with Thong Tin Lienvietpostbank, VTV Binh Dien Long An, Truyen hinh Vihn Long and Malaysia.
The Ariel dela Cruz-mentored squad will fire off their campaign against VTV Binh Dien Long An tomorrow at 8:30 p.m. VIE time.
Skipper Sue Roces will lead the squad composed of former Ateneo players Jem Ferrer, Amy Ahomiro, Mae Tajima, Dzi Gervacio, Ella de Jesus and Gizelle Tan.
They will be joined by ex-UP stalwarts Nicole Tiamzon and Kathy Bersola and former Adamson spikers Amanda Villanueva and Fem Emnas, together with collegiate hitters Joy Dacoron and NU’s Roma Joy Doromal.
Kicking off their PVL Open Conference bid with a 2-0 record, the Perlas Spikers will return to the country on October 3 just in time for their match against Adamson University Lady Falcons.