Ali Frantti, US relish ‘unbelievable expertise’ taking part in in entrance of PH followers


Workforce USA sweeps Week 2 of the Volleyball Nations League (VNL) Quezon Metropolis leg at Araneta Coliseum. FIVB PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Ali Frantti relished United States’ unforgettable Quezon Metropolis leg of the Volleyball Nations League, after receiving a heat welcome from Filipino followers.

After main Workforce USA’s four-game sweep of Week 2, Frantti was amazed by the Filipino followers’ love for volleyball after they wrapped up their marketing campaign with a 17-25, 25-13, 25-23, 25-18 over Thailand on Sunday earlier than an ecstatic 4,327 spectators at Good Araneta Coliseum.

“It’s unbelievable! The followers are so loud. It’s been an unbelievable expertise I received’t neglect and it’s wonderful the way you guys love volleyball a lot. I actually recognize it,” stated the American exterior hitter, who scored 27 factors in USA’s seventh win in eight matches.

Profitable all their 4 video games within the Philippines, the Penn State College standout expressed her gratitude for the hospitality of the Filipinos of their first-ever internet hosting of the VNL.

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“it’s been wonderful you guys have been so welcoming and supportive. Your followers are unbelievable. We recognize your hospitality. Thanks a lot,” stated Frantti, who performs for Chieri within the Italian Sequence A1 League.

After a memorable Quezon Metropolis expertise, Frantti and the People are bracing for Week 3 in Calgary, Canada, the place they are going to face Belgium, Serbia, Turkey, and Germany from June 28 to July 3.

“It’s gonna be a battle, It’s gonna be a grind every day. It’s gonna get tougher and tougher. We’re simply gonna take it sooner or later at a time and deal with what’s subsequent,” she stated. “USA volleyball likes that path so we’ll try this.”

USA Volleyball is presently second with a 7-1 file behind unbeaten chief Japan. The Last spherical will happen in Ankara, Turkey, the place the highest 7 groups and host staff will conflict from July 13 to 17.


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