Rachel Anne Daquis: SEA Games Superstar
ABS-CBN Sports on Jun 15, 2015 09:37 AM
"Sobrang sarap ng feeling. Kahit tapos na ang laro, gusto pa din namin lumaban. Parang bitin pa. Kung pwede lang namin kalabanin lahat, gagawin namin." --- Daquis
SINGAPORE -- More than just her beautiful face, Rachel Ann Daquis will be flying back to Manila overflowing with experience after competing against the best volleyball players in the region.
It was the best feeling, something which she will cherish for the rest of her life.
"Sobrang sarap ng feeling," Daquis said. "Kahit tapos na ang laro, gusto pa din namin lumaban. Parang bitin pa. Kung pwede lang namin kalabanin lahat, gagawin namin."
True enough, Daquis was the surprise package in this tournament.
With her face scattered all over Singapore as an endorser of a sports apparel, Daquis stunned every one when she showed up with unstoppable attacks and great defensive effort game in and game out.
Despite being serenaded by a chorus of cheers from Filipino, Singaporean and Thai fans, Daquis still managed to keep her composure, perfectly becoming the epitome of beauty and power.
The SEA Games became her battleground.
Here, she was a revelation.
But she's not yet done.
"Pagbalik namin sa Manila, maghahanda kami para sa mga susunod na competition. Kailangan mapadalas ang foreign tournaments namin para mas lalo kaming mahasa against other countries."
And that's a good news to her thousands of international fans.