#Squadgoals: The ‘kalog’ ladies of Pocari Sweat

Barry Viloria on Aug 02, 2016 03:14 PM
#Squadgoals: The ‘kalog’ ladies of Pocari Sweat
The language of these Lady Warriors? Dancing, singing, sending photos to their team Viber group, being addicted to Instagram and Snapchat! (Photo by Barry Viloria)

On their first time to join Shakey’s V-League, they won themselves the crown. But not after a thriller, ‘comeback’-riddled finale against Air Force Lady Jet Spikers that showed the squad’s ability to rally.

“Masaya, sobrang saya!” open spiker Kai Nepomuceno could only muster in our interview a week after the July 18 Game 3.

As part of their celebration, the girls are looking into a weekend R&R very soon in Hong Kong. And maybe Japan later on, they’re crossing their fingers, as it’s where the brand Pocari Sweat originated. The girls seem to be excited to be bonding with each other, their kind of friendship that sprang rather naturally even if they came from different teams and backgrounds.

“Tinginan palang, alam na,” outside hitter Rose Vargas explained the team’s relationship. “Tsaka iisa kami ng ugali.”

“Lahat kami, kalog,” setter Sarah Espelita seconded.

How much do these girls really know each other? We invited them to a round table Q&A where they spilled the secrets in their sorority!

How do you girls usually bond?
Luth Malaluan: Dancing, singing, at tsaka pagsesend ng picture sa Viber!

What do you think makes the Lady Warriors different from the other V-League teams?
Kai Nepomuceno: Buo kami sa loob at labas.
LM: Problema ng isa, problema ng lahat.

Do you guys fight?
KN: Konti lang, hindi nadadamay buong team.

Who’s the smartest player on the squad?
KN: Michele Gumabao

Who’s the nerdiest?
Erika Alkuino: Lahat!


We're still in this girls! 💙💙💙 one family, one heart and one goal! All for you 🙏🏻

A photo posted by Michele Gumabao (@gumabaomichele) on

Who’s the most vain?
EA: Elaine Kasilag!

Who’s the sexiest?
Rica Enclona: Melissa!
SE: Si Vargas! Ha ha!

Who’s the corniest?
Everyone: SI Luth.

Who’s the most serious?
KN: Rosann Fajardo!

Who’s the most competitive?
Everyone: Lahat!

Who’s the most stylish?
Everyone: Melissa!

Who’s the fitness freak?
Iris Tonelada: Me! Ha ha!

Who’s the number one chismosa?
KN: Lahat! Ha ha!

Who’s the biggest Snapchat addict?
LM: Michele!

Who’s the biggest Instagram addict?
Everyone: Mel! Ha ha!


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