Valdez debuts in 3BB Nakornnont loss to Bangkok Glass
Alyssa Valdez sees action for the first time for 3BB Nakornnont against powerhouse Bangkok Glass in the Thai League. (Photo courtesy of 3BB Nakornnont Facebook page)
Filipina volleyball superstar Alyssa Valdez finally saw action in the Thailand League Saturday but 3BB Nakornnont fell short against powerhouse Bangkok Glass, 19-25, 19-25, 20-25.
The former three-time UAAP Most Valuable Player started for 3BB, sat out the second set before a brief return in the third frame.
The Pleumjit Thinkaow-led Bangkok Glass improved to 9-1 win-loss record while sending 3BB Nakornnont to a 5-4 slate.
Valdez, who led Ateneo de Manila to back-to-back titles in the UAAP in Season 76 and 77, skipped 3BB Nakornnont’s second round opening day 26-24, 25-20, 25-23 win against King-Bangkok last Sunday.
The team decided to sit her out last week after a delay in her International Transfer Certificate.