Team Joola sa semis na
Chris Co (Pilipino Star Ngayon) - February 18, 2019 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — Pinasuko ng Team Joola ang Philippine Army, 3-0 upang umabante sa semifinals ng 9th Flexible Cup International Table Tennis Championships men’s team open division na ginaganap sa Harrison Plaza Activity Center sa Malate, Manila.

Nagawang makabangon ni World Championships veteran John Russell Misal mula sa masamang first set para itakas ang 8-11, 11-8, 11-7, 11-9 panalo laban kay George Quijano.

Wagi rin si Chinese import Chen Lei Xin kay Kim Ramos, 11-6, 11-6, 11-6  habang nanalo si Alexis Bolante via walk over laban kay Homer Tiongson sa event na inorganisa ng Table Tennis Association for National Development (TATAND) at Flexible Packaging Corpo­ration.

Maliban sa Team Joola, pasok din sa semis ang Indonesia, Hua Ching at University of  Taipei sa tor­neong may nakalaang P50,000 para sa team champion.

Tinalo ng Indonesian squad nina Zahru Nailufar, Bima Abdi Negara at Luki Purkani ang Malaysia sa pamamagitan ng 3-0 sweep habang namayani naman ang Hua Ching nina national team members Richard Gonzales at Jann Mari Nayre sa Jade Dragon, 3-0.

9TH FLEXIBLE CUP INTERNATIONAL TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM JOOLA
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