Gonzaga hopes to inspire provincial athletes with her selection to PH team for FIVB world club tilt
Jovelyn Gonzaga stood out in the PSL tryout to be part of the first two players named to the PH team for the FIVB world tilt. Jerome Ascano

JOVELYN Gonzaga dedicated her inclusion to the Philippine team to the FIVB World Club Women’s Championship to all athletes from the provinces with dreams of making it big in their respective sport.

“Hindi ako from UAAP teams, hindi ako from NCAA teams pero nandito ako in behalf sa lahat ng mga taga-province. Gusto ko ipakita na walang imposible basta si God ang magle-lead sayo towards sa mga pangarap mo,” Gonzaga said.

“Eto ako, nag-step up, sobrang nag-step up sa field na pinili ko sa sports na sobrang mahal ko and sobrang thankful ako,” she added.

The Guimaras native said she was shocked that she was part of the first two players named to the PSL All-Star Team that will compete against squads from Brazil, Japan, Turkey, Switzerland, and Thailand.

“Actually iniisip ko siya, I can't deny [it]. I'm just human, pangarap ko 'to eh,” said Gonzaga, who was joined in the team by Rachel Ann Daquis. "[Pero] hindi ako nag-expect para hindi ako mahurt. Kung para sa akin, para sa akin, kung nakatadhana sa akin, thankful ako kay Papa God, I owe it to him,

“Para sa family ko to, para talaga to kay mama pangarap kasi naming ito dalawa, kahit na wala na siya. Para ito sa lahat ng taga-Prisaa, dun ako galing. Sa lahat nang taga-probinsya, para kanila ito. Sobrang blessed ako dahil lahat ng pinagdaanan ko sa buhay, inooffer ko kay Papa God,” she added. Gabriel Pe

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