Roger Gorayeb to skip NU match against UP to attend son's high school graduation ceremony
Former NU head coach Edjet Mabbayad will again call the shots as Roger Gorayeb skips the match. Jerome Ascano

NATIONAL University head coach Roger Gorayeb will miss the Lady Bulldogs’ match against University of the Philippines on Sunday to attend his son’s commencement exercises at La Salle Greenhills.

Former NU head coach and now assistant Edjet Mabbayad will call the shots as the Lady Bulldogs battle the Lady Maroons in the crucial UAAP women’s volleyball match at the Araneta Coliseum.

The match starts at 4 p.m. with the Lady Bulldogs, in joint third at 7-4, looking to secure at least a playoff for a semifinal spot.

The Lady Maroons, on the other hand, are running fifth at 6-5 and look to keep their semifinal chances alive.

“Kaya naman ni Edjet ’yan, kaya naman nila ‘yan,” said Gorayeb.

Mabbayad steered NU to three championships in the V-League Collegiate Conference.

“Syempre sa ating mga magulang mahalaga sa atin ‘yung ganyang mga graduation minsan lang magiging fourth year ’yan,” he said.

“At saka syempre ang laki ng hirap mo paaaralin mo ang anak mo syempre ’yun ang kaligayahan ng mga magulang din ’yan eh maka graduate ang anak mo,” he added.

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