Super Liga assembles selection team with premium on talent, good looks as it competes in Thai invitational
The Super Liga plays its first international tournament in March in Thailand. Jerome Ascano

THE Philippine Super Liga (PSL) is looking to assemble a selection team for an invitational tournament in Thailand next year, in which the criteria include not just talent but also good looks.

PSL president Ramon ‘Tats’ Suzara revealed organizers of the tournament have particularly requested to see players who are good looking.

“Nakiusap ’yung organizer kung puwedeng magaganda ‘yung mga players ang dadalhin. Natawa nga ako sabi ko kasi beauty contest ba ‘to o competition,” said Suzara in jest.

The league is looking to tap a coach not involved in either the UAAP or the NCAA to handle the team due to scheduling conflict with the Thai tournament set in March.

Petron coach George Pascua easily emerges as among the top candidates.

“I need to appoint a coach next week. I’m looking at appointing a PSL coach who is not involved in the UAAP and the NCAA,” said Suzara.

The PSL selection, which may also feature two imports, will be playing against six teams from the Thailand Super League and a squad from Indonesia.

 “I’m very happy the Thai volleyball association invited a PSL selection,” said Suzara.

The Thailand tournament is the first international campaign for PSL players next year, with Grand Prix champion Foton also expected to play in the AVC Asian Women’s Club Championship which the Philippines will host in September.


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