Gonzaga dedicates national team stint to fellow soldiers in field

first_imgJocelyn Gonzaga wins PSL Invitational MVP/CONTRIBUTED PHOTOJovelyn Gonzaga on Wednesday was named to yet another national team lineup, and as an enlisted personnel in the Philippine Army, she knows she’s playing for more than the country’s pride.The outspoken opposite hitter said her stint as a national team player isn’t only for herself, but for also her comrades who are out in the field.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken READ: Volleyball’s reluctant starThe former skipper of the team that played in the 2015 SEA Games said she’s overwhelmed by another opportunity to continue her national career.“There’s pride but at the same time there’s pressure,” said Gonzaga. “I will have an opportunity to continue my dreams.”ADVERTISEMENT Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Gamescenter_img Lassiter nails clutch 3 as Beermen slip past Hotshots 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire READ: Reyes, Valdez headline PH volleyball team roster“As a soldier, you’re affected with what happens to your fellow soldiers who are out there fighting,” said Gonzaga. “When a soldier is hurt, you also feel their pain.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“So that is why I’m offering whatever I achieve as a national team player to my fellow soldiers.”Gonzaga is part of the 12-woman lineup the Larong Volleyball ng Pilipinas Inc. tasked to take part in future international tournaments. World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide MOST READ What ‘missteps’? LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img

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