Philippine Air Force-Go For Gold has been installed as heavy favorite in the ongoing Spikers’ Turf Season 4 Reinforced Conference 2019.
The defending champion Air Force Go For Gold spikers boast of UAAP MVP Bryan Bagunas of National University and Air Forces’ Airman Second Class Alnakran Abdilla.
Also in the fold of Rhovyl Verayo-mentored team are comebacking opposite spiker Fauzi Ismail, setter Jessie Lopez and middle hitter Jeffrey Malabanan.
“We are happy to support our men and women in the armed forces. Their sacrifice inspires us a lot and we want to help them in our small way,” said Go For Gold godfather Jeremy Go.
The partnership with the Philippine Air Force men’s volleyball team has increased the number of sports Go For Gold has been supporting to nine. Go For Gold is also supporting the national team athletes of cycling, sepak takraw, triathlon, chess, dragonboat, skateboarding, wrestling and a pair of basketball teams in the PBA D-League and Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League.
Other members of the team are Kim Malabunga, Francis Saura and Madz Gampong, holdovers Pitrus De Ocampo, Nino Jeruz, Rodolfo LabradorJr, Howard Mojica, Sandy Montero, Mosuela, newcomer libero Rikko Marmeto, and rookie Primo Rueca from NCAA South Champions De La Salle – Lipa.
Helping Verayo are men’s national team head coach Dante Alinsunurin, Clarence Esteban and Jhimzon Merza. Ltc Ramil Ranario is the program director of the PAF volleyball team.