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Blackwater moves to Splendido, looks to hold camp there like PLDT


Blackwater has brought its practices to Splendido Taal Country Club, somewhat far from the venues the PBA set for its teams’ gear-up for the 46th season. 

The Bossing were initially training at the Batangas City Sports Center. The team then decided to resume workouts in the same place that hosted Gilas Pilipinas training camps in the past for ‘better time availability’.

“Better time availability and we get three hours instead of just two,” head coach Nash Racela told Tiebreaker Times, Tuesday.

Blackwater didn’t have a hard time securing approval from the league since the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) has already inspected Splendido for the practices of Premier Volleyball League team PLDT Home Fibr.

The Power Hitters held a 14-day bubble training camp from May 10-22 in preparation for the 2021 Open Conference.

“Na-inspect na rin kasi ng GAB ‘yan for PLDT bubble,” said Racela, who’s entering his second season at the helm for the Bossing.

Seventeen Bossing players are taking part in the training — namely KG Canaleta, Ed Daquioag, Mike Tolomia, Paul Desiderio, Carl Cruz, and Baser Amer.

Completing the Blackwater cast are Ron Dennison, Frank Golla, Marion Magat, Richard Escoto, Jonjon Gabriel, Simon Enciso, David Semerad, Kelly Nabong; and rookies Rey Mark Acuno, Joshua Torralba, and Andre Paras.

The Dioceldo Sy-owned ball club will continue with the closed-circuit routine this week. It will then consider training in a bubble setting next week.

“Balikan for this week,” said the former UAAP champion coach with Far Eastern University.

“We might continue with the bubble set up next week.”

Aside from Blackwater, Alaska had also brought its practices to a different venue. The Aces went to Valentino Resort and Spa in San Jose, Batangas.

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