By: Ohmer Bautista
In search of a savior for the beleaguered Motolite, who are still winless with a 0-2 card as of publishing, the management tapped Trinidad and Tobago’s Krystle Esdelle.
“She just arrived in the morning,” assistant coach Okumu shared, referring to their new import.
“She played in Turkey.”
Besides having played in Turkey, the 6-foot-3 opposite spiker is a mainstay with the Trinidad and Tobago women’s national volleyball team.
The 34-year-old has also played in Indonesia, France, Germany, Poland, Romania, and Greece.
With regards to Selimovic, the Power Builders can’t afford to wait for her as she is expected to miss seven games.
“Our player [Selimovic] got injured and the doctor gave her seven days to recover. Seven days is already the end of the first round,” the UP head coach lamented.
“We can’t lose five games already. Five games is the end of the first round.”
Motolite has been crippled with injuries early this conference. Myla Pablo has yet to play due to back strain on top Selimovic’s kneecap injury.