Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times


Sports Vision looks to turn Spikers’ Turf pro too

With women’s volleyball players finally having a professional league in the PVL, next up is men’s volleyball.

According to Sports Vision president Ricky Palou, he is set to meet with the team owners of the Spikers’ Turf about turning professional.

“I haven’t been able to talk to the team owners, but we would also like to move that way. If the women’s are turning pro, why not the men’s also?”

Corporations in the first-ever men’s volleyball league in the country are Cignal, PLDT, Sta. Elena, Instituto Estetico Manila, Cafe Lupe Hostel & Restaurant, Easytrip Services, and Go for Gold.

The Spikers’ Turf branched out from the V-League back in 2015.

Two of the league’s players are already playing professionally, albeit abroad. Marck Espejo is current in Bahrain playing for Bani Jamra, while Bryan Bagunas is in Japan suiting up for Oita Miyoshi.

For Palou, having a pro men’s volleyball league will inspire more boys to take up the sport since there is a future in it.

“It will get more kids involved in volleyball. It’s like the PBA since all boys want to play basketball to go to the PBA. That’s going to be the effect also for the young boys who want to play volleyball,” he said.

Just like the PVL, the collegiate conference of the Spikers’ Turf will take place in the Sports Vision Collegiate Conference, which will have a men’s and women’s division.

#ReadMore  Germy Mahinay seeks second chance in PBA Draft
Written By

You May Also Like


Left without a team entering the 2024 Premier Volleyball League (PVL) season, Judith Abil decided to try her luck and threw her name in...


Cignal cruised past Choco Mucho, securing a 25-18, 25-21, 25-16 victory for a strong start in the 2024 Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference at...

2024 Summer Olympics

Cignal and Choco Mucho adorned special shirts bearing the names of Filipino Olympians set to compete on the world stage before their game in...

Alas Pilipinas

Premier Volleyball League (PVL) president Ricky Palou confirmed that the league is currently in talks with Chery Tiggo management regarding the status of Eya...


In an effort to maintain the integrity and fairness of the draft process and promote parity in the league, Premier Volleyball League (PVL) president...


After the first four picks in the inaugural Premier Volleyball League Draft were De La Salle University products, the dominoes started falling for Adamson...


Undrafted players from the inaugural Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Rookie Draft did not go home empty-handed on Tuesday night, as key figures in the...


Thea Gagate made history after her selection as the top overall pick by ZUS Coffee in the inaugural Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Rookie Draft...