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F2 Logistics backs Superliga squad

F2 Logistics will serve as official sponsor of the Philippine Superliga (PSL) team that will compete in the FIVB Women’s Club World Championship from Oct. 18 to 23 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

PSL president Ramon Suzara, PSL chairman Philip Ella Juico and F2 Logistics president and CEO Efren Uy formally signed an agreement that will allow the star-studded team to carry the name of the brand during the prestigious volleyball festival.

Suzara said the team would be called PSL-F2 Logistics Manila when it battles stronger teams like Hisamitsu Springs Kobe of Japan, Bangkok Glass of Thailand, Rexona-SESC Rio of Brazil, Volero Zurich of Switzerland, Pomi Casalmaggiore of Italy and Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul and VakifBank Istanbul of Turkey.

The team will be led by Serbian coach Moro Branislav and assistant coach Shun Takahashi and will be powered by seven foreign players in Tichaya Boonlert of Thailand, Yuri Fukuda of Japan, Stephanie Niemer and Lindsay Stalzer of the United States, Ekaterina Krivets of Russia, Yevgeniya Nyukhalova of Ukraine and Lynda Morales of Puerto Rico.

Rachel Anne Daquis of RC Cola-Army will skipper the team composed of Jovelyn Gonzaga of RC Cola-Army, Jen Reyes and Frances Molina of Petron, Kim Fajardo and Mika Reyes of F2 Logistics and Jaja Santiago of Foton.

“The inclusion of F2 Logistics in this tournament is such a big boost to the team,” said Suzara during the signing of memorandum of agreement Friday night that was witnessed by Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano and Eventcourt events manager Siegbert Brutschin.

“Rest assured that the team will return its support with an inspired performance against the best, and most famous, volleyball clubs in the world. We have a very solid roster. We expect the team to go all out in this tournament.”

Aside from F2 Logistics, the PSL also entered into a memorandum of agreement with Foton as official transportation provider and Turkish Airlines as official airlines.