Waiting for a call

first_imgThe Serbian tactician, the brains behind the Tornadoes’ epic sweep of Petron in the best-of-three title series on Saturday, was quick to shrug off credit for Foton’s second title.Instead, Branislav will be sitting back for some much-needed rest while awaiting a call to return calling the shots for the league’s newest toast.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad AliSPORTS‘It’s his turn’: Kiefer Ravena named Gilas captainSPORTSWe are young“I like every time that I win a championship,” Branislav said after the celebration on the court died down following a 25-20, 25-20, 22-25, 25-17 decision of the gritty Tri-Activ Spikers at Philsports Arena.“This is my life. I’m just a coach, this is a normal job for me and I always like to [finish] first.” MOST READ Branislav though, bared something that is out of the usual.“But tomorrow, I will just drink coffee and wait for a proposal [to return] to work,” he said after winning his 21st championship coaching in 12 different countries.Branislav admitted to not yet hearing from Foton executives about a contract renewal, though team owner Rommel Sytin said that “most likely, [Branislav] will be back next year.”The fiery coach, after all, wants to stick it out with the team to help make it better.“In my opinion, give this Foton team maybe five more months and it will be better for the next PSL conference,” Branislav said.ADVERTISEMENT Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine So breaches Elo 2800, climbs to world No. 4 We are young EDITORS’ PICK Magical could be the only way to describe how Foton played in the finals of the Philippine Superliga Grand Prix.Coach Moro Branislav, though, sees it as just another day in the office.ADVERTISEMENT Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. China’s virus death toll surpasses SARS but new cases fallcenter_img Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Coronavirus case in HK building becomes game changer for Filipinos working there Behind the exploits of the courageous and prolific Lindsay Stalzer, the Tornadoes fought back from two sets down and 3-8 behind in the fifth set of Game 1 to gather all the momentum they needed for the dominating second game performance.Branislav deserves credit as much as Stalzer and the other players do.But in the meantime, while he awaits what his part in the future of Foton in particular and Philippine volleyball in general would be, getting a tan doesn’t sound to be a bad idea.“I don’t know what will be next for me [because] I have not yet received any information [if I will still coach the team],” he said. “Maybe I will go to Boracay for three days, I don’t know.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Robredo: What’s the truth about VFA termination? Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND China’s virus death toll surpasses SARS but new cases fall Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH View commentslast_img

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