PHL clinches silver in men’s volleyball after falling to Indonesia

(Eagle News) — The Philippines’ men’s volleyball team clinched the silver medal on Tuesday, Dec. 10, after a loss to Indonesia.

The Filipinos trailed the Indonesians in three sets– 25-21, 27-25, 25-17—despite best efforts and loud cheers from the mostly Filipino crowd.

The Philippine team lost to their Southeast Asian neighbor after an upset over powerhouse Thailand over the weekend.

This was the Philippines’ first finals appearance in decades.