Team Philippines in Men's Volleyball finally secured a silver medal after beating Thailand in five sets. The defending champion is now eliminated with a final score of 17-25, 25-20, 23-25, 27-25, 17-15 to let the Philippines advance to the finals. The Philippine Men's Volleyball team will now face Indonesia in the battle for the Gold medal in the 2019 Southeast Asian games in Philippine Sports Arena.

The triumphant win made history as the Philippines waited for at least 47 years just to advance this far for the Philippine Men's Volleyball. team. This will be the longest-ever wait for the Philippines to participate in a Gold Medal match for the Southeast Asian Games. If given the chance to win the gold medal, it will boost the morale of the Philippine Men's Volleyball team against Indonesia.
The finals for the Men's Volleyball tournament is set to start at 6 in the evening. The Philippine Men's Volleyball team will now set their luck to secure a gold medal for 2019 Southeast Asian games on the 9th of December, 2019.

The Philippines currently ranked 131st in the world. Luckily, the Philippine Men's Volleyball team dethrones Thailand, which is currently ranked 39th in the world. The recent finish of the Philippine Men's Volleyball team might significantly increase the country's ranking in the world. Team Thailand will face Myanmar for the bronze battle.

Notable key players are Bryan Bagunas, unleashing booming spikes as a wing spiker along with Mark Espejo as his diagonal spiker. Kim Malabunga is also instrumental in becoming the wall of the Philippines against the threatening spikes of Thailand during the event. Alnakran Abdilla made an impact as he scores several aces throughout the competition.

During the match, Thailand made a nerve-wreaking match point at 24 against 21 for the Philippines in the 4th set. However, Bryan Bagunas made several strong spikes that made the Philippines clinch the 4th set along with the blockings of Kim Malabunga.

On the fifth set, it was pure team coordination by the key players in order to dethrone the defending champion Thailand. All smiles for the Philippine Men's Volleyball team as they face one of the most formidable teams in Southeast Asia, which is from Indonesia.

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