Godfrey Okumu - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Godfrey Okumu


'Fake news': Okumu stays as U.P. women's volleyball head coach

May 28, 2019 - 12:23 PM

UP Lady Maroons head coach Godfrey Okumu debunks rumors that he had been removed from his post

STAYING. Godfrey Okumu continues to train and recruit players for the UP women's volleyball team. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Okumu sees 'silver lining' in Molde injury

Mar 31, 2019 - 8:59 AM

UP coach Godfrey Okumu thinks the Lady Maroons can deliver even without injured team standout Isa Molde

'NOTHING SERIOUS'. Isa Molde has to rest  her injured left ankle during the game against Ateneo. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Expect the 'best UP' in the 2nd round

Mar 17, 2019 - 8:00 PM

'What we’ll see is the best UP, and not the better UP,' says head coach Godfrey Okumu

BOUNCE-BACK WIN. The UP Lady Maroons are coming back stronger than ever in the second round. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UP coach Okumu on painful loss: 'Things did not happen as planned'

Mar 10, 2019 - 10:14 PM

The Lady Maroons deal with a slew of health problems as Justine Dorog got rushed to the hospital while Rem Altomea went down in the 2nd set

'NOT FOCUSED'. UP head coach Godfrey Okumu makes sure that the Lady Maroons will come back stronger. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Coach Okumu trusts UP to bounce back after first hiccup

Mar 01, 2019 - 8:51 PM

UP head coach Godfrey Okumu believes the Lady Maroons will move on from their first loss and come back stronger

TRUST. Godfrey Okumu hopes to see a consistent team effort in UP's future games. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Marck Espejo on Japan volleyball's radar, thanks to UP coach

May 27, 2018 - 6:11 PM

UP women's volleyball mentor Godfrey Okumu puts in a good word for the 5-time MVP

HISTORIC. Marck Espejo will be the first Filipino to play in a Japanese volleyball club. Photo by Joaquin Flores/Rappler

UP Lady Maroons channel their inner Paul Desiderio in win over UST

Feb 28, 2018 - 6:47 PM

The Lady Maroons draw inspiration from Paul Desiderio as they head into their last first elimination round game

'ATIN ITO'. The UP Lady Maroons are finding their groove with the new system.Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler