Perpetual prexy cries foul over Altas’ game forfeiture

first_imgLATEST STORIES Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim El Nido residents told to vacate beach homes Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Bong Ravena thought son Kiefer was bound to become a coach Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Prince Eze. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netPerpetual president and CEO Antonio Tamayo broke his silence and backed up his team’s claim that the NCAA committed a huge mistake when it decided to allow the game between the Altas and the St. Benilde Blazers to push through on July 11 despite already acknowledging the former’s problems with their uniforms.“They were wrong to allow our team to play and penalized us twice by slapping us a technical foul and gave the other team a free throw before the game started and then forfeit it later,” Tamayo said in a statement.ADVERTISEMENT National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. View comments FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant Perpetual were meted a technical foul for wearing its dark uniform despite it being designated as the light team for the tiff.The game ended with the Altas winning, 69-65, but the NCAA management committee (Mancom) decided to overturn the game and handed the victory to the Blazers.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsTamayo acknowledged that his side was also at fault for not having its white jerseys in time, but the game should have resulted in a forfeiture right from the get-go.Perpetual has already filed its counter-protest over the Mancom’s decision on Wednesday. Mancom chairman Fr. Glynn Ortega, OAR, of host San Sebastian and the rest of the Board are still convening on Monday afternoon to find a resolution for the issue.But for Tamayo, the power should have been vested on commissioner Bai Cristobal to make the necessary action.“The league should empower Commissioner Bai Cristobal and let him decide anything related to basketball matters,” he said. “I believe they should not forfeit the game under the process undertaken by the commissioner.”The Altas are currently at the cellar with a 0-2 slate.ADVERTISEMENT Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet MOST READlast_img

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