Apology Letter Of Gilas Pilipinas Players Regarding The Brawl Against Australia

It’s been 2 days since the unpleasant brawl that occurred last Monday, and Gilas players have finally taken to social media to express their regrets over their actions.

In the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers game between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia last July 2, a messy brawl took place in the 3rd quarter which lead to 13 players ejected and the game called off early. Several images and videos from the brawl spiraled all over the internet and worldwide.

Gilas players involved in the brawl gave apology statements through their social media accounts.

Gilas guard RR Pogoy said that he hopes to control his emotions better in the next following games.

Gilas team captain Jayson Castro said that the brawl does not reflect on him as a person and that he wants to be a better example for young kids.


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Former Gilas player Marc Pingris also apologized for the infamous selfie that he took after the brawl.

Sorry po?

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Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes hopes that team will come back stronger and better after the regretful incident.

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