Coach ng San Juan, nag-sorry sa pagdura sa player ng Valenzuela sa MBPL

Coach ng San Juan, nag-sorry sa pagdura sa player ng Valenzuela sa MBPL

- The assistant coach of San Juan Knights has apologized for spitting on one of the players of Valenzuela

- Yong Garcia said sorry on Tuesday for spitting on Lord Casajeros, the player of Valenzuela

- The game was played at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan

- A replay would show that Garcia spat on the shoulder of Casajeros during a heated exchange

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Assistant coach Yong Garcia of San Juan issued a public apology after spitting on Lord Casajeros, a player of Valenzuela City MJAS Zenith, during a Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League game held at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

Coach ng San Juan, nag-sorry pagkatapos duraan ang player ng Valenzuela; insidente, nakunan ng video
Photo: Coach Yong Garcia (@joy.novelagarcia)
Source: Facebook

A replay of the incident would show Garcia spitting on the shoulder of Casajeros.

As per ABS-CBN, Casajeros described the incident as, "Nakakababa ng pagkatao ang ginawa niya sa 'kin. Nirerespeto ko s'ya pero bakit ganon ang ginawa n'ya."

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Garcia was ejected from the game and he took to Facebook on Tuesday and publicly apologized, and acknowledged that his action was "unacceptable and unprofessional."

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"I am writing a public apology for the recent incident that involved my unacceptable and unprofessional behavior as a basketball coach, as a representative of the city of San Juan and most especially as a husband and parent," a part of Garcia's statement read.

He also addressed a personal apology to Casajeros.

"I would like to sincerely apologize to Lordi Casajeros, the Valenzuela Team Manager, Jon Santos, the coaching staff, its players, the city of Valenzuala and to the MPBL Management Team. To my San Juan Family headed by Senator Jinggoy Estrada and the community, my behavior does not in anyway represent your good city and organisation. The incident was regrettable and inexcusable. I take full responsibility for my actions..."

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Here is his full statement.

Sports-related stories involving popular personalities tend to go viral. Aside from the incident involving San Juan Coach Garcia and Valenzuela's Casajeros, issues pertaining to Alyssa Valdez and Kiefer Ravena, as well as that of Scottie Thompson and his wife, went viral too.

Alyssa Valdez and Kiefer Ravena are currently making headlines due to an update about their relationship. Alyssa’s camp has confirmed that the two athletes have broken up. Her management team VMG Asia Management also clarified there was no third party involved. The volleyball star also took to Twitter to urge everyone to “avoid making up stories & spreading false rumors.”

Scottie Thompson and his wife Jinky Serrano have recently went on a honeymoon. The married couple recently flew to Georgia to spend quality time together. On his Instagram account, the PBA star posted a photo showing him carrying Jinky on his back. The breathtaking view of Gudauri could likewise be seen in snapshot.


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