Daughter of VP Leni Robredo Slams Gilas Fans for Cheering: “Mali na nga, Ginatungan niyo pa!”

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The daughter of Vice President Leni Robredo, Tricia Robredo slams Gilas fans for cheering the Philippine team who were involved in a controversial brawl against the visiting Australian Boomers Basketball Team on Tuesday at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan for the FIBA World Cup Qualifier.

The controversial basket-brawl between the Philippines (Gilas Pilipinas) and the Australian national team is part of the first round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers held on Monday night.

Due to the popularity of the controversial brawl between the Philippines and Australia it caught the attentions of Tricia Robredo, the daughter of the Vice President of the Philippines, Vice President Leni Robredo. Tricia Robredo is also an avid basketball fan and considered herself as a lover of the sports most Filipinos loved.

Tricia Robredo slammed the basketball fans present during the match between Australia and the Philippines for contributing on the worsening situation between the two Basketball Teams, instead of helping them to pacify the raging athletes.

Based upon the video captured on live television, it shows that some audience at the Philippine Arena threw some water bottles towards the brawling athletes. Some of the fans even cheered for Gilas while they’re trying to knock out some of the members of the visiting Australian Boomers, the national basketball team of Australia.

The Vice Presidential daugther took to Twitter as she shared her dissappointment with the Filipino fans and supporters of Gilas Pilipinas.

Tricia Robredo was quoted as saying “Can we also talk about the spectators in the arena who threw bottles and  cheered with every punch thrown at the opponents? Being a supporter also means keeping your idols in check. Hindi yung gagatungan pa kahit mali na.

Robredo also lauded and praised the cooler heads of some Gilas players, namely June Mar Fajardo, Gabe Norwood and Baser Amer.

Source: Twitter / Facebook 

Ed Umbao

Founder of PhilNews.xyz | co-Founder of PhilNews.ph

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