Asian Basketball | Melee in Manila: basketballers await sanctions for wild brawl

Melee in Manila: basketballers await sanctions for wild brawl

Philippine and Australian players could be hit hard for brawl, one of worst seen in a top qualifying match; Filipino officials hoping individuals are punished, not officials, as World Cup looms next year and Manila will co-host the event in 2023

July 10, 2018 4:20 PM (UTC+8)
A shot of the brawl that erupted between Philippine and Australian players during their World Cup qualifier in Bocaue, north of Manila. Photo: AFP/ Pet Salvador
A shot of the brawl that erupted between Philippine and Australian players during their World Cup qualifier in Bocaue, north of Manila. Photo: AFP/ Pet Salvador
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