STATEMENT ON WORLD CUP QUALIFIER IN PHILIPPINES

STATEMENT ON WORLD CUP QUALIFIER IN PHILIPPINES

The Chief Executive of Basketball Australia Anthony Moore has issued the following statement.

"Basketball Australia deeply regrets the incident in tonight’s match between the Boomers and the Philippines in Manila. We are extremely disappointed with what happened and our role in it.

“This is not the spirit in which sport should be played and certainly not in the spirit in which we aim to play basketball.

"We apologise to our fans and will await the penalties to be handed down.”

Anthony Moore be available to media today in Brisbane.

Details of his press conference will be issued this morning.