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Why did Jordan quit tuneup vs hilas?



Jordan's head coach Joe Staybing claimed that Philippine mentor Yang Giao cursed his players

Published 16:11, November 22, 2018

Updated 16:11, November 22, 2018

WORDS OF WAR. Things warmed up between Hylas Pilipinas coach Yeng Giao and Jordan’s tactician Joe Stein. Photo: Delfin Dioquino / Rappler

WORDS OF WAR. Things warmed up between Hylas Pilipinas coach Yeng Giao and Jordan’s tactician Joe Stein. Photo: Delfin Dioquino / Rappler

MANILA, Philippines. In a strange turn of events, which was just a friendly game in the tunnel between Gilas Pilipinas and Jordan, she enraged her shoulder between the rival coaches.

Jordan's head coach Joe Staybing decided to withdraw his team from the competition on Wednesday, November 21, to prevent an escalation of events after he and the Philippine mentor Yeng Guao had exchanged hot words.

The game ended prematurely with the remaining 6:23 minutes to play as Staybing, his coaching staff and his players headed to the locker room with the Filipinos leading 82–73.

“If we get into a fight, I don’t think it would be good for both teams. That is why we just decided to name the game, ”Stibing told reporters before leaving the Meralco gym in Pasig with his team.

The war of words was ignited after a Jordanian player threw the ball to the Philippines Scotty Thompson during a dead ball situation.

In the story, Stibing allegedly cursed geoah from a certain player from Jordan, and the visiting coach did not like it. (READ: Guiao in a war of words against a Jordanian coach: “I just didn’t want to be bullied”)

Guiao claimed that Stibing "said he was ready to take my ass", prompting a verbal fight that was eventually stopped by the players and the coaching staff of both teams.

“I told the coach what I shouldn’t say, but I didn’t curse him, and it was only in the midst of the battle. But I asked him twice not to curse my guys, and he continued to do it even after that. ”

“When an adversary curses your players and calls them with names, I think it crosses the lines, and I think it upset me. I asked the coach earlier, I said, “Please do not talk to my players. & # 39; And he did it again.

“I had players before, if the coach curses them, they will follow them and start the fight. I think this is unprofessional. I am a trainer. I will never talk to another player. their."

“I was disappointed with this, and it seemed to me that if we continue the game, something bad will happen, and I don’t want it to happen.”

On Friday, November 23, Hylas travels to Lebanon to another tuneup game. Rappler.com


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