Philippines – With all the offensiveness that has been brought out by the crack between Olympian EJ Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Track And Field Association (PATAFA), there is a bit of graciousness.
In view of this, Obiena, who has quit getting financing from PATAFA since August 31 last year, uncovered in a meeting with Dyan Castillejo that he has been getting a few limited quantities from “ordinary Filipino individuals” to get by in Italy.
Hence, Sen. Manny Pacquiao has proposed to help the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) in settling the issue between shaft vaulter EJ Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Track And Field Association (PATAFA).
In a social media post, the official applicant praised the PSC for its quick activity in separating the two gatherings, saying he was prepared to help in any capacity he can. Obiena is confronting conceivable ejection from the public group following his crack with PATAFA and its recent big cheese Philip Ella Juico.
In the previous weeks, PATAFA has compromised the removal, however has likewise intended to charge the top post vaulter with estafa. Juico has additionally since been proclaimed “Persona non grata” by the Philippine Olympic Committee.
All of this coming from charges of misusing of assets given to Obiena for installment of his mentor Vitaly Petrov. In their intercession, the PSC appeared to agree with neither one of the gatherings’ position.
They are athletes, gladly calling the Philippines our country. Rather than tossing allegations against one another, can they not talk as athletes prepared and presented to the fundamental beliefs of Olympism which is greatness, fellowship, and regard. This is what PSC director Butch Ramirez said in the assertion.
The Philippine games body additionally set down requests for both Obiena and PATAFA, including the previous’ completing of the liquidation of his records, and for the games body to rethink their dropping of Obiena from the public group program. The PSC has said that the issue has pulled the country’s name to the soil of pessimism.