Dzakovic gets away with slap on the wrist

first_imgPanelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles LATEST STORIES Screengrab of video showing Danijela Dzakovic hitting her teammate Jewelle BermilloThe Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas Inc., was ready to impose a severe punishment on Montenegrin import Danijela Dzakovic for hitting BaliPure teammate Jewelle Bermillo during their game against Creamline Saturday night.LVPI director Peter Cayco said they have the power to penalize Dzakovic heavily—like bans on players—as his agency facilitates the International Transfer Certificates for every foreign player in the country.ADVERTISEMENT View comments MOST READ But he said the LVPI will go by the decision of the Premier Volleyball League which just issued a reprimand on Dzakovic.No suspension or ban was mentioned in the PVL statement issued by top official Ricky Palou.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption charges“We invite these imports to spice up the tournament, primarily for the fans, and at the same time share their expertise with the local players,” said Palou. “Conversely, we expect them to play and be at their best, game-wise and character-wise.”However, Palou said a repetition of such act “will be dealt with more severely.” Urgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Easy does it as Kaya wins fifth straight; Ceres scorescenter_img PH beach spikers also eye spots to Continental Cup Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss World dragon boat champs out to make waves in SEA Games Dzakovic hitting Bermillo at the back of the head—after a botched play—was unheard of in Philippine volleyball, which is enjoying a rise in popularity the past decade.The clip went viral and got negative comments from netizens, including some players themselves.Dzakovic, who has reportedly left the country Sunday morning, approached Bermillo after the incident and apologized profusely.She said she was just venting her frustration as she failed to lead BaliPure to a win in 10 matches in the conference.Bermillo has since accepted her apology and BaliPure coach Rommel Abella said the issue has already been settled.ADVERTISEMENT Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting POC chief on SEA Games hosting glitches: ‘It’s normal’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img

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