Indonesian ministries ask Fiba for postponement

Gilas Pilipinas' remaining Fiba Asia Cup qualifying match for the first window is also facing postponement. Three Indonesian news outlets have reported late on Saturday that the country's Ministry of Youth and Sport (Kemenpora) and Ministry of Health (Kemenkes) have asked its basketball federation, Pebrasi, to call off its matches against South Korea and the Philippines. The move was "in anticipation of the spread of the [novel] coronavirus," the reports said. Gilas is set to play Indonesia in Jakarta on Feb. 23. Its first match, a home game against Thailand, has also been called off last Friday following the recommendation of the Philippines' Department of Health. Pebr...Keep on reading: Indonesian ministries ask Fiba for postponement

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