The Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas Inc. (LVPI) is demanding the return of $80,000 (roughly P3.8 million) it paid to its flip-flopping worldwide federation on the heels of recent elections the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has ordered for the nationwide affiliation.
LVPI president Joey Romasanta wrote the worldwide volleyball federation (FIVB) concerning its standing, saying the world governing physique of the game had granted it “provisional” authority over volleyball affairs within the nation.
However on Tuesday, POC president Abraham Tolentino stated it should preside over new elections for volleyball upon the request of FIVB via its common director, Fabio Azevedo.
Romasanta stated LVPI hasn’t acquired any discover concerning the FIVB’s withdrawal of recognition of its authority.
“We have now abided by their situations set in 2015; we’ve got paid out money owed that weren’t ours,” Romasanta stated. “I believe it’s solely truthful and justified that we’re given the courtesy of being knowledgeable.”
These funds made by LVPI reached $80,000.
“They (FIVB) or the subsequent volleyball physique ought to return the quantity to us,” Romasanta stated.
Invoking a letter from the FIVB dated Dec. 7, 2020, Tolentino stated they’ll ask “all volleyball stakeholders to cooperate and take part within the elections.”
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