Philippines hit over Sea Games snafus

The Philippines, the host of this year’s South-east Asian (SEA) Games, came under fire on Sunday (Nov 24) over the shabby welcome given to arriving athletes from four countries.

Delegates from Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and Timor-Leste had complained that they waited hours at the airport or were driven to the wrong hotel.

Athletes have begun flying into Manila ahead of the November 30 opening of the Games, but for Cambodia and East Timor’s football squads, the arrival was not what they were expecting.

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