NCAA games cancelled again

March 09, 2020

FOR the second time in less than two months, the NCAA has suspended all activities, amid the threat posed by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Juniors activities were indefinitely postponed on February 6, and seniors events followed on Feb. 14. 

The league resumed its games on March 16 but decided to suspend all activities anew after the Department of Health declared a Code Red, Sub-Level 1 last weekend.

“The Policy Board is set to meet soon to discuss the possibility of postponing the games, or cancelling altogether all games,” said NCAA Management Committee chairman Peter Cayco in a statement.

The action of the NCAA is for the safety and welfare of the students, the athletes, the fans, and the officials,” he added.  

Activities in the UAAP were postponed for a while as well, and the PBA moved back the opening of its 45th season by a week. On Monday, UAAP juniors games were played behind closed doors at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.