Sibol to Investigate Allegations Regarding Undisclosed SEA Games Representative
The official national team of the Philippines for the 31st Southeast Asia (SEA) Games, Sibol, posted an official statement addressing the allegations faced by one of the representative teams. The organization did not disclose which of the teams were being investigated. However, fans speculate that it’s the League of Legends (LoL) PC representative, (WPE). The team has been under fire due to allegedly cheating to gain an unfair advantage during the Sibol Qualifiers. Sibol stated that it shall do what is necessary to keep the competitive field as fair as possible and will be investigating further to determine the best course of action.
Sibol to investigate allegations against SEA Games representatives
Through a Facebook post, the official SEA games national team in the Philippines issued an official statement that they are aware of the allegations that some of its representatives have been facing.
“Rest assured that we are looking into the matter in order to determine the correct course of action,” Sibol captioned.
The organization stated “Team Sibol abides by the spirit of honor in competition. As such we will do what is necessary to protect the values of sportsmanship, integrity, and fair play in representing the country.”
Sibol investigation may be about the WPE misconduct allegations
Sibol did not reveal who these representatives are. However, fans speculate that this may be WPE who allegedly cheated during the Sibol Qualifiers and committed several instances of misconduct during local esports events in the Philippines.
The issue started when the pro player, Jerem, posted allegations toward WPE on his social media handles. A livestream was also posted where an alleged insider from WPE revealed that the team cheated to increase their odds of winning the Sibol Qualifiers
Sibol is yet to reveal the results of its investigations. Fans will have to keep their eyes peeled for upcoming updates.