SPORTS: Ramon Fernandez Accepts Offer to be the Philippine Sports Commissioner

The four-time MVP and one of the best basketball players of the Philippines, Ramon Fernandez was offered the position of Philippine Sports Commission, Philippine Star reported.

ramon fernandez

According to the news report, the 62-year-old Fernandez will instill his “Change the Game” theme to help redirect the goals and directions of Philippine sports. Moreover, he guaranteed that more sports facilities in the provinces will be built under his watch.

In addition, he told the Philippine Star that “accepting the job is his own way to give back to the sports” that brought him in.

The appointment came from Duterte’s special assistant; Christopher “Bong” Go through a phone call last Wednesday afternoon.

MVP Ramon Fernandez

Fernandez is one of the greatest player to have ever played in the Philippine Basketball Association. In line with his biography,  he had earned 19 PBA championships. He’s known to be the key star player of the following teams back in the day:

  • Toyota
  • Manila Beer
  • Tanduay
  • Purefoods
  • and lastly San Miguel

Change is Coming

The president-elect Duterte is vocal about his reforming our nation to a much more respectable and sustainable country by trying to lessen corruption. Having said that, the newly appointed commissioner shared that his principles must go hand-in-hand with principles of community empowerment, decentralization and envision a drug-free community for the youth and children, the publication added.

What do you think of this news? Do you think he is capable of the job?


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