Roar apologise for ACL jersey sham

first_imgBrisbane Roar Brisbane Roar apologise for Asian Champions League jersey numbers sham Goal Last updated 1 year ago 06:29 1/24/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Brisbane Roar Ceres-Negros Brisbane Roar AFC Champions League Brisbane Roar v Ceres Central Coast Mariners v Brisbane Roar Central Coast Mariners Ceres A-League The Australian club released a statement saying sorry for embarassing themselves in Asia’s club continental competition Brisbane Roar have apologised for the club’s performance after being bundled out of the Asian Champions League at the playoff stage by Philippines side Ceres-Negros FC.The Roar were defeated 3-2 at Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre on Tuesday night, with the club in the spotlight for having several jerseys with numbers falling off and kits patched up with sticky tape.In a statement released on Wednesday, the club admitted to embarrassing themselves with the jerseys issues but maintained they were dedicated to improving their situation on and off the field. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player “The club understands the result against Ceres-Negros FC was disappointing and the performance was unacceptable,” the statement said.”We have always worn our orange jersey with pride.”Last night, our club disappointed many people and embarrassed ourselves with the presentation of numbering on our orange jersey. This was of no fault of BRFC kit manufacturer Umbro and we are unreservedly apologetic. Brisbane Roar jersey“BRFC would like to assure its members, supporters, partners and the local football community that we are fully committed to improving both on and off the field.” Brisbane went 1-0 up against their Filipino opposition through veteran striker Massimo Maccarone but the wheels fell off soon after, with Ceres scoring just before half-time and twice in the second half.The club has a chance to make amends with an A-League clash at Central Coast on Saturday night.last_img read more