Football Association of Thailand(FA Thailand), Announcement of penalties for those involved in a brawl at the Men’s football in SEA Games 2023 final between the Thailand U22 national team VS Indonesia U22 national team on 16 May 2023.
The Fact Investigation Committee of FA Thailand, chaired by Pol. Lt. Gen. Amnuay Nimmano, has been keeping evidence and investigating since 18 May 2023, and was completed on 22 May 2023.
According to the consideration of the fact-finding investigation committee, There was a unanimous opinion that, although Mr. Prasobchok Chokmoh, goalkeeper coach, Mr. Mayeed Mad-Adam, team staff, Mr. Patrawut Wongsripuek, team staff by position, responsibility, besides acting as a coach for football players or performing other duties according to the responsibility of the football team, with knowledge, experience, age, qualifications, and maturity, must have a duty Supervise Behavior and conduct of football players as well. Especially this national team It is a squad U22, which is considered young. and especially must behave as a good role model To admonish and train athletes who misbehave or have behaviors that imply improper conduct. It is not a leader in the crime or participating in the crime itself, as in this case. Therefore there is no reason to be merciful.
the board Therefore, by virtue of the regulations on ethics for professional athletes and professional sports personnel in charge of the Football Association of Thailand 2017, amended (1st time) 2022 Section 1 Ethics of Professional Athletes and Professional Sports Personnel Article 3 (4) and (11) Section 2 Mechanism and Ethics Enforcement System Article 7 together with Category 3 Penalties Article 10.9 agrees to punish all 3 staff coaches “suspension from performing duties on behalf of the Thailand national team for 1 year”
Part 2 Thai national team players Who received a red card from the aforementioned brawl, namely Mr. Sophonwit Rakyat, goalkeeper, and Mr. Teerapak Pruengna, the reserve player for the Thai national team number 18, who also participated in the offense. In addition to being in a state of psychological pressure with a focus on the results of the competition and there were provocative events leading to more violence After the incident, he realized his wrongdoing and issued a public apology. coupled with both of them still in their youth Therefore, there is a reason to be merciful.
the board Therefore, by virtue of the regulations on ethics for professional athletes and professional sports personnel in charge of the Football Association of Thailand 2017, amended (1st time) 2022 Section 1 Ethics of Professional Athletes and Professional Sports Personnel Article 3 (4) and (11) Section 2 Mechanism and Ethics Enforcement System Article 7 In addition, Section 3 Penalties Clause 10.8 agrees to punish “suspension of duty (Participating in the competition) on behalf of the Thailand national team for any squad for 6 months.”
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