Football Association of Thailand Issued a statement acknowledging disappointment and regret over the incident. And confirmed that the investigation and punishment of all those involved will be strictly followed. in a quarrel In the men’s football battle of the SEA Games 2023, the final match between the Thai national team met the Indonesian national team yesterday.
“Football Association of Thailand We would like to express our condolences to the incident that occurred during the SEA Games football match. The final match between the Thai national team meets the Indonesian national team on May 16, 2023.” FA Thailand said in official statement.
“As for the results of the competition, the association believes that this Thai national team was able to qualify for the finals with a style of play that can still be developed further Even winning the silver medal in this competition may not be as successful as the athletes and coaches hoped for, but football is a competitive sport. that there must be a fulfilling winner and a loser who has to come back and fix it to prepare to return to the competition again”
“However, in addition to the performance of the national team, the association would like to express its disappointment and apologize for the off-field chaos that occurred during the match. Which has a picture that appears to the audience, both on the field and football fans around the world, and has caused great damage to the Thailand national football team.”
“Especially the team of staff coaches who are considered personnel who must maintain the image as a representative of the Thai people. Every minute of duty must be aware of maturity Their tolerance for temptation is excellent under such high-pressure competition.”
“The association would like to inform that A committee will be set up to investigate all relevant persons to find out the facts urgently. and there will be severe punishment with no protection for the personnel who caused damage in this incident. This process will begin immediately after the team returns to Thailand.”
“The association would like to express our condolences to Thai football fans, Thai people, those involved and highly affected by this event. And will send formal apology letters to other organizations who have been affected by this event”
“and is willing to accept all suggestions in order to improve the performance and prevent such incidents from occurring again”
Football Association of Thailand under the royal patronage
May 17, 2023
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