Thailand U22 national team squad for SEA Games 2023 at Cambodia, is just one type of sport that has not received the bonus from the National Sports Development Fund of Thailand (NSDF) because it is still pending an investigation into the brawl in the final game with Indonesia U22 national team in 16 May.
Today (July 6), this morning at the Government House, The National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) has a ceremony to give bonuses to athletes from all associations and sports who win medals. from SEA Games 2023 in Cambodia
The award according to the criteria of the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF), the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT), with the condition that the gold medal will receive 300,000 baht(RM39,887), a silver medal of 150,000 baht(RM19,943), and a bronze medal of 75,000 baht(RM9,971), while the sports trainer Individuals or teams of up to 6 people will receive 20%. Teams of 7 or more people will receive 10% of the amount received by athletes. The affiliated sports association Will receive 30 percent of the amount that athletes receive, but not more than 10 million baht(RM1,329,569)
However, in Football, there is only a women’s football team. who can win a bronze medal receive a bonus for only one team, with 20 athletes getting 75,000 baht(RM9,971) each, totaling 2,100,000 baht(RM279,209), for the men’s football team Haven’t received any prize money yet due to defamatory behavior in the Men’s Football final round However, the Board of SAT will consider awarding money later.
In this regard, Dr. Kongsak Yodmanee, Governor of the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT), clarified that the prize money bonus for the men’s football team has been slowed down. Due to the problem of controversy in the finals with Indonesia, which is a matter that tarnishes the reputation and image of the Thai sports industry, SAT asked the Football Association of Thailand to make a letter clarifying the aforementioned events but hasn’t received a reply yet.
In addition, Dr.Kongsak also revealed that the SAT board had asked SAT to verify the facts. Who did wrong Some inappropriate acts, such as those who commit an offense and are directly involved in a brawl and are punished, may not receive a reward. This issue requires a clear clarification of who is who and how to blame each person. will consider the facts and look at the overall picture whether it breaks any rules which are not stuck in terms of prize money Or the disbursement system, SAT will expedite inquiries to the Football Association in order to make a clarification back as soon as possible
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