General Prawit Wongsuwan, Acting Deputy Prime Minister as the chairman of the National Olympic Committee of Thailand said in Meeting and request to Pol. Gen. Dr. Somyot Poompanmoung, President of the Football Association of Thailand resign After being unable to lead the Thailand U22 national team to win the gold medal in the SEA Games 2023 Men’s football tournament in Cambodia.
In the last morning(30 June) At the General Assembly The Olympic Committee of Thailand for the year 2022 at the Olympic Committee meeting room, Bangkok, has executive directors, consultants, and representatives of sports associations. come to the meeting.
and within the meeting, There is an agenda that summarizes the performance of the Thai athletes. At the 32nd SEA Games in Cambodia, Gen. Yuthasak Sasiprapha, Lifetime Honorary President gave an example of a sports association that had a complete failure, namely the Football Association of Thailand especially the men’s soccer team not winning the gold medal and also tarnished the reputation of Thailand From the event that the athlete and the coaching staff caused a brawl with the Indonesia national team. in the Men’s Football final round Until it became famous news all over the world.
“I used to say that this SEA Games If men’s soccer doesn’t win a gold medal Let the president of the Football Association resign, so want to ask back if he will resign? Let’s not talk about financial problems at all. We made our own mistakes. we must have spirit This time the name of the country is very bad. Emotional control has not just happened. It has always existed. It cannot be used.” Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan as chairman of the meeting Has mentioned this matter in a fierce mood
“I don’t want the country to lose its reputation because of only one sports association. Other associations also lose because they have to share responsibility. Therefore, the President of the Football Association of Thailand must resign, and coach too. Why do you go down and fight? It’s all damaged our images because the TV broadcasts live all over the world. He saw them all it’s a big deal It’s not a small matter. 70 million Thai people are very embarrassed by other nations.”
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