Mochamad Iriawan, president of the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI), apologized to the Football Association of Thailand. In the case of Indonesian football fans smashed a bus of players and staff until the glass broke in the AFF Mitsubishi Electric Cup 2022 group stage round, Group A on 29th December.
In this match, have 50,000 fans at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta and have fans at outside stadium smashing bus of players Thailand national team and chanted swearing word during on the way to the stadium.
“We are too confident that the Thailand national team will travel from my hotel to the stadium. With only 1 escort vehicle, we didn’t expect this to happen.” President PSSI said.
“I sincerely hope that the players, staff, and all Thai football fans will forgive us. And this is a very valuable lesson for the Indonesian football community.”
“We can assure you that this will not happen again in next games. Being a rival is only on the field, 90 minutes is enough. After that, we’re friends.”
Credit Photo : FA Thailand