Hanoi (VNA) – The Asian Soccer Confederation (AFC)
on Could 17 introduced that it’s investigating “acts of violence” in
the boys’s ultimate on the SEA Video games 2023 between Thailand and Indonesia.
A spokesperson for the governing physique for soccer in Asia
mentioned that the AFC is disillusioned with the disorderly incidents on the Sea
Video games soccer ultimate.
“The AFC underlines the significance of truthful play, mutual
respect, and sportsmanship, and takes a zero tolerance strategy in the direction of all
such acts of violence, which threaten the bodily integrity of gamers and
officers,” the spokesperson mentioned.
In the meantime, the Thai soccer affiliation mentioned it could
punish anybody discovered to have been within the flawed within the sport. On the identical time,
the affiliation will arrange a committee to analyze these concerned as
quickly as doable and can take definitive measures.
The Soccer Affiliation of Indonesia has not but issued an
official response to the incident. The Indonesian males’s soccer staff has been
thirsty for a SEA Sport gold medal for 32 years.
The ultimate match between the U22 gamers of Indonesia and
Thailand came about in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on the night of Could 16. The
match ended with a 5-2 victory for Indonesia whose staff had 10 males on the
subject, and Thailand with solely eight. This was probably the most intense SEA Video games ultimate
ever, with a complete of seven crimson and 12 yellow playing cards given to each groups.
The match noticed two brawls between the gamers and the
teaching employees of the 2 sides./.