Thailand’s FA bans two footballers for six months over SEA Games brawl

Thailand’s Football Association (FA) banned two Thai footballers from enjoying in national games for six months over the brawls that erupted through the men’s soccer final between Indonesia and Thailand at the SEA Games in Phnom Penh on May sixteen. The FA banned three workers members who stormed the pitch for a whole year, citing their lack of maturity.
The FA handed a six-month ban to goalie Soponvit Rakyart, who ran half the size of the pitch to throw a punch after chaos broke out through the final minutes of the match. Another player who received concerned, substitute Teerapak Pruegna, additionally obtained a six-month ban from nationwide games for brawling.
Their bans would have been longer however the FA went simple on them since they’re “young” and had been “under match strain and have apologised.” Whereas, the FA banned three workers members who should know higher – Prasobchok Chokmor, Pattravudh Wongsripeuk, and Mayeed Mudadum – for one year…
“The fact-finding team agreed unanimously that as adults, the goalkeeping coach and group officers must be mature sufficient to control the situation and set a good example for the players, who are aged beneath 22 years outdated. They shouldn’t lead or take part within the incident.”
After War Elephant substitute Yotsakorn Burapha scored an equaliser in the 90th minute, Indonesia hit back and netted a aim due to a slip from Thai defender Somchai Thongcham.
Seconds later, an enormous brawl broke out with coaches storming the pitch and inspiring the battle. The referee dished out 5 red cards to these accountable: one to Thailand’s goalie Soponvit, one to Indonesian defender Komang Trisanda and three to the unruly coaches.
Indonesia scored two extra targets earlier than the final whistle blew, placing an finish to Indonesia’s 32-year SEA Games men’s soccer medal drought with a 5-2 win.
The South East Asia (SEA) Games football final between Indonesia and Thailand turned into a Muay Thai match yesterday when Thailand netted an equalising aim in further time, sparking a dramatic brawl. But Indonesia ran out victors scoring three more goals in extra-time to win their first SEA Games men’s soccer medal in 32 years with a 5-2 victory.
After a heated match on a sweltering Phonm Phenh evening, Indonesia’s worst fears were realised when the War Elephant’s substitute participant Yotsakorn Burapha scored an equaliser in the ninetieth minute to degree the score 2-2.
Two minutes into additional time, Indonesia clapped back and netted a goal because of a slip-up from Thai defender Somchai Thongcham.
Seconds later, an enormous brawl broke out with coaches from both teams storming the pitch and inspiring the battle. A flood of security workers ran onto the pitch in a bid to quell the violence.
The referee dished out five red cards for those answerable for starting the fight: one for Thailand’s goalie Soponvit who ran the length of the pitch to launch a punch, one for Indonesian defender Komang Trisanda and three for coaches from both teams.
Don’t miss out continued as soon as calm returned only for Thai-Danish player Jonathan Khemdee to be despatched off with a yellow card in the 101st minute, leaving just nine players on the pitch preventing Thailand’s nook.
Then, Indonesia’s Fajar Fathur Rahman scored the team’s fourth, but not final, goal from the sting of the field. Then, Thailand was left with eight men when striker Teerasak obtained a second yellow card in the 118th minute.
The game drew to a detailed after Indonesia’s fittingly-named Beckham Putra struck a ultimate goal, putting an end to Indonesia’s 32-year SEA Games men’s soccer medal drought.
Having won the match, Indonesian head coach Indra Syafri quickly forgot about the players’ lack of sportsmanship…
“I remorse that friends from both Thailand and our team [fought]. But It’s over, we already hugged and forgave one another. This is soccer.”

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