Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – One of many Thailand U-22 nationwide group (group) officers who hit the U-22 Indonesia Nationwide Staff supervisor, Sumardji, lastly got here and apologized to the Indonesian Nationwide Staff.
Based mostly on the video uploaded by Effendi Gazali, the official member of the U-22 Thailand nationwide group apologized whereas crying and hugged Sumardji. It may be seen that the official members are nonetheless carrying the blue Thai jersey.
“I am from Thailand, I am sorry,” stated a Thai official whereas crying, quoted on Wednesday (17/5/2023).
“No downside, sure,” answered Sumardji.
Other than conveying an apology to Sumardji, the Thai official additionally shook arms with the Indonesian Nationwide Staff Coach, Indra Sjafri and former Indonesian Nationwide Staff participant, Bima Sakti.
Beforehand, Sumardji was the sufferer of a Thai official’s beating throughout a commotion within the 2023 SEA Video games remaining match between the U-22 Indonesian nationwide group and the Thai nationwide group on the Olympic Stadium, Phnom Penh, Tuesday (16/5/2023). Reportedly, the incident occurred after the U-22 Indonesian nationwide group succeeded in successful 3-2 because of Irfan Jauhari’s aim initially of the primary half additional time.
Within the video circulating on social media, two folks dressed as Thai officers attacked one of many Indonesian officers. Based on Sumardji’s confession, at first he needed to interrupt up the commotion. Nonetheless, he additionally turned a sufferer.
It may be seen that Sumardji’s jacket was pulled by one of many Thai officers in order that he fell backwards and lay on the grass for a number of moments. From behind, defender of the U-22 Indonesian nationwide group, Komang Teguh, hit the again of the pinnacle of one of many Thai gamers.
Sumardji additionally needed to be carried by two folks to return to the Indonesian bench.
“The issue is I fell. So I obtained in the way in which, in order that nobody would hit me as an alternative,” Sumardji advised the media crew after the match, quoted from CNN Indonesia, Wednesday (17/5/2023).
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