Thai duo quit after N.Korea defeat

June 16, 2004
BANGKOK, June 16 (Reuters) - Thailand manager Tawatchai Sajjakul and head coach Carlos Roberto Carvalho have quit after the team's 4-1 defeat by North Korea in a World Cup qualifier last week.

'I feel sadness and regret because I love football and I have been trying to do my best, but I disappointed the Thai people. I need to be punished,' Tawatchai told reporters on Wednesday.

Brazilian Carvalho, who took over from Englishman Peter Withe last September, will return to the ...

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