Bangkok Post

T1 giants Port, coach Choketawee part ways after just eight months

- TOR CHITTINAND

>>Thai League 1 front-runners Port yesterday dropped a bombshell, announcing the terminatio­n of their coach Choketawee Promrut’s contract.

The decision, taken at an executive committee meeting of the top-flight club yesterday, also affects members of Choketawee’s entire coaching team.

Port team president Nualphan Lamsam said former coach Jadet Meelarp will take over the reins of the team once again.

“We had a talk with coach Choketawee and his staff and both sides mutually agreed to end the contract with immediate effect,” said Nualphan.

“Myself and everyone at the club would like to express our sincere thanks to Choketawee and his staff for the hard work they put in over the past eight months.

“As the Port chairperso­n, I look forward to continuing the good relationsh­ip that exists between coach Choketawee and the team. I also wish him the very best of luck in his future endeavours.”

Nualphan added that Port were about to issue training guidelines to their players who have been released by the club because of the coronaviru­s fears.

“We have to be ready for the future, so coach Jadet will soon be providing the players with a training regime. We want them to return to the team fit and ready whenever the footballin­g activities resume in the Thailand,” she said.

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JOB: Coach Choketawee Promrut, left, and Port FC president Nualphan Lamsam.
OUT OF JOB: Coach Choketawee Promrut, left, and Port FC president Nualphan Lamsam.

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