Coach Akira Nishino will not be able to follow his players' plans due to the complicated developments of the Covid-19 epidemic in Thailand.
Chanathip and his teammates playing in Japan are at great risk of missing matches in this March World Cup qualifier due to Covid-19.
FAT is rushing to seek new assistant for Nishino to prepare for the World Cup 2022 qualifiers.
Akira Nishino said he was planning to seek new players to strengthen the squad before the World Cup 2022 qualifiers next year.
The 26-year-old Thai midfielder was happy with three points in a 3-0 win over Indonesia last night, but is hoping fans will continue to support Thailand in the next game.
In the second match of group G at the World Cup 2022 qualifiers, Indonesia was thrashed 0-3 by Thailand.
Chanathip is confident and excited to play in front of an Indonesian audience more than 80,000.
Speaking at a press conference ahead of the World Cup 2022 2nd round qualifier, Thailand’s manager Akira Nishino said that ‘Changsuek’ is prepared to win full three points.
Thai coach Akira Nishino expressed disappointment with the scoreless World Cup 2022 qualifier against Vietnam on Thursday night, noting that his squad wasted many chances.