Adisak drives futsal tourney to Thailand
- Published: 18 Oct 2012 at 21.58
- Online news:
Thailand was selected to host the 2012 Fifa Futsal World Cup ahead of China, Iran, Azerbaijan, the Czech Republic and Guatemala in a vote in 2010.
Football Association of Thailand (FAT) president Worawi Makudi apparently had a role in bringing the tournament to the kingdom.
Mr Worawi is a Fifa executive member and at that time was close to Fifa president Sepp Blatter. However, their relations have reportedly turned sour after the soccer's governing body banned former Asian football chief and ex-Fifa executive member Mohamed bin Hammam from all Fifa and football related activities for life.
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