Fifa warns Pattaya FC to drop lawsuit
- Published: 18 Jun 2013 at 20.36
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Fifa demanded on Tuesday that Pattaya FC withdraw its lawsuit against the Football Association of Thailand (FAT) and its president Worawi Makudi, or the country could face international sanctions.
"Please take note that should the club's action [lawsuit] not to be withdrawn by 24 June 2013, the matter will be referred to the Fifa Emergency Committee to take appropriate measures against the FAT, which may include immediate and indefinite suspension," Fifa deputy secretary-general Markus Kattner said in a faxed letter, dated Monday and sent to FAT secretary-general Ong-arj Kosinkar.
"Such a suspension would mean that the FAT would lose all its membership rights ... as well as prevent all Thailand teams (national or club) from having international contact and participating in Fifa and AFC [Asian Football Confederation].
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