FAT boss election row ends in farce | Bangkok Post: news

News > Sports

FAT boss election row ends in farce

Virach surprisingly accepts 72 voters after lengthy struggle

- +

After months of war of words and legal struggle, the row over the election for president of the Football Association of Thailand (FAT) ended in a farcical manner yesterday. 

Virach Charnpanich, standing, and Worawi Makudi, right, at yesterday’s meeting.

FAT presidential candidate Virach Charnpanich accepted the proposed reduction in the number of election voters to 72 from about 180 as recommended by Fifa, during a meeting of representatives of FAT member clubs and Fifa.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

0 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments