The Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) issued a statement apologizing to football fans. After the pre-season football match between Tottenham Hotspur vs Leicester City at Rajamangala National Stadium, Bangkok was canceled. due to heavy rain, and field conditions were unfavorable for the competition and both teams chose not play because it could be dangerous.
“According to the organizers of the special pre-season football match, Tottenham Hotspur vs Leicester City on July 23, 2023 at Rajamangala National Stadium. expressed his condolences on the incident in termination of the competition From the event of heavy rain for several hours in the Rajamangala Stadium area and the surrounding area before the start of the race and inclement weather It rains continuously make the referee and competition manager Discussed with both clubs which has been carefully considered with an assessment of the readiness of the field In the end, they agreed to make the inevitable decision: to cancel the tournament. Taking into account the safety of the players as much as possible. and the overall integrity of the game” SAT said in official statement
“Sports Authority of Thailand As a caretaker of Rajamangala Stadium has prepared the field and the surrounding area To be in a condition ready to compete before which has been verified and confirm readiness of the field before the match from the tournament manager and the Leicester City Club team and the Tottenham Hotspur Club team that Rajamangala is ready to organize a competition according to the established standard. but due to heavy rain and there are inclement weather Causing continuous rain for a long time Therefore, the cancellation of the competition must be considered.”
“Sports Authority of Thailand We would like to express our condolences to the events that have occurred above. which is force majeure and apologize for any inconvenience caused.”
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