Pol. Gen. Dr. Somyot Poompanmoung Issued a statement resigning from the position of president of the Football Association of Thailand According to the order of General Prawit Wongsuwan, Acting Deputy Prime Minister as president of the Olympic Committee of Thailand(TOC) And prepare to inform the reason for resigning to AFF, AFC, FIFA.
“Pol. Gen. Somyot Pumpanmuang President of the Football Association of Thailand In the Royal Patronage revealed that he had been informed of the contents of the meeting assigned by Mr. Pathis Supapong, the secretary of the association. Attended the 2022 General Assembly of the Olympic Committee of Thailand at the Olympic Committee meeting, with General Prawit Wongsuwan, Deputy Prime Minister. And the chairman of the National Olympic Committee of Thailand was the chairman on 30 June 2023, and from various media outlets that General Prawit Instructed Police General Somyot Pumpanmuang to President of the Football Association of Thailand resign to be responsible for the results of football matches and the brawl between players and coaching staff in the SEA Games 2023 Men’s Football final in Cambodia According to the advice of General Yutthasak Sasiprapha”
“Me, as the president of the Football Association of Thailand which is an agency under supervision and registered with the Sports Authority of Thailand(SAT) ready to obey the order of General Prawit will follow the next steps and will continue to inform the results and reasons for resignation The ASEAN Football Confederation (AFF), the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the International Football Federation (FIFA) have the authority to supervise the operations of member countries. according to the duties of member countries”
Pol. Gen. Dr. Somyot Poompanmoung assign to President FA Thailand in 2016 after winning the election on 11 February 2016 and stay in the position for 7 years until today.
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