Football Association of Thailand

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Football Association of Thailand
AFC
Football Association of Thailand logo.svg
Founded1916;105 years ago (1916)
FIFA affiliation1925
AFC affiliation1954 [1]
AFF affiliation1984
President Somyot Poompanmoung
Website http://fathailand.org/

The Football Association of Thailand under Patronage of His Majesty the King (Thai : สมาคมกีฬาฟุตบอลแห่งประเทศไทย ในพระบรมราชูปถัมภ์) is the governing body of association football, futsal and beach soccer in Thailand. [2] It was founded on 25 April 1916. The association joined FIFA on 23 June 1925 and AFC in 1954. [3]

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History

King Vajiravudh, the founder of the Football Association of Thailand King Vajiravudh Rama VI.jpg
King Vajiravudh, the founder of the Football Association of Thailand

In 1916, King Vajiravudh founded "The Football Association of Thailand under Patronage of His Majesty the King" after that the association joined the FIFA in 1925 and AFC in 1954.

Thailand national football team joined Olympic Games first time in Australia in 1956.

The first football stadium, Supachalasai Stadium, was built in 1935. King's Cup, the first football cup was introduced in 1968. And then two years later, Queen's Cup, a national cup competition, started in 1970. [4]

Thai football competitions

Leagues and tournaments

League competitions in Thailand include :

(See also: Thai football league system for the additional detail about league system.)

Cup competitions

List of FAT Presidents

The following is a list of presidents of Football Association of Thailand (FAT).

PresidencyPresidentTook officeLeft office
1Fuang Puengboon19161919
2Chatwarid Kasemsan19191922
3Anura Kanejohn19221925
4Fuen Puengboon19251928
5Chalern Chenakool19281931
6Tetsuthorn Kanjanasap19311934
7Samakhom Kittiyakorn19341938
8Jiam Jiarakool19531955
9Pachern Nimitbutr19551956
10Jampen Jarusatian19601961
11Torsak Yommanart19611973
12Anu Romyanont19751976
13Prachoom Rattanapian19761977
Anu Romyanont19781988
14Chalor Kerdthes19881995
15Vijit Ketkaew19952008
16 Worawi Makudi 20082015
17 Somyot Poompanmoung 2016Present


Association staff

NamePositionSource
Flag of Thailand.svg Somyot Poompanmoung President [5] [6]
Flag of Thailand.svg Adisak Benjasiriwan Vice President [7]
Flag of Thailand.svg Supasin Leelarit 2nd Vice President [8]
Flag of Thailand.svg Lakananan Luksamitananan 3rd Vice President [9]
Flag of Thailand.svg Sirima Phanichewa 4th Vice President [10]
Flag of Thailand.svg Annop Singtothong 5th Vice President [11]
Flag of Thailand.svg Patit Suphaphongs General Secretary [12] [13]
n/aTreasurer
Flag of Spain.svg Carles Romagosa Technical Director [14] [15]
Flag of Japan.svg Akira Nishino Team Coach (Men's) [16] [17]
Flag of Thailand.svg Kaenson Naurephon Team Coach (Women's) [18] [19]
Flag of Thailand.svg Amnoy Nimmano Media/Communications Manager [20]
Flag of Thailand.svg Adisak Benjasiriwan Futsal Coordinator [21]
Flag of Thailand.svg Chatarin Mongkolsiri Referee Coordinator [22]

See also

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