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Football Association of Thailand

The Football Association of Thailand (FAT) or the full name is 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. It was founded on 25 April 1916. They joined FIFA on 23 June 1925 and AFC in 1954.

Football Association of Thailand
AFC
Founded 1916; 102 years ago (1916)
FIFA affiliation 1925
AFC affiliation 1954[1]
AFF affiliation 1984
President Somyot Poompanmoung
Website http://fathailand.org/

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HistoryEdit

Football was introduced into Thailand in 1897. 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.

Thai football competitionsEdit

Leagues and tournamentsEdit

League competitions in Thailand include :

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

Cup competitionsEdit

List of Presidents of FATEdit

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

Presidency President Took office Left office
1 Fuang Puengboon 1916 1919
2 Chatwarid Kasemsan 1919 1922
3 Anura Kanejohn 1922 1925
4 Fuen Puengboon 1925 1928
5 Chalern Chenakool 1928 1931
6 Tetsuthorn Kanjanasap 1931 1934
7 Samakhom Kittiyakorn 1934 1938
8 Jiam Jiarakool 1953 1955
9 Pachern Nimitbutr 1955 1956
10 Jampen Jarusatian 1960 1961
11 Torsak Yommanart 1961 1973
12 Anu Romyanont 1975 1976
13 Prachoom Rattanapian 1976 1977
Anu Romyanont 1978 1988
14 Chalor Kerdthes 1988 1995
15 Vijit Ketkaew 1995 2008
16 Worawi Makudi 2008 2015
17 Somyot Poompanmoung 2016 Present

Association FacilityEdit

SponsorsEdit

The following are the sponsors of FAT (named "FAT Partners"):

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

External linksEdit