Soccer-Thai FA escapes FIFA ban after club drops lawsuit (Reuters)

June 24 (Reuters) – Thailand avoided FIFA sanctions after a lowly fourth-tier club withdrew its lawsuit to stop the country’s football association (FAT) from going ahead with controversial electoral reforms. FAT chief and FIFA executive committee member Worawi Makudi was forced to postpone the presidential elections indefinitely due to the court injunction after Pattaya FC filed a case. The argument centres on a FIFA-backed reform that would slash the number of eligible voters from around 180 to 72. …

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