FIFA President heading for Phuket
PHUKET: Sepp Blatter, president of soccer’s international ruling body, FIFA, will be the guest of honor at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) conference at the Kata Beach Resort later this month, the Gazette learned today. Eam Thavornvongwongse, Director of the Kata Group of Hotels, said that the conference of the AFC – FIFA’s administrative organization for Asia – will be held at the resort from April 24 to 29, ending just one month before the soccer World Cup kicks off in Seoul. “Mr Blatter is expected to arrive in Phuket on April 27 to join the conference,” he added. Ten member nations of the AFC – Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar – will send representatives to the conference.
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