Match misfire: Thai Port president’s pleasant tease leaves followers in limbo

The president of Thai Port Football Club confused followers right now when she announced that a friendly match between Leicester City and Thai Port was set to happen on Wednesday, July 26, solely to state a few hours later that the match is on hold.
Fans of Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City were left dissatisfied yesterday after the cancellation of the pre-season pleasant at Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok. But earlier at present these dissatisfied fans were given an surprising enhance when Thai Port FC President Nuanphan Lamsam introduced on Facebook that they’ll welcome the Foxes to Pat Stadium within the Klong Toey district of Bangkok on Wednesday, July 26 at four.30pm.
City then made identified that they would allocate 5,000 tickets for fans, with the bonus that those that had bought tickets for the cancelled match can use them for entry to this game. Port FC additionally revealed that they would provide 1,000 special seats to their big fans.
Nuanphan told ThaiRath…
“Thanks to King Power and Leicester for selecting to kick off a friendly with us. This is among the most exciting matches in my profession and a historical second for the football membership. This opportunity is uncommon as a result of Leicester beforehand won the English Premier League.
“Victory within the competition isn’t our major goal. We are inferior to Leicester in every little thing but we’ll do our greatest to try to make Leicester benefit from this pleasant. I hope that Thai football fans will prove in large numbers to witness the match and create a good vibe within the Thai soccer business. We also need to present that PAT Stadium is likely considered one of the most beloved areas in Thailand.”
However, the two Facebook pages later deleted their posts. Straightforward did not present a further replace, whereas Port FC urged their followers to “wait for a surprise!”
A lot of football followers urged the 2 groups to verify the small print as quickly as possible as they’ve been via the heartbreak of cancellations earlier than and don’t want history to repeat itself.
A few hours later Nuanphan tried to clarify the rationale behind deleting the post. She revealed that the friendly match is presently on hold because of a difficulty associated to a confusing licensing drawback. She said…
“There is nothing definitive in the meanwhile. Leicester needs to consult with the license proprietor first.”

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