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Boost for Port as FAT panel overturns 2-0 forfeit ruling

Port FC on Monday won their appeal against the Football Association of Thailand’s (FAT) decision which handed the Thai League 1 club a 2-0 forfeit following a power outage ahead of a match at their PAT Stadium earlier this month.

The Oct 4 game between Port and SCG Muang Thong United was called off after a power transformer blew up 30 minutes before the scheduled 6pm start of the game.

The FAT disciplinary committee, led by Amnuay Nimmano, punished Port with a 2-0 loss for the incident.

Port chairwoman Nualphan Lamsam then lodged an appeal, saying the decision was unfair.

Port chairwoman Nualphan Lamsam.

At a meeting on Monday, FAT disciplinary committee members unanimously agreed to reverse their initial decision.

The match will now be rescheduled for a new date yet to be determined.

The panel said Port were not at fault for the incident which took place as a…

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