The Futsal Competition 2013 kicked off with a grand opening ceremony on September 8, 2013, at 19:30 hrs., at the Koh Samui Municipality Stadium in Phru Chaweng, Koh Samui District. Deputy Mayor of Koh Samui Municipality, Mr. Sutham Samthong, presided over the ceremony, which was attended by the municipality’s executive board, council members, municipal officials, representatives from the education office, members of the organizing committee, athletes, youth, and honored guests. Mr. Pakorn Kanchanopas, also a Deputy Mayor of Koh Samui Municipality, served as the chairman of the organizing committee and provided an overview of the competition.
The 2013 Futsal Competition took place between September 8-10 at the Koh Samui Municipality Stadium in Phru Chaweng. The event saw participation from 32 teams, with each team showcasing their skills and sportsmanship in the exciting sport of futsal.
Goals and Objectives
The Futsal Competition aimed to achieve several goals, including:
The event promoted the development of participants’ physical, emotional, mental, and social skills through the engaging and fast-paced sport of futsal.
Constructive Use of Free Time
By providing a healthy and competitive outlet for leisure time, the competition encouraged participants to make better use of their free time and stay away from drugs and other harmful activities.
Promotion of Tourism
The Futsal Competition helped to boost tourism in the Koh Samui District, attracting visitors and sports enthusiasts to the beautiful island.
Building a Strong Community
The event fostered unity among the various sectors in the community, including the government, schools, and local residents. It also raised awareness about drug prevention and rehabilitation efforts and encouraged everyone to work together towards a healthier, happier society.
Invitation to the Public
Koh Samui Municipality extended an invitation to all residents and tourists to watch, cheer, and support the athletes participating in the Futsal Competition. The matches took place from September 8-10, 2013, at the Koh Samui Municipality Stadium in Phru Chaweng, Koh Samui District, Surat Thani Province.