On 24 July 2011, Ambassador Virasakdi Futrakul and his wife, together with
Minister Singtong Lapisatepun supported 12-year-old Thai youth football team
at the Saitama International Junior Football Tournament 2011 final.
Warm hospitality was given by Mr. Osamu Shiokawa, Saitama Vice-governor.
After the match, the Ambassador and his wife, and the Minister joined a dinner with
the Thai football team. This year Thailand (yellow) won 7-6 over Japan (blue) by free kicks.