FIFA in­vites res­cued Thai boys to awards event.

Jamaica Gleaner - - FRONT PAGE -

THE BOYS foot­ball team in Thai­land res­cued from a flooded cave this week has been in­vited to FIFA’s an­nual awards event.

FIFA Pres­i­dent Gianni In­fantino says they will be in­vited to come to Lon­don, where the world’s best player prize will be pre­sented on Sept. 24.

The 12 boys and their coach were asked to at­tend the World Cup fi­nal in Moscow to­mor­row. They were un­able to ac­cept for med­i­cal rea­sons, af­ter be­ing res­cued be­tween Sun­day and Tues­day to end a twoweek or­deal.

In­fantino says FIFA will look at in­volv­ing the team in an­other foot­ball event, pos­si­bly in Thai­land.

IN­FANTINO

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