On January 22nd 2014, at the closing ceremony of the 14th Provincial Administrative Office Cups Southern Gate Games in Chumporn, PPAO Council Chairman – Pradit Saengchan led a team of Council Members to receive trophies and medals on behalf of PPAO sportspersons who participated in and won in their sports games.
Supol Julsai, CEO of Chumporn Provincial Administrative Office, was on hand to give out the awards and preside over the ceremony. At the same time Pang Nga Provincial Administrative Office was designated the host for the next 15th games set to take place in Pang Nga province in 2015.
During the recent games, which took place from January 15th – 22nd 2014, PPAO sportspersons obtained a total of 11 medals; one gold, three silver and seven bronze medals in the following categories: women’s 4 x 100m relay, men’s 100m, men’s 4 x 200m relay, women’s 200m, women’s 100m, men’s 100m, men’s 8 x 50m relay, mixed doubles petanque, staff petanque, men’s relay 5 x 80m, and women’s 800m. As for football, Phuket’s team did reach the finals but conceded the title to Pattani 0-1. Phuket futsal team also met Pattani in the finals, and after a drawing 2-2, Pattani won 7-5 on penalties.