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The 2019 Annual King's Cup Football Tournament (Thai: ฟุตบอลชิงถ้วยพระราชทานคิงส์คัพ 2019), commonly referred to as 2019 King's Cup, was the 47th King's Cup, the annual international men's football tournament organised by Football Association of Thailand. It was held in Buriram, Thailand, from 5 to 8 June 2019. Two matches were held on 5 June, the winners of which qualified for the final. The two other teams played the play-off for the 3rd spot.

2019 King's Cup
ฟุตบอลชิงถ้วยพระราชทานคิงส์คัพ 2019
Tournament details
Host countryThailand Thailand
Dates5 – 8 June 2019
Teams4 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Curaçao (1st title)
Runners-up Vietnam
Third place India
Fourth place Thailand
Tournament statistics
Matches played4
Goals scored8 (2 per match)
2018
2020

As hosts, Thailand participated automatically in the tournament; they were joined by the CONCACAF team Curaçao and AFC teams Vietnam and India.[1]

Defending champions Slovakia did not participate.

Participating teamsEdit

The following teams have participated for the tournament.

Country Association Federation Confederation FIFA Ranking1 Previous best performance
  Thailand (host) FAT AFF AFC 114 Champions (fifteen titles; last title: 2017)
  Curaçao2 FFK CFU CONCACAF 82 Debut
  India AIFF SAFF AFC 101 Third Place (1977)
  Vietnam VFF AFF AFC 98 Runner up (2006)
  • 1 FIFA Ranking as of 4 April 2019.[2]
  • 2 Curaçao replaced El Salvador which withdrew from the tournament. El Salvador themselves replaced China which initially planned to enter the tournament.[3]

VenueEdit

All matches held at the Chang Arena in Buriram, Thailand.[4][5]

Buriram
Chang Arena
(Thunder Castle Stadium)
14°58′0″N 103°5′46″E / 14.96667°N 103.09611°E / 14.96667; 103.09611 (Buriram)
Capacity: 32,600 seats
 

SquadsEdit

MatchesEdit

All times are local, Indochina Time (UTC+7)

Match rulesEdit

  • 90 minutes.
  • Penalty shoot-out after a draw in 90 minutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.

BracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
5 June – Buriram
 
 
  Curaçao3
 
8 June – Buriram
 
  India1
 
  Curaçao (p)1 (5)
 
5 June – Buriram
 
  Vietnam1 (4)
 
  Thailand0
 
 
  Vietnam1
 
Third place
 
 
8 June – Buriram
 
 
  India1
 
 
  Thailand0

Semi-finalsEdit

Curaçao  3–1  India
Bonevacia   15'
Hooi   17'
Bacuna   33'
Report Chhetri   31' (pen.)
Referee: Chaireag Ngamsom (Thailand)

Thailand  0–1  Vietnam
Report Nguyễn Anh Đức   90+4'

Third place play-offEdit

India  1–0  Thailand
Thapa   17' Report

FinalEdit

WinnersEdit

 The 47th Annual King's Cup Football Tournament
Champions[6] 
 
Curaçao
First title

Final rankingEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1   Curaçao 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 4 Champions
2   Vietnam 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 4 Runners-up
3   India 2 1 0 1 2 3 −1 3 Third place
4   Thailand (H) 2 0 0 2 0 2 −2 0 Fourth place
Source: FIFA
(H) Host.

Broadcasting rightsEdit

Country Television broadcaster Online streaming Ref
  India Star Sports 3 Hotstar [7][8]
  Thailand Thairath TV Not available [8][9]
  Vietnam VTC Digital Television [8][10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "นายกสมาคมฯ เป็นประธานแถลงข่าวประกบคู่คิงส์คัพครั้งที่ 47" [President of the Association is the Chairman of the 47th King's Cup] (in Thai). Football Association of Thailand. 8 May 2019. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  2. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking [Ranking Table]". FIFA.com. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  3. ^ Lam Thoa (9 May 2019). "Vietnam to play Thailand in first King's Cup game". VnExpress. Retrieved 9 May 2019.
  4. ^ Jaew Rimchon (25 May 2019). "เชียร์ช้างศึก" [Cheer the War Elephant] (in Thai). Thai Rath. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  5. ^ ""ธีรศิลป์" ย้ำชัยชนะช้างศึกในคิงส์คัพ สำคัญกว่าเกียรติยศส่วนตัว" ["Teerasil" emphasises the victory of the War Elephants in the King's Cup are more important than personal honour] (in Thai). Thai Rath. 5 June 2019. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Elson Hooi sleept King's Cup in de wacht met Curaçao" [Elson Hooi wins King's Cup with Curaçao] (in Dutch). ADO Den Haag. 8 June 2019. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  7. ^ "King's Cup 2019: India vs Curacao live stream, updates, when and where to watch". Fox Sports Asia. 5 June 2019. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  8. ^ a b c "King's Cup 2019: Thailand vs Vietnam live stream, updates, when and where to watch". Fox Sports Asia. 5 June 2019. Retrieved 6 June 2019.
  9. ^ "King's Cup 2019: Thailand vs India live stream, updates, when and where to watch". Fox Sports Asia. 8 June 2019. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  10. ^ "King's Cup 2019: Vietnam vs Curacao live stream, updates, when and where to watch". Fox Sports Asia. 8 June 2019. Retrieved 9 June 2019.

External linksEdit