Mekong Club Championship

The Mekong Club Championship is an ASEAN club competition for men's association football clubs. Five teams enter as respective domestic league winners from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. The championship is sponsored by Toyota.

Mekong Club Championship
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Founded2014
Folded2017
CountryLaos Laos (2014)
Myanmar Myanmar (2014)
Cambodia Cambodia (2014)
Vietnam Vietnam (2014)
Thailand Thailand (2015)
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Number of teams5
Last championsThailand Muangthong United
Most championshipsThailand Buriram United
(2 titles)
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

In 2014 Toyota Motor want to developing in people life and aspiring football player and football fan in the country alongside the Mekong river are Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, so Toyota debut the competition called Mekong Club Championship then the first competition in 2014 with four countries then they choose Bình Dương, Vietnam[1] become the first host for this first competition and Becamex Bình Dương become the first club that wins the championship. The second competition in 2015, Thailand joined the Mekong Club Championship so it will be five-country five clubs.[2]

TrophyEdit

ResultsEdit

Year Final Third Place Match
Winner Score Runner-up Third Place Score Fourth Place
2014
Details
 
Becamex Bình Dương
4–1  
Ayeyawady United
 
Phnom Penh Crown
2–0  
Hoang Anh Attapeu
2015
Details
 
Buriram United
1–0  
Boeung Ket Angkor
 
Becamex Bình Dương
2016
Details
 
Buriram United
0–1
2–0
 
Lanexang United
 
Boeung Ket Angkor
won 2–1 on aggregate
2017
Details
 
Muangthong United
3–1
4–0
 
Sanna Khánh Hòa
 
Lao Toyota
won 7–1 on aggregate

Performance by clubEdit

Team Champions Runners-up Third Place
  Buriram United 2 (2015, 2016)
  Becamex Bình Dương 1 (2014) 1 (2015)
  Muangthong United 1 (2017)
  Boeung Ket Angkor 1 (2015) 1 (2016)
  Ayeyawady United 1 (2014)
  Lanexang United 1 (2016)
  Sanna Khánh Hòa 1 (2017)
  Phnom Penh Crown 1 (2014)
  Lao Toyota 1 (2017)

Performance by nationEdit

# Nation Champions Runners-up Third Place
1   Thailand 3 0 0
2   Vietnam 1 1 1
3   Cambodia 0 1 2
4   Laos 0 1 1
5   Myanmar 0 1 0

Participating by clubEdit

Team Joined Years
  Boeung Ket Angkor 3 2015, 2016, 2017
  Becamex Bình Dương 2 2014, 2015
  Buriram United 2 2015, 2016
  Lao Toyota 2 2015, 2017
  Ayeyawady United 1 2014
  Phnom Penh Crown 1 2014
  Hoang Anh Attapeu 1 2014
  Yangon United 1 2015
  Lanexang United 1 2016
  SHB Đà Nẵng 1 2016
  Yadanarbon 1 2016
  Muangthong United 1 2017
  Sanna Khánh Hòa 1 2017

Nation performancesEdit

Team 2014 2015 2016 2017
  Cambodia 3rd 2nd 3rd 4th
  Laos 4th GS 2nd 3rd
  Myanmar 2nd GS GS DNP
  Thailand DNP 1st 1st 1st
  Vietnam 1st 3rd GS 2nd
DNP = Did not participate
GS = Group stage

Top scorersEdit

Year Footballer Club Goals
2014   George Bisan   Phnom Penh Crown 3
2015   Chan Vathanaka   Boeung Ket Angkor 5
2016   Soukaphone Vongchiengkham   Lanexang United 3
2017   Youssouf Touré   Sanna Khánh Hòa BVN 7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bình Dương đăng cai Toyota Mekong Club Championship 2014". Archived from the original on 2017-02-01.
  2. ^ "Mekong Club Championship History". Archived from the original on 2016-11-25. Retrieved 2017-01-21.

External linksEdit