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Thailand national football team

The Thailand national football team (Thai: ฟุตบอลทีมชาติไทย, RTGSfutbon thim chat thai, pronounced [fút.bɔ̄n tʰīːm t͡ɕʰâːt tʰāj]), nicknamed the War Elephants, represents Thailand in international football and is controlled by the Football Association of Thailand, the governing body for football in Thailand and a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF).

Thailand Thailand
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)ช้างศึก (Changsuek)
(War elephants)
AssociationFootball Association of Thailand
(FA THAILAND)
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationAFF (Southeast Asia)
Head coachAkira Nishino
CaptainSiwarak Tedsungnoen
Most capsKiatisuk Senamuang (134)
Top scorerKiatisuk Senamuang (71)
Home stadiumRajamangala Stadium (In Renovation)
FIFA codeTHA
First colours
Second colours
Third colours
FIFA ranking
Current 109 Increase 5 (24 October 2019)[1]
Highest43 (September 1998)
Lowest165 (October 2014)
Elo ranking
Current 117 Decrease 13 (19 November 2019)[2]
Highest62 (January 2001)
Lowest137 (April 1985)
First international
 Thailand 1–6 Republic of China 
(Bangkok, Thailand; 20 August 1948)[3]
Biggest win
 Thailand 10–0 Brunei 
(Bangkok, Thailand; 24 May 1971)
Biggest defeat
 Great Britain 9–0 Thailand 
(Melbourne, Australia; 30 November 1956)
AFC Asian Cup
Appearances7 (first in 1972)
Best result3rd place (1972)

With five AFF Championship titles and nine senior-level Southeast Asian Games titles, the team has a history as the most successful team in Southeast Asia. Thailand also won third place in the 1972 AFC Asian Cup, competed twice in the Summer Olympics, and won fourth place in the 1990 and 1998 Asian Games.

Thailand national team is often described as the main dominating team for the Southeast Asian region but still struggling to perform in the whole Asian region, as evidenced from its records of winning five AFF Championship trophies to become the major force in Southeast Asian football yet fails to deliver new achievements in continental and global records.[4] Despite having won third place in 1972 Asian Cup, Thailand first official win in the stage was in 2007 AFC Asian Cup against Oman and they have to wait for 47 years to sneak out from the group stage in 2019 AFC Asian Cup; also despite being the only Southeast Asian team since 1945 to participate in the final phase of World Cup qualification, they have never qualified for FIFA World Cup.

HistoryEdit

1915–1995Edit

 
Members of the very first Thailand national team squad.

The team was founded in 1915 as the Siam national football team and played its first unofficial match (against a team of Europeans) at the Royal Bangkok Sports Club Stadium on 20 December of that year. On 25 April 1916, King Vajiravudh established the Football Association of Siam where it was later affiliated with FIFA in 1925 as the first Asian nation to gain the recognition.[5][6] The team played its first international match in 1930 against the Indochina national team, which included both South Vietnamese and French players. Since its introduction into the region, football has become a very popular sports aside from muay thai and takraw for Siam sports team and its governing association were renamed in 1939 when Siam became Thailand.[7][8]

 
King Vajiravudh, the founder of the Football Association of Siam.
 
Thai team at the 1956 Olympics, Melbourne before its biggest defeat by the United Kingdom.

Thailand appeared in the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, where they lost to Great Britain by a score of 0–9 (the largest defeat in team history) thus failed to advance to the quarter-finals. In 1965, Thailand won the first place in the Southeast Asian Games for the first time. The team made another appearance at the Summer Olympics in 1968, losing to Bulgaria 0–7, Guatemala 1–4, and Czechoslovakia 0–8 en route to a first-round exit which also Thailand's latest appearance in the Olympics. During the 1992 AFC Asian Cup qualification, Thailand gained one of their significant victories when they able to beat South Korea by 2–1, a team who had qualified for consecutive FIFA World Cup (in 1986 and 1990) and known as the strongest team in Asia at the time before defeating Bangladesh by 1–0 to winning the group and therefore qualifying for the 1992 AFC Asian Cup. The War Elephants then put on a strong performance at the tournament, drawing with Qatar and the eventual 3rd place China before losing to eventual runners up Saudi Arabia by 0–4. In 1994, team manager Thawatchai Sartjakul assembled a team that has been renounced as the "Dream Team" with key players Kiatisuk Senamuang, Tawan Sripan and Dusit Chalermsan.[9][unreliable source?]

1996–2013Edit

In 1996, Thailand defeated Malaysia 1–0 to win the ASEAN Football Championship (then called the Tiger Cup) for the first time. Thailand were favourites to regain the crown in 2007, 2008 and 2012 only to lose tight finals to Singapore and Vietnam respectively.

Thailand football team has competed three times in the Asian Games, making the semifinals in 1990, 1998 and 2002.

The 2007 AFC Asian Cup finals were held from 7 to 29 July 2007. For the first time in its history, the competition was co-hosted by four nations: Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

1996 AFC Asian CupEdit

Thailand participated in the competition with high expectation of their golden generation. However, Thailand failed to win any matches, with the team lost 0–6 to Saudi Arabia, 1–3 to Iran and 1–4 to Iraq, thus stood bottom in the group.

The 1998 Tiger Cup controversyEdit

The regional 1998 ASEAN Football Championship tournament was perhaps most infamous in respect to Thailand football history. In what was supposedly a sporting event, the group stage match between Thailand and Indonesia was marred with an unsportsmanlike attempt. At the time both teams had already qualified for semi-finals, but with knowledge that winners would have to face hosts Vietnam, while the losing team would play the supposedly weaker Singapore. There was also technical incentive that facing Vietnam would mean moving training bases from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi – which none of the teams wished to do.[10]

The first half saw very little action as both teams barely making attempt to score. During the second half both teams managed to score, partly thanks to half-hearted defending, resulting in a 2–2 tie after 90 minutes. However the real infamy didn't take place until extra time, in which an Indonesian defender deliberately kicked the ball into his own goal with a Thai attacker running towards the ball.[11] FIFA fined both teams $40,000 for "violating the spirit of the game".

Ironically in the semi-finals, Thailand lost to Vietnam, and Indonesia also lost to Singapore, pitting the teams together once again for the third-place playoff. Indonesia eventually won by penalty shootout. As for the final, the unfancied Singapore team made one of the competition's biggest shocks by defeating Vietnam.

2000 AFC Asian CupEdit

Thailand qualified to the 2000 AFC Asian Cup held in Lebanon, which made Thailand sharing group with host Lebanon, Iran and Iraq. Thailand, however, performed relatively poor in the tournament. After being defeated by Iraq 0–2, Thailand successfully drew giant Iran 1–1 but again Thailand only drew Lebanon with the same result, effectively putting them in third place, superior to Lebanon on goal differences. But since Thailand failed to gain any win, they were eliminated, by becoming the worst third-placed team as the tournament only featured three groups.

2000 AFF ChampionshipEdit

The final between Thailand and Indonesia, at a sold out and energised Rajamangala, was almost a carbon copy of their encounter in the group stages.The War Elephants again triumphed 4–1 with Worrawoot setting up camp at the opponents’ goal. The 28-year-old scored twice in their first match and in the final struck a hat-trick in the first 32 minutes.[13]

2002 AFF ChampionshipEdit

In the final match between Thailand and Indonesia, Thailand took a 2–0 lead against hosts Indonesia by the end of the first half. However, the Indonesians battled back to level the score and force the game into a penalty shootout, which was won 4–2 by the Thais.[14][15]

2004 AFC Asian CupEdit

Thailand qualified to the 2004 AFC Asian Cup in China, once again and Thailand was put into a tough group, which comprised Japan, Iran and debutant Oman. Nonetheless, with vast experiences in the Asian Cup, Thailand was, again, expected to pass through if they didn't lose to Iran and defeated Oman. However, Thailand's performance had even become a full disaster, worse than four years ago. Thailand opened their account with a 0–3 defeat to Iran, before losing 1–4 to Japan, effectively eliminated Thailand from the tournament. In the last match, Thailand lost again to debutant Oman, thus became the worst-performed team in the whole tournament. Thailand only scored 1 goal in the tournament.

2007 AFC Asian CupEdit

 
Thailand football teams logo (2006–2017)

Thailand participated in 2007 AFC Asian Cup as co-host, together with Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam. This time, Thailand, considered to be the strongest host team among the four, was placed with debutant Australia, Oman and Iraq. Unlike 2004, Thailand had become more cautious and carefully prepared than before, as Thailand was beared as the leading Southeast Asian team, together with Indonesia, in the tournament, since both two participated in the latest edition.

Thailand opened their account by managing a 1–1 draw to Iraq, and it was not considered as a good result since Thailand was expected to outclass Iraq. Thailand took vengeance on Oman by defeating Oman 2–0, making the first time Thailand ever won a match in the Asian Cup on 90 minutes. With 4 points ahead, Thailand had a high chance to qualify to the next round for the first time since 1972, but Thailand's dream was totally shattered by Australia in a 0–4 demolition. This result ended Thailand's dream and once again, Thailand was knocked out from the group stage. Indonesia and Malaysia also failed in the same way, while Vietnam despite also lost the last match like the co-hosts, surprised by qualify into the next round for the first time in its history. Thailand's performance was heavily criticized aftermath, and it was seen as the end of Thailand's golden generation, with the retirements of Kiatisuk Senamuang, Pipat Thonkanya and Tawan Sripan. Pipat and Tawan would remain to play later, but received lesser calls aftermath before total retirement.

2007–14: ups and downsEdit

On 23 September 2009, Bryan Robson agreed to become coach of Thailand national team in his first foray into international football management.[16] He was contracted to manage the team through to the 2014 World Cup. On 14 November 2009, Robson celebrated his first competitive match in charge of the team with a 3–1 away victory against Singapore in a 2011 Asian Cup qualifying group match.[17] On 18 November 2009, Robson then suffered his first loss – a 1–0 defeat against Singapore on home soil. In January 2010, this was followed by two goalless draws with Jordan and Iran during 2011 Asian Cup qualifying. On 3 March 2010, Robson's Thailand suffered a 1–0 defeat by the hands of Iran in Tehran in their final Group E game, effectively ending their hopes of qualifying for 2011 Asian Cup. On 11 August 2010, Robson led Thailand to another victory against Singapore with a score of 1–0 on home soil. In September 2010, Robson overcame Bob Houghton's India in a friendly with a score of 2–1 away from home. In December 2010, Robson failed to bring Thailand past the Group A of the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup after managing only draws against Laos and Malaysia and losing to Indonesia. He resigned as manager on 8 June 2011.[18]

In 2011, rumours had been rife that the 61 years old Winfried Schäfer was favourite to succeed Bryan Robson, who ended his ill-fated two-year tenure earlier, citing health problems as the reason for his resignation.

During the 2014 World Cup Qualifiers, the War Elephants played well and built a lot of faith up in the fans. The attendance was nearly full house, War Elephants almost beat Australia at their home and even defeated Oman 3–0. This was in addition to the draw against Saudi Arabia, when the coach called up many young starlets to the team, which reflects on the fact that the squad have plenty of good players. In the 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup, Thailand reached the final after topping their group and knocking out Malaysia 3–1 on aggregate.[19] In the final Thailand lost the first leg 3–1 to Singapore and won the second leg 1–0, but lost on aggregate by 3–2.

In the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification Thailand suffered a massive setback, with their defensive frailties fully exposed by their Middle Eastern rivals. Thailand lost all 6 games in the qualifiers, conceding 21 goals in the process. In June 2013, Schäfer cancelled his contract. The FA of Thailand appointed Kiatisuk Senamuang as the new caretaker coach for national team. His first task was friendly match against China PR on 15 June, which Thailand decisively won 5–1.

2014–presentEdit

2014 AFF ChampionshipEdit

2014 AFF Suzuki Cup first leg of the finals starting line-up Thailand 2 - 0 Malaysia.[20]
 
Thailand national team celebrating after winning the 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup at Bukit Jalil National Stadium, Malaysia.

Thailand regained the title the champion of ASEAN football upon their fourth AFF Championship. The team did not lose at any match up until the second leg of the finals and also featured a spectacular tiki-taka style 27 consecutive passes during the first leg of the finals against Malaysia.[21] Thailand ended their 12-year drought in the AFF Suzuki Cup from the late goals by Charyl Chappuis (82') and Chanathip Songkrasin which gave them a dramatic 4–3 aggregate victory over Malaysia in the second leg of the final at Bukit Jalil National Stadium. Kiatisuk Senamuang consequently became the first person to win the ASEAN Football Championship as both a player and a coach. Kiatisuk gained much praise and credit for the team's recent achievements.

2016 AFF ChampionshipEdit

2016 AFF Suzuki Cup second leg of the finals starting line-up Thailand 2 - 0 Indonesia.[22]

On the first leg of the finals that was held in Bogor, Thailand lost 2–1 to Indonesia.[23] On the second leg of the finals, Thailand won Indonesia 2–0 at home. Thailand scored twice through Siroch Chatthong on a night when Rajamangala Stadium was filled over capacity, the final aggregate was 3–2 to Thailand.[24]

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (AFC)Edit

 
Thailand national team during King's Cup 2017

The Thai team has clearly outclassed and now dominate their regional neighbours, having won the AFF Suzuki Cup and later securing first place in all regional championships: 2015 AFF U-16 Youth Championship by the U-16 team, 2015 AFF U-19 Youth Championship by the U-19 team and football at the 2015 SEA Games by the U-23 team, with only Australia as a tough opponent they could not touch on. Elasion fuelled hope for both the players and Thai fans of finally reaching the World Cup tournament. Although chances are slim, tension is mounting as the national team commence AFC's second round for World Cup qualification.[25][26] Thailand was seeded in Pot 3 (out of 5) and was drawn to be in Group F along with Iraq, Vietnam, Indonesia and Chinese Taipei (Indonesia was later excluded due to FIFA suspension). Thailand played home against visiting Vietnam on 24 May 2015 as their first World Cup Qualifiers match. Teerasil Dangda, Thailand's renowned striker, once again joined the rank of the national team after his loan with UD Almería ended earlier that year. Thai players dominated the match but were unable to score any goal. Thai defenders were caught off guard twice but were luckily saved by goalkeeper Sinthaweechai Hathairattanakool's sliding tackle both time, well outside of the penalty box. The Vietnamese "stubborn, overly aggressive" performance was rewarded by a red card to Nguyễn Minh Châu when he pulled Sarach Yooyen down. Not much later, Pokklaw Anan struck from 20 yards away to give Thailand the victory goal. In a match against Chinese Taipei, Teerasil scored 2 goals in the first half giving Thailand a 2–0 win. On 9 September, Thailand played against Iraq and scored 2 late goals even the Iraqis have a 2–0 lead making the score 2–2.A month later Thailand won against Vietnam 3–0 at Hanoi making them have 10 points, the Thais then beat Chinese Taipei 4–2 at Bangkok.On 24 March 2016, Thailand drew with Iraq 2–2 at Tehran allowing them to qualify for the next round as group F winners.[27] In the last round, Kiatisuk's men faced many hard opponents, when they shared same group with Australia, Japan, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and their previous opponent, Iraq. Once again, Thailand was eliminated without winning a match in the last round, when they just recorded only two points out of ten matches.

2019 AFC Asian CupEdit

 
Thailand in AFC Asian Cup 2019

After the elimination from World Cup campaign, Thailand appointed Milovan Rajevac as coach, thus marked for the first time a non-Brazilian/German/English coach was head of Thailand. Milovan was appointed ahead of 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Thailand was drawn into group A together with host UAE, Bahrain and India. Before the tournament, Thailand was tipped favorites to progress. However, the first match of AFC Asian Cup went on as a complete disaster, with Thailand lost the match to India by 1–4. Following the opening match, coach Milovan Rajevac was sacked and Sirisak Yodyardthai became interim coach on 7 January 2019. Following his appointment, Sirisak guided Thailand to a 1–0 win over Bahrain and a 1–1 draw with hosts UAE in West Asia, which was considered as significant since Thailand never gained any point, nor even a win, in the region before. This was enough to see the War Elephants qualify for the knockout stage of the AFC Asian Cup for the first time in 47 years, and their success was greeted with congratulation from the FA THAILAND.[28] Thailand encountered China in the round of sixteen, their first knockout stage's match since 1972. Thailand played well, taking an early lead by Supachai Jaided at 32'. However, China responded quickly in the second half to eliminate Thailand with the result 2–1. Despite this, it was considered as a success in modern Thai football history.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (AFC)Edit

Thailand participated in the second round of 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, where they were surprisingly joined with three fellow Southeast Asian neighbors Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia; alongside Asia's juggernaut United Arab Emirates under new coach Akira Nishino. Being in such a tough group, Thailand however was still being tipped favorably to advance because of its impressive performance in the Asian Cup earlier. Yet, Thailand's open game against Vietnam at home was disappointing, with the team being held 0–0, unable to repeat its previous victory to the same opponent in 2018 World Cup qualifier.[29] Later, Thailand impressed by destroying Indonesia away 3–0[30] before managed a famous win over the United Arab Emirates at home 2–1 to top the group.[31] The incredible performance of Thailand under Nishino gave hope for many Thai supporters about possibility of reaching World Cup, but their trip to Malaysia turned out to be a complete nightmare, as the Thais were stunned by host Malaysia 1–2 and losing its first place to rival Vietnam.[32] Then, Thailand sought to reclaim its top spot as they played against Vietnam at Hanoi, but the Thai side, despite later domination, failed to score as both were held goalless again, including a failed attempt to convert from penalty spot of Theerathon Bunmathan, and fell to third place behind Vietnam and Malaysia.[33]

Team imageEdit

ColoursEdit

 
Vintage Thai team 1968 Summer Olympics shirt.

In older days the kit consisted of a red jersey, red shorts and red socks.

The Thai senior national team used to play with a kit made by local provider FBT. This contract lasted until June 2007.[34] (However, FBT were still kit providers for the U-23 team until Grand Sport took over in 2012.)

In July 2007, Nike became kit providers, and from October that year, the team played in an all-yellow home kit in honour of King Bhumibol Adulyadej's 80th birthday (yellow being the royal color), having used two other yellow kits in friendlies against China on 16 May 2007[35] and Qatar on 2 July 2007.[36]

From October 2012 through 2016, Nike was replaced by Grand Sport in a deal worth 96M baht (3.1M USD).[37] The new home kit of Thailand reverted to all-red and the away kit to all-blue. However, the order was reversed from the 2014 AFF Championship.

In September 2016, the Thai national team signed a four-year contract with Warrix Sports to be their kit kit provider from 2017 until 2020.[38]

On 4 January 2017, Warrix introduced a new Thailand home and away kit. The home kit was all black and the away kit was all white, honouring their late King Bhumibol for a year after his passing, with black and white being the traditional Thai colors of mourning.[39]

In March 2018, Warrix released an all-blue first kit, an all-red second kit, and a white-black third kit.[40]

In December 2018, Warrix released a dark blue home kit, a dark red away kit, and white third kit for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

In May 2019, Warrix released a new kit for the 2019 King's Cup consisting of a yellow shirt with white shorts and socks – yellow reportedly being the favorite color of the newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn.

Thailand national football team kits
Year Outfitter Kits
2002–2007   FBT
  • 2002 (Home – Away)
  • 2003–04 (Home – Away)
  • 2004–05 (Home – Away)
  • 2006–07 (Home – Away)
2007–2012   Nike
  • 2007 (Home)
  • 2007 Asian Cup (Home – Away)
  • 2007–08 (Third)
  • 2008–10 (Home – Away)
  • 2010–12 (Home – Away)
2012–2016   Grand Sport
  • 2012–14 (Home – Away)
  • 2014–16 (Home – Away)
  • 2016 King's Cup
  • 2016 (Home – Away)
2017–present   Warrix
  • 2017 (Home – Away)
  • 2018 (Home – Away – Third)
  • 2019–present (Home – Away – Third)
  • 2019 King's Cup

Home stadiumsEdit

The Thailand national football team play most of their home matches in Rajamangala National Stadium in Bang Kapi District of Bangkok. Built for the 1998 Asian Games, the stadium is the largest sporting facility in Thailand with a capacity of 49,749, all seated. International matches are also occasionally played at Supachalasai Stadium, 700th Anniversary Stadium, 80th Birthday Stadium, Thammasat Stadium, Chang Arena, and SCG Stadium.

Thailand national football team home stadiums
Image Stadium Capacity Location Last match
  Thammasat Stadium 25,000 Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani v    United Arab Emirates
(15 October 2019; 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification)
  Leo Stadium 16,014 Thanyaburi, Pathum Thani v    Congo
(10 October 2019; Friendly match)
  Chang Arena 32,600 Amphoe Mueang, Buriram v    India
(8 June 2019; 2019 King's Cup)
  Rajamangala Stadium 49,722 Bang Kapi, Bangkok v    Malaysia
(5 December 2018; 2018 AFF Championship)
  Suphan Buri Provincial Stadium 15,000 Amphoe Mueang, Suphan Buri v    Trinidad and Tobago
(14 October 2018; Friendly match)
  SCG Stadium 15,000 Pak Kret, Nonthaburi v    Kenya
(8 October 2017; Friendly match)
  Supachalasai Stadium 19,793 Pathum Wan, Bangkok v    South Korea
(27 March 2016; Friendly match)
  80th Birthday Stadium 20,141 Amphoe Mueang, Nakhon Ratchasima v    Singapore
(26 March 2015; Friendly match)
  700th Anniversary Stadium 25,000 Amphoe Mueang, Chiang Mai v    North Korea
(26 January 2013; 2013 King's Cup)
  Surakul Stadium 15,000 Amphoe Mueang, Phuket v    Denmark
(23 January 2009; 2009 King's Cup)
  Tinsulanon Stadium 45,000 Amphoe Mueang, Songkhla v    China PR
(19 December 1998; 1998 Asian Games)

Media coverageEdit

Thailand fixtures are broadcast by Thairath TV (for friendlies and round 2 of FIFA World Cup - AFC qualification matches) and Channel 7 (for the AFF Suzuki Cup, possible round 3 of FIFA World Cup - AFC qualification, and possible AFC Asian Cup matches, due to broadcasting contract with Lagardère Sports and Entertainment).

Results and fixturesEdit

All time resultsEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

2019Edit

2020Edit

Coaching staffEdit

As of 28 August 2019[41]
Name Nation Position
Akira Nishino   Japan Head coach
Totchtawan Sripan   Thailand Assistant coach
Anurak Srikerd   Thailand Assistant coach
Issara Sritaro   Thailand Assistant coach
Saša Todić   Serbia Goalkeeping coach
Nebojša Stamenković   Serbia Fitness coach

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

The following 23 players were called up for 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Second Round match against Malaysia on 14 November and Vietnam on 19 November 2019. Caps and goals are accurate as of 19 November 2019 after the match against Vietnam.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
23 1GK Siwarak Tedsungnoen (captain) (1984-04-20) 20 April 1984 (age 35) 23 0   Buriram United
20 1GK Chatchai Budprom (1987-02-04) 4 February 1987 (age 32) 9 0   BG Pathum United
1 1GK Kawin Thamsatchanan (1990-01-26) 26 January 1990 (age 29) 67 0   OH Leuven

3 2DF Theerathon Bunmathan (1990-02-06) 6 February 1990 (age 29) 64 6   Yokohama F. Marinos
5 2DF Adisorn Promrak (1993-10-21) 21 October 1993 (age 26) 32 0   Muangthong United
6 2DF Pansa Hemviboon (1990-07-08) 8 July 1990 (age 29) 22 4   Buriram United
12 2DF Elias Dolah (1993-04-24) 24 April 1993 (age 26) 2 0   Port
13 2DF Nitipong Selanon (1993-05-25) 25 May 1993 (age 26) 2 0   Port
14 2DF Manuel Bihr (1993-09-17) 17 September 1993 (age 26) 10 0   Bangkok United
15 2DF Narubadin Weerawatnodom (1994-07-12) 12 July 1994 (age 25) 30 0   Buriram United
19 2DF Tristan Do (1993-01-31) 31 January 1993 (age 26) 35 0   Bangkok United

2 3MF Sasalak Haiprakhon (1996-01-08) 8 January 1996 (age 23) 7 0   Buriram United
4 3MF Sarach Yooyen (1992-05-30) 30 May 1992 (age 27) 44 0   Muangthong United
7 3MF Supachok Sarachat (1998-05-22) 22 May 1998 (age 21) 8 2   Buriram United
8 3MF Ekanit Panya (1999-10-21) 21 October 1999 (age 20) 5 1   Chiangrai United
11 3MF Bordin Phala (1994-12-20) 20 December 1994 (age 24) 9 0   Port
16 3MF Phitiwat Sukjitthammakul (1995-02-01) 1 February 1995 (age 24) 6 0   Chiangrai United
17 3MF Tanaboon Kesarat (1993-09-21) 21 September 1993 (age 26) 51 1   Port
18 3MF Chanathip Songkrasin (1993-10-05) 5 October 1993 (age 26) 56 8   Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo
21 3MF Sivakorn Tiatrakul (1994-07-07) 7 July 1994 (age 25) 7 0   Chiangrai United

9 4FW Supachai Jaided (1998-12-01) 1 December 1998 (age 20) 17 4   Buriram United
10 4FW Teerasil Dangda (Vice-captain) (1988-06-06) 6 June 1988 (age 31) 104 45   Muangthong United
22 4FW Suphanat Mueanta (2002-08-02) 2 August 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Buriram United

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have also been called up to the Thailand squad within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Apirak Woravong (1996-01-07) 7 January 1996 (age 23) 0 0   Chiangrai United v.   Malaysia, 14 November 2019 PRE
GK Korraphat Nareechan (1997-10-07) 7 October 1997 (age 22) 0 0   BG Pathum United v.   Vietnam, 5 September 2019 PRE
GK Watchara Buathong (1993-04-20) 20 April 1993 (age 26) 0 0   Port 2019 King's Cup PRE
GK Patiwat Khammai (1994-12-24) 24 December 1994 (age 24) 0 0   Samut Prakan City 2019 King's Cup PRE
GK Worawut Srisupha (1992-05-25) 25 May 1992 (age 27) 0 0   Port 2019 China Cup
GK Saranon Anuin (1994-03-24) 24 March 1994 (age 25) 0 0   Chiangrai United 2019 China Cup INJ

DF Korrakot Wiriyaudomsiri (1988-01-19) 19 January 1988 (age 31) 13 1   Buriram United v.   Malaysia, 14 November 2019
DF Sarawut Inpaen (1992-03-03) 3 March 1992 (age 27) 0 0   Chiangrai United v.   Malaysia, 14 November 2019 PRE
DF Shinnaphat Leeaoh (1997-02-02) 2 February 1997 (age 22) 0 0   Chiangrai United v.   Indonesia, 10 September 2019
DF Saringkan Promsupa (1997-03-29) 29 March 1997 (age 22) 0 0   Muangthong United v.   Vietnam, 5 September 2019 PRE
DF Peerapat Notchaiya (1993-02-04) 4 February 1993 (age 26) 29 1   Bangkok United 2019 King's Cup
DF Suphan Thongsong (1994-08-26) 26 August 1994 (age 25) 8 0   Suphanburi 2019 King's Cup
DF Pawee Tanthatemee (1996-10-22) 22 October 1996 (age 23) 1 0   Ratchaburi Mitr Phol 2019 King's Cup
DF Nattapon Malapun (1994-01-10) 10 January 1994 (age 25) 3 0   PT Prachuap 2019 King's Cup PRE
DF Jakkapan Praisuwan (1994-08-16) 16 August 1994 (age 25) 0 0   Samut Prakan City 2019 King's Cup PRE
DF Mika Chunuonsee (1989-03-26) 26 March 1989 (age 30) 7 0   Bangkok United 2019 China Cup PRE
DF Tanasak Srisai (1989-09-25) 25 September 1989 (age 30) 1 0   Chiangrai United 2019 China Cup PRE
DF Chalermpong Kerdkaew (1986-11-07) 7 November 1986 (age 33) 19 0   Nakhon Ratchasima 2019 AFC Asian Cup

MF Thitipan Puangchan (1993-09-01) 1 September 1993 (age 26) 33 6   Oita Trinita v.   Malaysia, 14 November 2019 PRE
MF Peeradon Chamratsamee (1992-09-15) 15 September 1992 (age 27) 5 0   Samut Prakan City v.   Malaysia, 14 November 2019 PRE
MF Picha Autra (1996-01-07) 7 January 1996 (age 23) 1 0   Samut Prakan City v.   Malaysia, 14 November 2019 PRE
MF Teeraphol Yoryoei (1994-10-25) 25 October 1994 (age 25) 0 0   Samut Prakan City v.   Malaysia, 14 November 2019 PRE
MF Anon Amornlerdsak (1997-11-06) 6 November 1997 (age 22) 2 0   Bangkok United v.   Indonesia, 10 September 2019
MF Patcharapol Intanee (1998-10-12) 12 October 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Muangthong United v.   Indonesia, 10 September 2019
MF Sanrawat Dechmitr (1989-08-03) 3 August 1989 (age 30) 29 0   Bangkok United v.   Vietnam, 5 September 2019 PRE
MF Jaroensak Wonggorn (1997-05-18) 18 May 1997 (age 22) 0 0   Samut Prakan City v.   Vietnam, 5 September 2019 PRE
MF Ratthanakorn Maikami (1998-01-07) 7 January 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Buriram United v.   Vietnam, 5 September 2019 PRE
MF Sumanya Purisai (1986-12-05) 5 December 1986 (age 32) 20 0   Port 2019 King's Cup
MF Siwakorn Jakkuprasat (1992-04-23) 23 April 1992 (age 27) 0 0   Port 2019 King's Cup
MF Nurul Sriyankem (1992-02-08) 8 February 1992 (age 27) 15 0   Port 2019 King's Cup INJ
MF Kroekrit Thaweekarn (1990-11-19) 19 November 1990 (age 29) 33 7   Chonburi 2019 China Cup
MF Sanukran Thinjom (1993-09-12) 12 September 1993 (age 26) 1 0   Muangthong United 2019 China Cup
MF Chitpanya Tisud (1991-02-08) 8 February 1991 (age 28) 0 0   PT Prachuap 2019 China Cup
MF Pokklaw Anan (1991-03-04) 4 March 1991 (age 28) 42 6   Bangkok United 2019 AFC Asian Cup

FW Chananan Pombuppha (1992-03-17) 17 March 1992 (age 27) 10 0   Bangkok United v.   Malaysia, 14 November 2019 PRE
FW Chayawat Srinawong (1993-01-12) 12 January 1993 (age 26) 0 0   Samut Prakan City v.   Malaysia, 14 November 2019 PRE
FW Adisak Kraisorn (1991-02-01) 1 February 1991 (age 28) 37 16   Muangthong United 2019 King's Cup
FW Surachat Sareepim (1986-05-24) 24 May 1986 (age 33) 6 0   BG Pathum United 2019 King's Cup
FW Arthit Boodjinda (1994-08-07) 7 August 1994 (age 25) 0 0   Chonburi 2019 King's Cup PRE
FW Apiwat Pengprakon (1988-08-22) 22 August 1988 (age 31) 0 0   PTT Rayong 2019 King's Cup PRE
FW Siroch Chatthong (1992-12-08) 8 December 1992 (age 26) 25 3   PT Prachuap 2019 AFC Asian Cup

Notes:

  • INJ Withdrew from squad due to injury
  • PRE Preliminary squad
  • SUS Suspended
  • RET Retired from the national team
  • WD Player withdrew from the squad for non-injury related reasons

Previous squadsEdit

Head CoachesEdit

Thailand national football team head coaches
Name Country Period Honours
Bunchoo Samutkojon   Thailand 1956–1964 1956 Summer Olympics – First round
1959 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games  Silver medal
1961 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games  Bronze medal
Pratiab Thesvisarn   Thailand 1965–1968 1965 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games  Gold medal
1967 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games  Bronze medal
Günther Glomb   Germany 1968–1975 1968 Summer Olympics – Group stage
1969 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games  Silver medal
1971 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games  Bronze medal
1972 AFC Asian Cup – Third place
Naowarat Patanon   Thailand 1975 1975 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games  Gold medal
Peter Schnittger   Germany 1976–1978 1977 Southeast Asian Games  Silver medal
Werner Bickelhaupt   Germany 1979 1979 Southeast Asian Games  Bronze medal
Vichit Yamboonraung   Thailand 1979 1979 King's CupWinners
Supakit Meelarpkit   Thailand 1980 1980 King's CupWinners
Prawit Chaisam   Thailand 1981–1983 1981 King's CupWinners
1981 Southeast Asian Games  Gold medal
1982 King's CupWinners
Yanyong Na Nongkhai   Thailand 1983 1983 Southeast Asian Games  Gold medal
Saner Chaiyong   Thailand 1984 1984 King's CupWinners
Burkhard Ziese   Germany 1985–1986 1985 Southeast Asian Games  Gold medal
Chirtsak Chaiyaboot   Thailand 1987 1987 Southeast Asian Games  Bronze medal
Prawit Chaisam   Thailand 1988–1989 1989 King's CupWinners
Carlos Roberto   Brazil 1989–1991 Four Nations in Indochina – Winners
1990 King's CupWinners
1990 Asian Games – Fourth place
1991 Southeast Asian Games  Silver medal
Peter Stubbe   Germany 1991–1994 1992 King's CupWinners
1992 AFC Asian Cup – Group stage
1993 Southeast Asian Games  Gold medal
Worawit Sumpachanyasathit   Thailand 1994 1994 Independence CupWinners
Chatchai Paholpat   Thailand 1994–1995 1994 King's CupWinners
1995 Southeast Asian Games  Gold medal
Thawatchai Sartjakul   Thailand 1996 1996 AFF ChampionshipWinners
Arjhan Srong-ngamsub   Thailand 1996 1996 AFC Asian Cup – Group stage
Dettmar Cramer   Germany 1997
Witthaya Laohakul   Thailand 1997–1998 1997 Southeast Asian Games  Gold medal
1998 AFF Championship – Fourth place
Peter Withe   England 1998–2003 1998 Asian Games – Fourth place
1999 Southeast Asian Games  Gold medal
2000 King's CupWinners
2000 AFC Asian Cup – Group stage
2000 AFF ChampionshipWinners
2002 AFF ChampionshipWinners
Carlos Roberto   Brazil 2003–2004
Chatchai Paholpat   Thailand 2004 2004 AFC Asian Cup – Group stage
Sigfried Held   Germany 2004 2004 AFF Championship – Group stage
Charnwit Polcheewin   Thailand 2005–2008 2006 King's CupWinners
2007 AFF Championship – Runner-up
2007 AFC Asian Cup – Group stage
2007 King's CupWinners
Peter Reid   England 2008–2009 2008 AFF Championship – Runner-up
Bryan Robson   England 2009–2011 2010 AFF Championship – Group stage
Winfried Schäfer   Germany 2011–2013 2012 AFF Championship – Runner-up
Surachai Jaturapattarapong   Thailand 2013
Kiatisuk Senamuang   Thailand 2014–2017 2014 AFF ChampionshipWinners
2015 King's Cup – Runner-up
2016 King's CupWinners
2016 AFF ChampionshipWinners
Milovan Rajevac   Serbia 2017–2019 2017 King's CupWinners
2018 King's Cup – Runner-up
2018 AFF Championship – Semi-finals
Sirisak Yodyardthai (caretaker)   Thailand 2019 2019 AFC Asian Cup – Round of 16
2019 China Cup – Runner-up
Akira Nishino   Japan 2019–

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA World CupEdit

FIFA World Cup finals record World Cup Qualification record
Year Host country Result Position GP W D* L GS GA GP W D L GS GA
1930   Uruguay Did not enter Did not enter
1934   Italy
1938   France
1950   Brazil
1954    Switzerland
1958   Sweden
1962   Chile
1966   England
1970   Mexico
1974   West Germany Did not qualify 4 0 0 4 0 13
1978   Argentina 4 1 0 3 8 12
1982   Spain 3 0 1 2 3 13
1986   Mexico 6 1 2 3 4 4
1990   Italy 6 1 0 5 2 14
1994   United States 8 4 0 4 13 7
1998   France 4 1 1 2 5 6
2002   South Korea
  Japan
14 5 5 4 25 20
2006   Germany 6 2 1 3 9 10
2010   South Africa 10 3 2 5 20 17
2014   Brazil 8 2 2 4 7 10
2018   Russia 16 4 4 8 20 30
2022   Qatar To be determined
2026   Canada
  Mexico
  United States
To be determined
Total 0/23 - - - - - - 89 24 18 47 116 156
Note
  • * : Denotes draws including knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Olympic GamesEdit

Olympic Games finals record Qualifications record
Year Host country Result Position GP W D* L GS GA GP W D L GS GA
1900   France Did not enter Did not enter
1904   United States
1908   Great Britain
1912   Sweden
1920   Belgium
1924   France
1928   Netherlands
1936   Germany
1948   Great Britain
1952   Finland
1956   Australia First round 11th 1 0 0 1 0 9 Bye
1960   Italy First round qualification 2 0 0 2 2 6
1964   Japan Second round qualification 4 2 0 2 4 10
1968   Mexico Group stage 16th 3 0 0 3 1 19 4 3 0 1 5 6
1972   West Germany Final round qualification 6 1 2 3 5 12
1976   Canada Did not enter Did not enter
1980   Soviet Union
1984   United States Second round qualification 10 5 2 3 13 8
1988   South Korea Second round qualification 8 3 2 3 8 7
1992 to present1 See Thailand national under-23 team See Thailand national under-23 team
Total 2/19 Best: 11th 4 0 0 4 1 28 33 14 6 14 37 49
Note
Olympic Games history
Year Round Date Opponent Result Stadium
  1956 Round 1 26 November   Great Britain L 0–9 Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
  1968 Round 1 14 October   Bulgaria L 0–7 Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara
16 October   Guatemala L 1–4 Estadio Nou Camp, León
18 October   Czechoslovakia L 0–8 Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara

AFC Asian CupEdit

AFC Asian Cup finals record AFC Asian Cup qualification
Year Host country Result Position GP W D* L GS GA GP W D* L GS GA
1956   Hong Kong Withdrew Withdrew
1960   South Korea
1964   Israel Did not qualify 4 2 0 2 5 4
1968   Iran Did not qualify 4 2 0 2 5 4
1972   Thailand Third place 3rd 5 0 3 2 6 9 5 3 1 1 16 4
1976   Iran Withdrew after qualified 4 3 0 1 8 2
1980   Kuwait Did not qualify 5 3 0 2 11 3
1984   Singapore Did not qualify 5 3 0 2 9 10
1988   Qatar Did not qualify 5 1 2 2 5 12
1992   Japan Group stage 7th 3 0 2 1 1 5 2 2 0 0 3 1
1996   United Arab Emirates Group stage 12th 3 0 0 3 2 13 6 4 2 0 31 5
2000   Lebanon Group stage 9th 3 0 2 1 2 4 6 4 1 1 13 8
2004   China Group stage 16th 3 0 0 3 1 9 6 3 0 3 10 7
2007   Indonesia
  Malaysia
  Thailand
  Vietnam
Group stage 10th 3 1 1 1 3 5 Qualified as co-host
2011   Qatar Did not qualify 6 1 3 2 3 3
2015   Australia Did not qualify 6 0 0 6 7 21
2019   United Arab Emirates Round of 16 14th 4 1 1 2 4 7 6 4 2 0 14 6
2023   China To be determined
Total 7/17 Best: 3rd 24 2 9 13 19 52 61 30 10 21 119 82
Note
  • * : Denotes draws including knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
AFC Asian Cup history
Year Round Date Opponent Result Stadium
 
1972
Group allocation 8 May   Kuwait L 0–2 National Stadium, Bangkok
Group stage 11 May   Iraq D 1–1
13 May   Iran L 0–3
Semi-finals 17 May   South Korea D 1(1) – 1(2)
Third place match 19 May   Khmer Republic D 2(5) – 2(3)
 
1992
Group stage 29 October   Qatar D 1–1 Hiroshima Big Arch, Hiroshima
31 October   China PR D 0–0 Hiroshima Stadium, Hiroshima
2 November   Saudi Arabia L 0–4 Bingo Sports Park, Onomichi
 
1996
Group stage 5 December   Saudi Arabia L 0–6 Al-Maktoum Stadium, Dubai
8 December   Iran L 1–3
11 December   Iraq L 1–4
 
2000
Group stage 12 October   Iraq L 0–2 Saida International Stadium, Sidon
15 October   Iran D 1–1 Sports City Stadium, Beirut
18 October   Lebanon D 1–1 Saida International Stadium, Sidon
 
2004
Group stage 20 July   Iran L 0–3 Olympic Sports Center, Chongqing
24 July   Japan L 1–4
28 July   Oman L 0–2 Sichuan Longquanyi Stadium, Chengdu
 
 
 
 
2007
Group stage 7 July   Iraq D 1–1 Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok
12 July   Oman W 2–0
16 July   Australia L 0–4
 
2019
Group stage 6 January   India L 1–4 Al Nahyan Stadium, Abu Dhabi
10 January   Bahrain W 1–0 Al Maktoum Stadium, Dubai
14 January   United Arab Emirates D 1–1 Hazza bin Zayed Stadium, Al Ain
Round of 16 20 January   China PR L 1–2

Asian GamesEdit

AFF ChampionshipEdit

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

HonoursEdit

This is a list of honours for the senior Thailand national football team.

International titlesEdit

Continental titlesEdit

  • Third place (1): 1972

Regional titlesEdit

Friendly titlesEdit

  • Runners-Up (1): 2019
  • Winners (1): 1994
  • Third place (1) : 1977*
  • Fourth place (1) : 1980
  • Winners (2): 2006, 2008
  • 3 Nations in Taiwan
  • Winners (1): 1971
  • 4 Nations in Indochina
  • Winners (1): 1989
  • Brunei Games
  • Winners (1): 1990
Note
*trophy shared

Head to head recordsEdit

As of 19 November 2019

 
Thailand national football team opponents.
Thailand national football team head to head records
Against From To Played Won Drawn Lost GF GA GD Confederation
  Afghanistan 2015 2015 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 AFC
  Australia 1982 2017 7 0 1 6 4 17 −13 AFC
  Bahrain 1980 2019 8 2 4 2 8 9 −1 AFC
  Bangladesh 1973 2012 14 9 3 2 29 11 +18 AFC
  Belarus 2017 2017 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 UEFA
  Bhutan 2012 2012 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 AFC
  Brazil 2000 2000 1 0 0 1 0 7 −7 CONMEBOL
  Brunei 1971 1997 7 6 1 0 33 5 +28 AFC
  Bulgaria 1968 1996 2 0 0 2 0 13 −13 UEFA
  Cambodia 1957 1997 15 8 5 2 36 17 +19 AFC
  Cameroon 2015 2015 1 0 0 1 2 3 −1 CAF
  China PR 1975 2019 28 5 5 18 24 61 −37 AFC
  Chinese Taipei 1963 2015 9 4 1 4 16 16 0 AFC
  Congo 2019 2019 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 CAF
  Czech Republic 1968 1968 1 0 0 1 0 8 −8 UEFA
  Denmark 2009 2010 2 0 1 1 2 5 −3 UEFA
  Egypt 1998 1998 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 CAF
  Estonia 2000 2004 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 UEFA
  Finland 1996 2000 4 3 1 0 11 3 +8 UEFA
  Gabon 2018 2018 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 CAF
  Germany 2004 2004 1 0 0 1 1 5 −4 UEFA
  Ghana 1982 1983 2 0 0 2 2 6 −4 CAF
  Guatemala 1968 1968 1 0 0 1 1 4 −3 CONCACAF
  Hong Kong 1961 2018 26 9 6 11 39 33 +6 AFC
  India 1962 2019 23 11 6 6 37 26 +11 AFC
  Indonesia 1957 2019 68 33 17 18 119 80 +39 AFC
  Iran 1972 2013 14 0 3 11 5 32 −27 AFC
  Iraq 1972 2017 17 2 5 10 18 45 −27 AFC
  Israel 1973 1973 1 0 0 1 0 6 −6 UEFA
  Japan 1962 2017 19 1 3 15 11 49 −38 AFC
  Jordan 2004 2016 7 1 5 1 4 3 +1 AFC
  Kazakhstan 1998 2006 4 2 2 0 5 3 +2 UEFA
  Kenya 1990 2017 2 2 0 0 3 1 +2 CAF
  Kuwait 1972 2014 12 4 1 7 18 30 −12 AFC
  Kyrgyzstan 2001 2001 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 AFC
  Laos 1961 2010 12 10 1 1 45 14 +31 AFC
  Latvia 2005 2005 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 UEFA
  Lebanon 1998 2014 7 3 2 2 12 15 −3 AFC
  Liberia 1984 1984 1 0 0 1 1 2 −1 CAF
  Libya 1977 1977 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 CAF
  Liechtenstein 1981 1981 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 UEFA
  Luxembourg 1980 1980 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 UEFA
  Macau 2007 2007 2 2 0 0 13 2 +11 AFC
  Malaysia 1959 2019 97 29 31 37 136 140 −4 AFC
  Maldives 1996 2012 3 3 0 0 19 0 +19 AFC
  Malta 1981 1981 1 0 0 1 0 2 −2 UEFA
  Morocco 1980 1980 1 0 0 1 1 2 −1 CAF
  Myanmar 1957 2017 48 20 14 14 89 62 +27 AFC
    Nepal 1982 2008 3 3 0 0 12 1 +11 AFC
  Netherlands 2007 2007 1 0 0 1 1 3 −2 UEFA
  New Zealand 1976 2014 5 2 2 1 9 7 +2 OFC
  Nigeria 1983 1983 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 CAF
  Northern Ireland 1997 1997 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 UEFA
  North Korea 1978 2017 20 5 4 11 18 32 −14 AFC
  Norway 1965 2012 2 0 0 2 0 8 −8 UEFA
  Oman 1986 2019 10 4 1 5 10 9 +1 AFC
  Pakistan 1960 2001 5 4 0 1 16 7 +9 AFC
  Palestine 2011 2011 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 AFC
  Papua New Guinea 1984 1984 1 0 0 1 1 4 −3 OFC
  Philippines 1971 2018 21 17 2 2 65 10 +55 AFC
  Poland 2010 2010 1 0 0 1 1 3 −2 UEFA
  Qatar 1992 2016 11 4 3 4 15 15 0 AFC
  Saudi Arabia 1982 2017 16 1 1 14 9 42 −33 AFC
  Singapore 1957 2018 62 33 17 12 107 62 +45 AFC
  Slovakia 2004 2018 2 0 1 1 3 4 –1 UEFA
  South Africa 2010 2010 1 0 0 1 0 4 −4 CAF
  South Korea 1961 2016 61 8 12 41 43 120 −77 AFC
  Sri Lanka 1979 2001 5 5 0 0 15 2 +13 AFC
  Sweden 1962 2003 5 0 1 4 4 13 −9 UEFA
  Syria 1978 2016 5 3 2 0 12 7 +5 AFC
  Tajikistan 2003 2003 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 AFC
  Timor-Leste 2004 2018 2 2 0 0 15 0 +15 AFC
  Trinidad and Tobago 2003 2018 2 2 0 0 4 2 +2 CONCACAF
  Turkmenistan 1998 1998 1 0 1 0 3 3 0 AFC
  United Arab Emirates 1986 2019 11 2 3 6 11 16 −5 AFC
  United States 1987 1987 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 CONCACAF
  Uruguay 2019 2019 1 0 0 1 0 4 −4 CONMEBOL
  Uzbekistan 1994 2017 8 5 0 3 18 15 +3 AFC
  Vietnam 1957 2019 24 14 6 4 41 18 +23 AFC
  Yemen 1988 2007 6 2 4 0 9 5 +4 AFC
80 Countries 1948 2019 790 292 187 311 1208 1185 +23 All
Last match updated was against    Vietnam on 19 November 2019.

StatisticsEdit

FIFA world rankingsEdit

Thailand's FIFA world rankings
Year Rank Games
Played
Won Drawn Lost Best Worst
Rank Move Rank Move
1993 69 19 10 2 7 66   +9 69   –1
1994 85 4 0 1 3 67   +2 85   –8
1995 77 8 6 1 1 77   +26 103   –19
1996 57 18 11 3 4 50   +11 72   –4
1997 54 16 7 6 3 54   +8 70   –4
1998 45 20 9 5 6 43   +8 60   –7
1999 60 9 6 3 0 60   +9 78   –25
2000 61 24 13 5 6 57   +3 65   –6
2001 61 23 10 6 7 60   +3 64   –1
2002 66 11 5 3 3 60   +4 71   –5
2003 60 11 5 2 4 54   +15 75   –9
2004 79 20 4 5 11 57   +6 79   –7
2005 111 2 0 1 1 80   +1 111   –8
2006 137 8 5 2 1 108   +2 137   –12
2007 121 20 11 6 3 107   +15 126   –8
2008 126 19 8 4 7 90   +15 126   –18
2009 105 8 3 3 2 105   +7 124   –3
2010 120 12 4 3 5 98   +7 120   –6
2011 122 11 3 5 3 114   +10 132   –18
2012 136 13 9 1 3 124   +16 152   –13
2013 146 6 1 0 5 135   +6 146   –5
2014 142 12 7 2 3 140   +21 165   –8
2015 133 11 7 2 2 129   +13 145   –11
2016 126 17 7 3 7 117   +7 146   –15
2017 130 9 3 1 5 126   +6 138   –7

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