Thailand to call up a ‘prodigy’ to face Vietnam in King’s Cup

Author: Vân Anh
11:12 | 11/05/2019

Thể Thao 247 - Ahead of 2019 King’s Cup, Thailand NT makes a call to a 16-year-old prodigy to make an unpredictable game to Vietnam NT.


In the press conference after draw stage finishing, Thailand head coach - Mr. Sirisak Yodyardthai told that he will announce the War Elephant list, having 35 players heading into King’s Cup, on May 15.

Thai press revealed few stars taking a certain slot in the summon list namely Chanathip Songkrasin, Theerathon Bunmathan, Thitipan Puangchan (Japan) and Kawin Thamsatchanan (Belgium).

Mueanta is expected to break Vietnam’s net

Besides, Thai line-up will be filled by captain Teerasil Dangda who seems to make his 100th appearance to Thai NT in the upcoming promising match against Vietnam.

According to Siam Sports, the most noticeable player to be convened to Thai squad will be Suphanat Mueanta who not only is known as a prodigy of Thai football, but only broke a lot of Thai and Asia records.

Thai press revealed few stars taking a certain slot in the summon list

He was the youngest shooter in Thai League by the age of 15 years, 9 months, 22 days.

In an away game at Vietnam land within the scope of AFC U23 Championship, Suphanat Mueanta became the freshest footballer netted in U23 tournaments managed by AFC at the age of 16 years, 7 months, 22 days.

He registered 6 goals to U14 Thailand, 9 goals to U15 Thailand, 11 goals to U16 Thailand and contributed to U19 Thailand 4 goals.

Also, the prodigy was the one converted Luong Xuan Truong’s assist to shot into Beijing Guoan’s net on April 9, 2019. That credit made the prodigy turn into the youngest player chalking up in AFC Champions League.

By being roster for the national squad head to 2019 King’s Cup, Suphanat Mueanta is expected to break Vietnam’s net to become the youngest player score goals for the national team of Thailand.


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