Speaking with AFC, Akira Nishino believes that Thailand football will soon be back and regain the no 1 position in ASEAN.
Nishino coach proves cautious in his words ahead of of U23 Thailand’s training for AFC U23 Championship 2020 finals.
U22 Thailand coach Akira Nishino shares with the media after the team’s loss in SEA Games 30th men’s football.
Tien Linh scores a brace, helping Vietnam to the semi-finals of the 30th SEA Games men's football while Thailand comes home after the qualifying round.
Thailand labored a 2-0 win over Laos, and looks forward to the last match against Vietnam in group B
The quest for a place in the semis of this SEA Games edition of the reigning champs Thailand’s men football will depend on many factors, some of which might beyond their reach.
Under coach Akira Nishino, U22 Thailand will compete at SEA Games 30 bolstered by stars like Supachok Sarachat, Supachai Jaided, and Suphanat Mueanta.
The SEA Games 30 draw for men’ football witnesses many surprises: Vietnam sits in the same group with Thailand.
Midfielder Tran Dinh Trong said the U22 Vietnam is in a tough group and sooner or later Vietnam will face Thailand.
Assistant coach Issara Sritaro says the Thai U22 team wants to invite Vietnam to play a friendly match before the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) later this year.
Despite being changed the group seed, U22 Vietnam is likely to be in the tough group at 2019 SEA Games group stage draw.