Thailand suddenly appointed a goalkeeper who made a mistake as captain at the 31st SEA Games
The female head of the Thai football team – Madam Pang confirmed that goalkeeper Kawin Thamsatchanan (32 years old) will play in the 31st SEA Games. The remaining two over-age players of Thailand U23 have yet to be announced.
While livestreaming on Facebook yesterday (April 26), Madam Pang was asked by Thai fans about the list of 20 players attending the 31st SEA Games. The female leader of the Thai football team shared: “Kawin Thamsatchanan is one of three overage players to attend the 31st SEA Games. The other two will be announced later. Kawin will wear the captain’s armband because the last time he held that role, Thailand U23 won. HCV”.
Goalkeeper Kawin Thamsatchanan will attend the 31st SEA Games
Kawin Thamsatchanan is playing for Thai team Port on loan from OH Leuven club (Belgium). Kawin has been Thailand’s number one goalkeeper for many years. He and Thailand won 3 AFF Cup championships (2014, 2016 and 2020). In addition, goalkeeper Kawin also won the 27th SEA Games gold medal with Thailand U23.
In recent years, Kawin has lost his official position in the Thai team due to injuries and a decline in form. In the AFF Cup 2020, he only had 1 time on the field from the bench. Recently, Kawin was also criticized for making a mistake that led to an own goal in the match between Port and Ratchaburi (April 9).
In the list of 50 people who were preliminarily called up to attend the 31st SEA Games of Thailand U23, there are other overage players, including Sarach Yooyen, Worachit Kanitsribampen, Phitiwat Sukjitthammakul and Weerathep Pomphan. In which, Weerathep (25 years old) and Worachit (24 years old) are expected to win the remaining 2 overage seats.
In addition, three Thai players playing abroad, Jonathan Khemdee, Ben Davis and Chayapipat Supunpasuch are on their way home to attend the 31st SEA Games.
At SEA Games 31, U23 Thailand is in the same group with Malaysia, Cambodia, Singapore and Laos. U23 Thailand is expected to depart for Vietnam on May 4. They will fly to Hanoi and then move to Nam Dinh to prepare for the opening match against Malaysia U23 (May 7).
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