Charnwit Polcheewin

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Charnwit Polcheewin
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Personal information
Date of birth (1956-04-23) 23 April 1956 (age 61)
Place of birth Chonburi, Thailand
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1981 Rajpracha
National team
1976 Thailand (B)
Teams managed
1991–2000 Thai Farmers Bank
1996–1997 Thailand U-16
1998 Thailand U-19
2000–2002 Thailand U-20
2001 Thailand Women's
2004 Thailand Women's
2004 Thailan U-20
2005–2006 Thailand U-23
2005–2008 Thailand
2014 Thailand Women's (Adviser Chairman)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Charnwit Polcheewin (Thai: ชาญวิทย์ ผลชีวิน) He is a master of the football coach of Thailand. He got doctorate of Social Science from Sri Patum Previously, he was head coach of the Thailand national football team.Thailand football club head coach of two-time AFC Champions League Winners 1994–1995 Thai Farmers Bank F.C.. He led Thailand to victory in the SEA Games at the end of 2005. He resigned from the post on February 20, 2007 to coach Vietnamese side Đồng Tháp. However, as the transfer did not go through, he re-joined as head coach of the Thai national football team. He was confirmed in this position in April 2007 after the election of a new President of the Football Association of Thailand and the appointment of a new executive committee.

Chanvit announced on June 16, 2008 that he would leave the post of Thailand National Football Team manager after the forthcoming World Cup Qualification game against Oman.[1]

Chanvit stepped down as coach of Thailand on June 22, 2008 after their 2010 World Cup campaign ended in the Third Stage of AFC qualification. In his final game, Thailand lost 0–1 to Oman.

Chanvit was in charge for 3 seasons, and saw success in the King's Cup as well as finishing as runners up in the 2007 ASEAN Championship.

Chanvit was again linked with the Vietnamese side Đồng Tháp on 20 November 2008, according to the Vietnam Bridge website.[2]


  1. ^ "Chanvit confirms his farewell". Bangkok Post. 2008-06-16. Retrieved 2008-06-16. 
  2. ^ "Chanvit linked with Dong Thap". Vietnam Brisge. 2008-11-20. Retrieved 2008-11-20. 
Preceded by
Sigfried Held
Thailand national team head coach
Succeeded by
Peter Reid