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|Date of birth||11 August 1973|
|Place of birth||Udon Thani, Thailand|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|Thailand (head coach)|
|1989–1990||Krung Thai Bank|
|1991–1995||Krung Thai Bank||145||(121)|
|1997–1998||Royal Thai Police||25||(27)|
|2001–2002||Singapore Armed Forces||20||(18)|
|2002–2006||Hoàng Anh Gia Lai||75||(111)|
|2006||Hoàng Anh Gia Lai|
|2010||Hoàng Anh Gia Lai|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Police Lieutenant Kiatisuk "Zico" Senamuang (Thai: เกียรติศักดิ์ เสนาเมือง, born 11 August 1973, in Udon Thani) is a Thai football manager and a former footballer who played between 1989 and October 2007. He played as a striker and scored 251 goals from 339 appearances throughout his 18 years career. The former striker played for clubs in Malaysia, Singapore, England and Vietnam as well as his homeland's clubs. Kiatisuk also earned 131 caps and scored 70 goals for the country between 1992 and 2007. In 1996 while playing for Raj Pracha FC scored a total of 127 goals scored in 71 games, achieving record top scorer in a calendar year (not recognized.)
Kiatisuk got Bachelor of Business Administration Dhurakij Bundit University and Master of Business Administration Chandrakasem Rajabhat University.
He won the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup with Thailand.
- 1 Playing career
- 2 Managerial career
- 3 Managerial statistics
- 4 International goals
- 5 Personal life
- 6 Honours
- 7 Video games
- 8 See also
- 9 References
- 10 External links
He played with Perlis FA in Malaysia before joining an English club Huddersfield Town in 1999 which somewhat believed to be a publicity stunt by then manager Steve Bruce. After one season, in which he did not feature in the Huddersfield Town first team squad, he left English football for Rajpracha Sports Club in Thailand, later joining Singapore Armed Forces FC where he scored 15 goals in 20 games. In March 2002, he moved once again to become a star in Vietnam with Hoàng Anh Gia Lai, where he helped win the V.League 1 title several times. Kiatisuk was awarded a medal for his contributions to Vietnamese football. He returned to play for the Thailand national football team in the King's Cup. He's now retired and is managing Thailand.
Kiatisuk played 131 international matches and scored 70 goals for the national team. Both numbers are Thai national records.
After retiring from playing in 2006 Kiatisuk went straight into management with V-League side Hoàng Anh Gia Lai
Return to Thailand
In 2008 Kiatisuk returned to Thailand to take charge of Chula United. In 2009, Kiatisuk became the head coach of Chonburi F.C. and led the club to win the 2009 Kor Royal Cup. Kiatisuk managed to finish the season at second place as the final standing with the highest points ever. However, he resigned at the end of the season after failing to secure the domestic league title.
Second spell in Vietnam
Kiatisuk went to Vietnam again to manage his former club Hoàng Anh Gia Lai. He finished his season at V-League at seventh place. He led Hoàng Anh Gia Lai to the final of 2010 Vietnamese Cup but lost 0-1 to Sông Lam Nghệ An at Thống Nhất Stadium, Ho Chi Minh City.
Back to Thailand again
In December 2010, Kiatisuk has returned to Thailand as the head coach of Chula United in Division 1. He pushed the club to the third place at the end of the season and promoted them to 2012 Thai Premier League. After ten games in the top league, Kiatisuk has resigned from his position due to the bad result of 1 win, 4 draws, and 5 losses.
A month later, Kiatisuk decided to join Bangkok F.C. in 2012 Thai Division 1 League to help to club to avoid the relegation. Bangkok has survived in the second league of Thailand after finished at tenth place in the middle of the table.
The National trainer
In June 2013, Kiatisuk was appointed as the new Thai national team coach, replacing Winfried Schaefer in a caretaker capacity. He was also responsible as the head coach for the Thai under-23 national football team preparing for the 2013 Southeast Asian Games. His debut match with the War Elephants as head coach was in a friendly against China on 15 June 2013, which the Thais won 5-1.
As head coach of Thailand U-23, Kiatisuk guided the team to 2013 SEA Games football gold, adding to 4 golds he won as a player in 4 straight Games from 1993 to 1999. He also led Thailand U-23 to semi-final at 2014 Asian Games and finished at the 4th place.
In 2014, due to his success in 2014 Asian Games, Kiatisuk was appointed to be a new coach of Thailand to compete in 2014 AFF Championship. He eventually completed his mission by the 4-3 aggregate score against Malaysia, made him became the first player and coach who won ASEAN Football Championship.
In 2015, Thailand has qualified to the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Second Round in the same group as Iraq, Vietnam and Chinese Taipei. Kiattisuk managed his team to finish as the winner of the group with 14 points from 6 games. Thailand advanced to the final round of the qualification.
- As of 28 March 2017
|Hoàng Anh Gia Lai||2006||2006||25||10||6||9||25||24||+1||40.00|
|Chula Sinthana||June 2008||December 2008||18||7||7||4||36||22||+14||38.89|
|Chonburi||December 2008||November 2009||46||28||11||7||87||42||+45||60.87|
|Hoàng Anh Gia Lai||January 2010||November 2010||31||12||9||10||39||32||+7||38.71|
|Chula United||9 December 2010||21 May 2012||49||21||14||14||54||44||+10||42.86|
|Bangkok||20 June 2012||December 2012||21||7||5||9||31||33||−2||33.33|
|Thailand U-23||January 2013||January 2016||40||28||7||5||83||28||+55||70.00|
|Thailand  (Caretaker)||May 2013||June 2013||1||1||0||0||5||1||+4||100.00|
|Thailand ||10 February 2014||Present||42||21||7||14||66||53||+13||50.00|
1 A win or loss by the penalty shoot-out is counted as the draw in time.
2 Kiatisuk Senamuang managed the team on a one-off basis as caretaker-manager.
3 Only FIFA approved games are counted for Thailand.
He is a Buddhist born in Udon Thani. Before he became a professional football player, he worked as a police officer, but his love of football finally brought him to become the king of sports. His friends had said that "his appearance in football had covered the lack of security".
- Krung Thai Bank
- Kor Royal Cup Champion (1); 1989
- Koh Royal Cup Champion (1); 1993
- Singapore Armed Forces
- S.League Champion (1); 2002
- Hoang Anh Gia Lai
Senamuang appears in World Soccer Jikkyou Winning Eleven 2000: U-23 Medal Heno Chousen as a player of Thailand U-23. His name in the game is "Senamuran" (セナムラン).
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- "Kiatisuk Senamuang - Century of International Appearances". Rsssf.com. 6 January 2016. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
- "Thailand appoint Kiatisuk Senamuang as new national team coach". Goal.com. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
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