Suchao Nuchnum

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Suchao Nuchnum
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Suchao is the behind referee Prapoj Dissomsri in Bangkok Glass vs Buriram UTD game in 2013 Toyota Thai Premier League.
Personal information
Full name Suchao Nuchnum
Date of birth (1983-05-17) May 17, 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Sai Yok, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Buriram United
Number 8
Youth career
1999–2001 Kanchanaburi Technical College
2002 TOT SC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2009 TOT SC 90 (21)
2009–2010 Persib Bandung 17 (3)
2010– Buriram United 137 (40)
National team
2005–2006 Thailand U23 12 (5)
2005–2013 Thailand 58 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 June 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 February 2012

Suchao Nuchnum (Thai: สุเชาว์ นุชนุ่ม, born May 17, 1983) is a Thai professional footballer who plays as a Midfielder for Thai League T1 club Buriram United and was a member of Thailand national football team.

Club career[edit]

Before becoming a footballer Suchao was a Muay Thai boxer, his ring name is "Kobnoi Sor. Sakunpan" (กบน้อย ส.สกุลภัณฑ์). Suchao or nicknamed "Kob" (กบ; literally; frog[1]) from Thai football fans spent his youth career with TOT F.C. during 2002-2003 season. He later signed his first professional contract with the club and made his first senior appearance in 2004. He totally spent 5 years with the club until 2009, made 84 appearances with 33 goals before moving abroad to Indonesian club, Persib Bandung.

The winger played a season with the Indonesians before returning to his homeland's club, Buriram United F.C. (was Buriram PEA at the time). Suchao was promoted to captain and has been playing regularly for the team in different matches. [2]

International career[edit]

The Thai midfielder was first called up for the U-23 squad in 2005 before promoted to senior squad later in the same year. He was part of the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup squad. In 2013, he was called up to the national team by Surachai Jaturapattarapong to the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 28 December 2006 Bangkok, Thailand  Kazakhstan 2–2 Draw 2006 King's Cup
2. 30 December 2006 Bangkok, Thailand  Vietnam 3–1 Win 2006 King's Cup - Final
3. 12 January 2007 Bangkok, Thailand  Myanmar 1–1 Draw 2007 ASEAN Football Championship (Group-Stage)
4. 20 May 2008 Bangkok, Thailand    Nepal 7–0 Win Friendly
5. 6 December 2008 Phuket, Thailand  Vietnam 2–0 Win 2008 AFF Suzuki Cup (Group-Stage)
6. 21 January 2009 Phuket, Thailand  Lebanon 2–1 Win 2009 King's Cup



Buriram United


Thailand U-23



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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Apichet Puttan
Buriram United captain
Succeeded by