Totchtawan Sripan

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Totchtawan Sripan
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Personal information
Full name Totchtawan Sripan
Date of birth (1971-12-13) 13 December 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Saraburi, Thailand
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Youth career
1983–1985 Kaeng Khoi School
1986–1988 Saraburi Technical College
1989–1992 Rajamangala College Nonthaburi
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 Raj-Vithi 15 (1)
1995–1997 Bangkok Bank of Commerce 51 (11)
1998–2003 Sembawang Rangers 180 (29)
2004–2006 Hoàng Anh Gia Lai 49 (13)
2007–2009 BEC Tero Sasana 60 (6)
Total 355 (60)
National team
1992–2008 Thailand 110 (19)
Teams managed
2009 BEC Tero Sasana (player-manager)
2010 BEC Tero Sasana
2010–2015 Saraburi
2015 Police United
2016–2018 Muangthong United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:08, 26 September 2017 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 December 2009

Totchtawan Sripan (Thai: ธชตวัน ศรีปาน) or formerly Tawan Sripan (Thai: ตะวัน ศรีปาน) nickname "Ban", is a Thai football manager and a former footballer. During his career, playing for clubs in Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore, he played as central midfielder or attacking midfielder. Totchtawan was a longstanding member of the Thailand national team, playing from 1992 to 2008.

Playing career[edit]

Totchtawan became one of the greatest midfielders in Thailand, with his creative passing and set-piece taking. He won the award from, the main website for Thai football in 2001, for the best player of that year. His most voted memorable goals for the Thailand national team came from a friendly match against Manchester United in 2001 and a 30-yard free-kick against Holland in a friendly match in Bangkok in 2007, which Thailand lost 1-3.

Totchtawan announced his retirement after Thailand national football team failed to qualify for the World cup 2010. Thereafter, he was appointed as Thailand assistant coach by the Football Association of Thailand for cooperation working with Peter Reid who was appointed Thailand chief coach in August.

In November 2008, Tawan stood down from his duties as the assistant coach with the Thai national team, due to some players being unhappy with his other commitments to his club side BEC Tero Sasana (Tawan was still actively playing). Tawan's role as assistant coach to Reid saw the national team win one game and lose one game: beating North Korea in the opening game of the T&T Cup and losing away to Saudi Arabia.

Managerial career[edit]

BEC Tero Sasana[edit]

May 2009, After parting way with Christophe Larrouilh in the middle of the season, BEC Tero Sasana decided to promote Tawan Sripan to be the player-coach of the club. Sripan managed the club to finish in the fourth place of the table and reach the final of 2009 FA Cup. BEC Tero lost in the final against Thai Port by the penalty shoot-out after the 1-1 draw at the end of the extra-time.


Totchtawan with Saraburi F.C.

In December pf 2010, Totchtawan joined his hometown club Saraburi when the club was still in the Regional League Division 2, the third level division. He spent his first year by promoting his club from the Division 2 to Division 1. His first debut was the game in Division 1 Promotion stage against Rangsit University which Saraburi won 2-0. Saraburi promoted to Division 1 by finishing third place in group A of the qualification. Saraburi stayed in Thai second division for four years before the historic promotion. Saraburi promoted to Thai Premier League after the finished as the runner-up in the end of 2014 season.

Totchtawan continued his head coach role in 2015 Thai Premier League. However, Saruburi could collect only one point after six games of the season. Totchtawan decided to resign from his position on 8 April 2015.

Police United[edit]

On 11 May 2015, around a month after the club head coach Attaphol Buspakom had died of sepsis, Police United of Division 1 announced the appointment of Totchtawan Sripan. He managed the club for the rest of the season. Police United won 2015 Thai Division 1 League and promoted to Thai Premier League. Totchtawan later left Police United due to the club financial crisis.

Muangthong United[edit]

On 21 January 2016, Muangthong United appointed Totchtawan Sripan as the club head coach. He is the first Thai head coach of the club after six years. Totchtawan made the official managerial debut on 2 February 2016 in AFC Champions League Preliminary Round 2 against Johor Darul Ta'zim from Malaysia. Muangthong won the match by the penalty shoot-out after the 0-0 draw at the end of extra-time. Muangthong United was knocked out of the AFC competition in the next round after lost 0-3 to Shanghai SIPG from China. Totchtawan Sripan eventually won a double, becoming champions of the Thai League and League Cup in his first season at Muangthong.

On 22 January 2017, Totchatawan guided Muangthong United to lift 2017 Thailand Champions Cup trophy with a 5-0 win over Sukhothai. His Muangthong United later lost 1-3 to Japanese club Sanfrecce Hiroshima in 2017 Toyota Premier Cup.

In 2017 AFC Champions League group stage, Totchtawan created the impressive run with Muangthong United by a point in the opening game against Brisbane Roar before the historic first win in the competition over Japanese J1 League champion Kashima Antlers at Supachalasai Stadium in the second match. His crews obtained another point from Ulsan Hyundai's home before the win in returning game at SCG Stadium. After six games, Muangthong is on the second of the group with 11 points pass through to knockout stage. In the end of seasons 2017, Totchtawan get Thai League 1 Coach of the Year award for the best performance in 2017 AFC Champions League.

On March 11,2018. After shocked 1-6 away loss to PT Prachuap F.C..He immediately resigns from Muangthong's managerial position, firstly not approved by the club,but later in mutual consent. [1]

Managerial statistics[edit]

As of 12 March 2018
Team From To Record
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
BEC Tero Sasana 25 June 2009 15 July 2010 35 16 8 11 65 48 +17 045.71
Saraburi December 2010 8 April 2015 158 60 50 48 222 191 +31 037.97
Police United 11 May 2015 January 2016 34 20 7 7 78 28 +50 058.82
Muangthong United 21 January 2016 12 March 2018 107 75 12 20 233 107 +126 070.09
Career totals 334 171 77 86 598 374 +224 051.20

1 A win or loss by the penalty shoot-out is counted as the draw in time.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. December 10, 1995 Chiang Mai, Thailand  Vietnam 3-1 Win 1995 Southeast Asian Games
2. December 16, 1995 Chiang Mai, Thailand  Vietnam 4-0 Win 1995 Southeast Asian Games
3. December 16, 1995 Chiang Mai, Thailand  Vietnam 4-0 Win 1995 Southeast Asian Games
4. October 7, 1997 Jakarta, Indonesia  Brunei 7-0 Win 1997 Southeast Asian Games
5. October 7, 1997 Jakarta, Indonesia  Brunei 7-0 Win 1997 Southeast Asian Games
6. December 12, 1997 Jakarta, Indonesia  Cambodia 4-0 Win 1997 Southeast Asian Games
7. December 2, 1998 Bangkok, Thailand  Hong Kong 5-0 Win 1998 Asian Games
8. August 1, 1999 Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei  Laos 1-0 Win 1999 Southeast Asian Games
9. August 8, 1999 Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei  Myanmar 7-0 Win 1999 Southeast Asian Games
10. August 12, 1999 Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei  Singapore 2-0 Win 1999 Southeast Asian Games
11. November 16, 2000 Bangkok, Thailand  Malaysia 2-0 Win 2000 Tiger Cup
12. February 10, 2001 Bangkok, Thailand  Sweden 1-4 Lost 2001 King's Cup
13. February 12, 2001 Bangkok, Thailand  Qatar 1-3 Lost 2001 King's Cup
14. February 14, 2001 Bangkok, Thailand  China PR 1-5 Lost 2001 King's Cup
15. May 30, 2001 Bangkok, Thailand  Lebanon 2-2 Drew 2002 FIFA World Cup Qualification
16. June 6, 2007 Bangkok, Thailand  Netherlands 1-3 Lost Friendly International
17. July 2, 2007 Bangkok, Thailand  Qatar 2-0 Won Friendly International
18. June 22, 2008 Muscat, Oman  Oman 1-2 Lost 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualification
19. March 28, 2009 Bangkok, Thailand  New Zealand 3-1 Won Testimonial match (Tawan Sripan)
Correct as of 13 January 2017[2]




Hoang Ahn Gia Lai


BEC Tero Sasana


Police United

Muangthong United


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