Thailand national under-23 football team

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Thailand Under-23
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Changsuk
(ช้างศึก, "The War Elephants")
Association Football Association of Thailand
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation AFF (Southeast Asia)
Head coach Worrawoot Srimaka
Captain Chenrop Samphaodi
Home stadium Rajamangala Stadium
First colours
Second colours
Biggest win
Thailand Thailand 9–0 Malaysia Malaysia
(Bangkok, Thailand; November 1998)
Thailand Thailand 9–0 Timor-Leste East Timor
(Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam; 8 November 2009)
Biggest defeat
Thailand Thailand 0–6 Japan Japan
(Bangkok, Thailand; 13 November 1999)
AFC U-23 Championship
Appearances 1 (First in 2016)
Best result Group stage (2016)
Asian Games (Since 2002)
Appearances 4 (First in 2002)
Best result 4th place (2002, 2014)
SEA Games (Since 2001)
Appearances 8 (First in 2001)
Best result Gold Medalist Winners
(2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2013, 2015)

The Thailand national under-23 football team (also known as Thailand Olympic team) is the national under-23 team of Thailand and is under Football Association of Thailand. It represents Thailand in international football competitions in Olympic Games, Asian Games and SEA Games, as well as any other under-23 international football tournaments. The team won the record 6th time SEA Games gold medal and the most successful in ASEAN football teams.


Coaches by Years (1998–present)

Name Nationality Period Honours
Peter Withe  England 1998–2002 2001 SEA Games - Gold Medalist Gold Medal,
2002 Asian Games - 4th place
Carlos Roberto  Brazil 2003–2004 2003 SEA Games - Gold Medalist Gold Medal
Chatchai Paholpat  Thailand 2004
Sigfried Held  Germany 2004
Charnwit Polcheewin  Thailand 2005–2006 2005 SEA Games - Gold Medalist Gold Medal,
2006 Asian Games - Quarter-finals
Thongsuk Sampahungsith  Thailand 2007 2007 SEA Games - Gold Medalist Gold Medal
Steve Darby  England 2009 2009 SEA Games - Group Stage
Bryan Robson  England 2010 2010 Asian Games - Quarter-finals
Charnwit Polcheewin  Thailand 2011
Prapol Pongpanich  Thailand 2011 2011 SEA Games - Group Stage
Alexandré Pölking  Brazil 2012
Kiatisuk Senamuang  Thailand 2013–2015 2013 SEA Games - Gold Medalist Gold Medal,
2014 Asian Games - 4th place
Choketawee Promrut  Thailand 2015 2015 SEA Games - Gold Medalist Gold Medal
Kiatisuk Senamuang  Thailand 2016 2016 AFC U-23 Championship - Group Stage
Worrawoot Srimaka  Thailand 2016– 2016 Nations Cup – Simple cup icon.svg Winners

Competitive record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

(Under-23 Team Since 1992)