Coach Thailand Named Indonesia as Best Team in Tournament
U-19 Thailand national team coach, Marc Alavedra Palacios, admitted happy for the success of the team qualify for the final of AFF Cup U-18 2017 Agen Sbobet Resmi.
Kritsada Kaman and his friends qualified for the finals after defeating the U-19 Indonesia national team through a penalty shootout, Friday (15/09/2017).
Despite winning the number of players since the second half, Thailand was unable to score a goal so the winner must be determined on penalties.
Thai goalkeeper Kantaphat Manpati appeared as a hero by dismissing shots from Muhammad Iqbal, Nurhidayat Haji Haris, and Rifad Marasabessy.
“I’m glad we got through to the final, I’m very happy at the semi-final match against one of the best teams in this tournament that is Indonesia so I’m very happy (qualified for the final),” said the Spaniard.
Palacios then revealed the key to the success of his troops qualify for the final.
“We have 23 players in the team, our players are talented so we easily define the players who appear,” he said.
“We are trying to play 11 best players and try to win the game,” he added.
In the final, Thailand will fight Malaysia. Peak action will be held at Thuwunna Stadium, Sunday (17/09/2017) at 18:00 pm.
Meanwhile, Indonesia and Myanmar will compete for third position on the same day at 15.00 WIB.