Asian Games 09/24 11:30 3 Thailand U23 vs Kuwait U23 - View


Asian Games 09/21 11:30 2 [3] Thailand U23 v South Korea U23 [1] L 0-4
Asian Games 09/19 08:00 1 Bahrain U23 v Thailand U23 D 1-1
AFC Asian Cup U23 Qualifying 09/12 13:30 3 [1] Thailand U23 v Malaysia U23 [2] W 1-0
AFC Asian Cup U23 Qualifying 09/09 13:30 2 [2] Thailand U23 v Bangladesh U23 [3] W 3-0
AFC Asian Cup U23 Qualifying 09/06 13:30 1 [2] Thailand U23 v Philippines U23 [2] W 5-0
AFF U23 Championship 08/26 09:00 - Thailand U23 v Malaysia U23 W 4-3
AFF U23 Championship 08/24 13:00 - Thailand U23 v Indonesia U23 L 1-3
AFF U23 Championship 08/21 13:00 - Thailand U23 v Cambodia U23 W 2-0
AFF U23 Championship 08/19 13:00 - Brunei U23 v Thailand U23 W 0-3
AFF U23 Championship 08/17 13:00 - Thailand U23 v Myanmar U23 W 3-0
U23 International 03/28 20:00 - Thailand U23 v Kuwait U23 L 0-1
U23 International 03/25 19:00 - Qatar U23 v Thailand U23 W 0-1


Matches played 15 11 4
Wins 8 6 2
Draws 3 1 2
Losses 4 4 0
Goals for 27 20 7
Goals against 12 9 3
Clean sheets 9 7 2
Failed to score 4 4 0

The Thailand national under-23 football team (Thai: ฟุตบอลทีมชาติไทยรุ่นอายุไม่เกิน 23 ปี, RTGS: futbon thim chat thai run ayu mai koen yi-sip-sam pi), also known as the Thailand Olympic football team, is the national team for the under-23 and 22 level, representing Thailand in international football competitions in the Olympic Games, Asian Games and Southeast Asian Games, as well as any other under-23 international football tournaments including the AFC U-23 Championship. It is controlled by the Football Association of Thailand.

The team has won the Southeast Asian Games gold medal for a record 7 times, making it the most successful among ASEAN football teams. Despite its major domination in Southeast Asia, the team never won any gold medal in Asian level.



2014 Asian Games

The 2014 Asian Games was held in Incheon, South Korea. The Thailand U23 Team under coach Kiatisuk Senamuang built a young-blood team that would later become the main Thailand senior team with players such as Chanathip Songkrasin, Sarach Yooyen, Kawin Thamsatchanan, Charyl Chappuis, etc. In this competition the team made top performance by finishing in fourth place, the highest in the Asian Games after 1998.

2016 AFC U-23 Championship

The 2016 AFC U-23 Championship final tournament was held in Qatar from 12–30 January 2016. Thailand qualified for the tournament by runner-up in the qualification stage in homeland in March 2015. The Young Elephants recorded comprehensive victories; 2–1 against Cambodia; 5–1 against Philippines and 0–0 against North Korea.

The 2016 AFC U-23 Championship doubled as the qualifying tournament for the 2016 Summer Olympics Football tournament in Rio de Janeiro. Thailand were eliminated from the championship in the group stage. A 1–1 draw to Saudi Arabia followed by a 0–4 loss to Japan meant that Thailand needed to defeat North Korea in the final group match. A nil-all draw resulted in the elimination for Thailand from the tournament and hence failure to qualify for the Olympics. Although eliminated, Thailand earned praise and reputation for its strong performance in the tournament.

2018 AFC U-23 Championship

In the 2018 AFC U-23 Championship, Thailand only finished second in their qualification, but with the team being undefeated, Thailand beat Malaysia 3–0 and was held draws by Mongolia and Indonesia, Thailand became the best runners-up to qualify. The Young Elephants prepared by hosting the friendly 2017 M-150 Cup, where they finished fourth but managed to beat Japan 2–1. This enthusiastic performance of Thailand put up great hope for the team, having earlier conquered the 2017 SEA Games.

However, having entered the tournament, it would become Thailand's complete nightmare. They opened their game with a 0–1 loss to North Korea before got slapped with the same result to Japan, eventually eliminated the Young Elephants from the competition. The Thais bid goodbye from the competition in a humiliating fashion, with a devastating 1–5 loss to Palestine. To add the dismay, their defeated rivals Malaysia and Vietnam both moved on to progress from the group stage, with the latter managed to reach the final and ended in second place.

2020 AFC U-23 Championship

Thailand was awarded as host of the 2020 AFC U-23 Championship, therefore they were automatically qualified. Thailand still participated in the qualification as an opportunity to train and improve the team. Thailand, once again, finished second, after beating Indonesia and Brunei, but lost to Vietnam. Before the tournament, Thailand was eliminated at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games after the group stage.

In the group stage, Thailand would face Iraq, Australia and maiden debutant Bahrain, and was tipped favorably to progress, mainly due to Australia's underperformance in the tournament and inexperienced Bahrain. Thailand prepared by playing against Saudi Arabia in the friendly encounter, but lost 0–1. In their first match against inexperienced Bahrain, the Thais proved to be too dominant for the visitor, as the Thais demolished Bahrain 5–0. This win allowed more Thai supporters coming to cheer for the Thai side in their second encounter against underperformed Australia, instead, Thailand suffered a heartbreaking 1–2 loss to Australia despite having taken the lead and putting Thailand's quest to the final stage in their final game against Iraq. In final matches in group state Thailand draw Iraq 1–1 earn a spot in the quarterfinals of the tournament for the first time in AFC U-23 Championship as the second-placed team in the group behind Australia. In quarterfinals Thailand have to face with the winner of Group B, Saudi Arabia and lost with penalty 1-0 end the way to 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup

The 2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup final tournament was held in Uzbekistan from 1–19 June 2022. Thailand qualified for the tournament by runner-up in the qualification stage in Mongolia in October 2021, which drew; 1-1 against Mongolia; 3-0 against Laos and 0–0 against Malaysia.

In the group stage, Thailand(pot2) was drawn into group C with South Korea(pot1), Vietnam(pot3), and Malaysia(pot4). All match will be played at Tashkent

The Thailand U23 soccer team is a talented and promising group of young players who represent the future of Thai soccer. Comprised of players under the age of 23, this team has been carefully selected and trained to compete at the highest level of international soccer. The team is known for their speed, agility, and technical skills, which they use to outmaneuver their opponents on the field. They are also known for their strong teamwork and communication, which allows them to work together seamlessly and effectively. With a dedicated coaching staff and a deep pool of talented players, the Thailand U23 soccer team is poised to make a significant impact on the world stage of soccer in the years to come.