Teerasil Dangda, middle, reacts after scoring the goal for Thailand .
Teerasil Dangda, middle, reacts after scoring the goal for Thailand .

Thailand edge Kenya 1-0 in friendly

sports October 09, 2017 01:00

By Lerpong Amsa-ngiam
The Nation

Teerasil Dangda scored a lone goal to spearhead Thailand to a 1-0 win over Kenya in their International Friendly Match in front of over 8,000 fans at the SCG Stadium on Sunday.



Playing their last match of the year, the Kingdom’s side won their second FIFA Day match after they beat Myanmar 3-1 at the Mandalar Thiri Stadium on Thursday.

Striker Teerasil who also scored a goal in Myanmar punished a rebound  from Kenya’s goalie Bonface Oluoch in the 62nd minute to put Thailand upfront.

After the game, Thai captain Datsakorn Thonglao was presented a jersey with number 100 which marked his 100th cap with the national team.

“Without supports from all of you (officials and fans), I wouldn’t be able to stand here,” he said.

Earlier at the same venue, the under-23 team went down to Jordan 0-1 in another friendly game. After a scoreless first half, Thailand eventually conceded a goal due to a mistake from their own player Worawut Namvech in the 88th minute. 

Thailand's national coach Milovan Rajevac