BANGKOK, Dec 19 — Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has given moral support to Thailand’s national football team, wishing them good luck, as it takes on Malaysia in the return leg of the 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup Final tomorrow at National Stadium in Bukit Jalil in Kuala Lumpur.
Gen Prayut told reporters that he has been watching Thailand’s matches in the tournament and will definitely cheer on the Thai men’s national football team this Saturday.
Gen Prayut said he hopes the national football team will bring the trophy back to Thailand as a New Year gift for the Thai people.
In the first-leg match at the Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok Wednesday night, Thailand defeated Malaysia 2-0.
The second-leg of the finals will be held at Bukit Jalil National Stadium in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.