Thai football team gears up for World Cup qualifier against South Korea on March 26

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Following a commendable 1-1 draw in Seoul, where substitute Suphanat Mueanta netted an equalizer after South Korea’s Son Heung-Min scored, the Thai team, known as the War Elephants, finds itself in high spirits, holding the second spot in the group thanks to goal difference, just behind South Korea.

Thailand’s national football team, led by coach Masatada Ishii, is gearing up for a crucial World Cup qualifier against South Korea, set to take place at Bangkok’s Rajamangala National Stadium on Tuesday (Mar 26). The upcoming match, a part of the 2026 World Cup qualifiers in Group C, will be broadcast live, stirring interest among fans.

Following a commendable 1-1 draw in Seoul, where substitute Suphanat Mueanta netted an equalizer after South Korea’s Son Heung-Min scored, the Thai team, known as the War Elephants, finds itself in high spirits, holding the second spot in the group thanks to goal difference, just behind South Korea.



The upcoming match in Bangkok promises to be a distinct affair, with Thailand looking to leverage the home crowd’s support to secure a favorable outcome. Ishii underscored the unity and cooperation displayed by the Thai players in their previous game against South Korea, noting that every point earned is important in such high-stakes matches. The Japanese coach has set his sights on at least a point from this encounter, aiming to maintain Thailand’s strong position in the group standings.



With tickets already sold out and the match being very important for advancing to the next phase of the qualifiers, the Thai team is buoyed by the prospect of strong fan support and is committed to delivering a positive result in front of a home crowd. (NNT)