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Coach Akira Nishino will decide which stadium to use in the clash versus Vietnam

Coach Akira Nishino will decide which stadium to use in the clash versus Vietnam

The new Thai coach - Mr. Akira Nishino will go directly to the city to select the stadium to organize the opening match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier campaign with Vietnam football.

Previously, the Thai Football Federation said that the national team will not be able to use familiar Rajamangla sanctuary to welcome home Vietnam as usual.

The reason given is that the Rajamangala stadium is still in the "black list" requested by the Asian Football Federation to repair and complete the remaining items in order to prepare for the 2020 AFC U23 Championship to take place in January 2020.

The two FAT alternatives followed include the Rangsit Campus of Thammasat University and Tinsulanonda in Songkhla Province, but this arena is not eligible for lighting.

According to information from the media of the Golden Temple, the new coach Akira Nishino asked to go directly to inspect and check the facilities of the stadiums to choose a yard to welcome the Vietnamese team.

Coach Akira Nishino will decide which stadium to use in the clash versus Vietnam

“On July 24th, coach Akira Nishino will go directly to the stadium of Thammasat University, home of True Bangkok United, to review and survey everything. Akira will also watch the match between True Bangkok and Buriram United in the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Depending on the decision of coach Akira Nishino, FAT will consider whether to use this stadium to host the Vietnam football in 2022 World Cup Qualifier or not. ”- Pasanat Supaphong Deputy Secretary General.

In the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in Asia, Thailand football (3rd seed group) will share Group G with UAE (Group 1), Vietnam (Group 2), Malaysia (Group 4) and Indonesia (Group 5).

In the opening match, coach Akira Nishino will have a very satisfying encounter on the coaching bench with coach Park Hang Seo - who is constantly bringing resounding successes and raising the power of Vietnam football on continent area.