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Coach Akira Nishino wants Thailand to play the style of Spain

Coach Akira Nishino wants Thailand to play the style of Spain

Answering the press in the opening ceremony of the new position of Thailand national coach, coach Akira Nishino said he wanted to build tiki taka play for the Golden Temple team as the style of the Spanish team.

In the afternoon of July 19th, Japanese military official Akira Nishino officially signed a contract with a two-year contract with FAT to officially lead the Thai national team to play since the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier.

With the ability and record of great history in the past, this 64-year-old strategist is expected to help Thai football to revive strongly after a period of slowdown in the past.

In particular, at the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia, coach Akira Nishino in the role of Japan coach helped the Green Samurai warriors perform a fast, attack voyeuristic, the most impressive is the defeat for the 2-3 score against Belgium by Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne, Kompany...

During the signing ceremony with FAT, coach Akira also revealed that he was influenced largely by the football style of Spain - the 2010 World Champions and will bring this to apply to Thailand football:

“In the 2018 World Cup, I witnessed a lot of different training methods of the national teams in the world, how they encouraged players to fight hard to bring the best results. I was greatly influenced by the Spanish players. Any football background must recognize the style of each player and the style of the team. I may not know much about Thailand but the experience I have in the past will help the team become the best”- Coach Akira Nishino shared.

Before that, Mr. Akira had the opportunity to watch and attend the two matches at Thai League to grasp the basic details of the professional football background of the Golden Pagoda football.

Like Japan, Thailand has many players who do not have the advantage of bodybuilding, Chanathip Songkrasin, Sarach Yooyen or Theerathoon Bunmathan are in favor of a technical way and are small, this will be a suitable strength to Mr. Akira Nishino applies Spanish style play.

It is expected that coach Akira Nishino will officially launch Thailand's fans in welcoming Vietnam in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier on the home field on September 5th.