The day after the draw for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers was announced, Thailand immediately announced that it had signed a successful contract with coach Akira Nishino, who once led Japan to sit on the hot seat of Thailand. The match between Vietnam and Thailand in the opening match will also draw attention to this match.
However, Thailand’s national stadium Rajamangala will not be the stadium for the match of Group G. The reason given is because Rajamangala Stadium is still in the process of completing the items required by AFC to prepare for the match. for the AFC U23 Championship to take place in January next year. Therefore, the Thai Football Federation was forced to use another football field for the Thailand – Vietnam match on September 5.
Besides, many other famous football fields in Thailand are also in the process of being repaired to prepare for this tournament. Therefore, the match is likely to be played at Pangsit Campus, this stadium is located on the campus of Thammasat University,
Rangsit Stadium was built to serve the ASIAD in 1998, and this stadium is also the venue for the matches of the AFC U23 Championship 2020. The capacity of Rangsit Campus is 25,000 seats.
If Thammasat Stadium is used as the official stadium, this is not too strange for some Vietnamese players to play for Hanoi Club, because Quang Hai, Duy Manh, and Hung Dung have also competed. play here in the framework of the AFC Champions League 2019 preliminary round against Bangkok Utd.