CIBUBUR (22 Nov 2011) – Thailand won both the men and women’s Futsal event this afternoon, edging Vietnam in the final that was played at the POPKI in Cibubur.
In the men’s division, the Thais edged their counterparts from Vietnam 8-3 while in the women’s event, they emerged 4-2 winners.
Kritsada Wongkaeo followed up with his fine performance in the semi-finals to nab a hat-trick off goals in the 11th, 34th and 39th minute as Suphawut Thueanklang nail a double with goals in the 2nd and 30th minute.
The other goals for Thailand were scored by Sermphan Khumthinkaew (11th), Lertchai Issarasuwipakorn (28th) and Jirawat Sornwichian (39th). Vietnam found their goals through Trong Thien Nguyen in the 31st minute, Trong Luan Phung (32nd) and Hoang Vinh Tran (35th).
In the meantime in the women’s division, Orathai Srimanee gave the Thais the best of start with the lead on sixth minute before Nipaporn Sriwarom then added the second goal on 15 minute.
But Vietnam pulled goal back in the 17th minute through Thi Thuy Trinh Vo to put the score at 2-1 to the advantage of the Thais.
Thailand upped the tempo after the break with Sasicha Phothiwong scoring the third goal in the 22nd minute as Ngoc Hoa Trinh found the target to close in at 3-2.
But Nipaporn had the last say with the fourth goal for Thailand to successfully defend the gold medal they won four years ago on home soil in 2007
GROUP A: Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines
GROUP B: Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia
WOMEN’S (Round robin)
Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines
17/11/2011 VIETNAM 3 MYANMAR 1 (Women) 1000hrs
THAILAND 8 INDONESIA 0 (Women) 1230hrs
INDONESIA 2 VIETNAM 2 (Men) 1530hrs
THAILAND 17 MYANMAR 0 (Men) 1800hrs
18/11/2011 MYANMAR 6 PHILIPPINES 3 (Women) 1000hrs
INDONESIA 0 VIETNAM 6 (Women) 1230hrs
PHILIPPINES 5 INDONESIA 9 (Men) 1530hrs
MALAYSIA 2 THAILAND 9 (Men) 1800hrs
19/11/2011 THAILAND 2 VIETNAM 1 (Women) 1000hrs
PHILIPPINES 2 INDONESIA 10 (Women) 1230hrs
VIETNAM 7 PHILIPPINES 1 (Men) 1530hrs
MYANMAR 3 MALAYSIA 5 (Men) 1800hrs
20/11/2011 MYANMAR 8 THAILAND 14 (Women) 1000hrs
VIETNAM 4 PHILIPPINES 1 (Women) 1230hrs
21/11/2011 INDONESIA 2 MYANMAR 4 (Women) 1000hrs
PHILIPPINES 2 THAILAND 7 (Women) 1245hrs
VIETNAM 3 MALAYSIA 2 (Men, Semi-Final) 1500hrs
THAILAND 7 INDONESIA 4 (Men, Semi-Final) 1815hrs
22/11/2011 MALAYSIA 2 INDONESIA 3 (Men, Third/Fourth Placing) 1000hrs
THAILAND 4 VIETNAM 2 (Women, Final) 1300hrs
VIETNAM 3 THAILAND 8 (Men, Final) 1600hrs
FINAL WOMEN’S FUTSAL STANDINGS
- Thailand 12pts (+22)
- Vietnam 9pts (+10)
- Myanmar 9pts (-3)
- Indonesia 3pts (-8)
- Philippines 0pt (-21)