King's Cup

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King's Cup
ฟุตบอลชิงถ้วยพระราชทานคิงส์คัพ
2016 King's Cup Thairath TV logo.jpg
King's Cup trophy
Organising body Football Association of Thailand
Founded1968;51 years ago (1968)
RegionInternational
Number of teams4
Current championsFlag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia (2nd title)
Most successful team(s)Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand (15 titles)
Soccerball current event.svg 2018 King's Cup

The King's Cup is an international football tournament organised in Thailand by the Football Association of Thailand. The host, Thailand, is a participant in every edition. The tournament was founded in 1968, and has been held every year since then, with the exception of 1983, 1985, 2008, 2011 and 2014. In some years, the competition has featured club or invitational teams as well as international sides. Many famous footballers have participated in this tournament, including Cha Bum-kun, Peter Schmeichel, Jesper Olsen, Brian Laudrup, Henrik Larsson, Robert Lewandowski, Martin Škrteľ, Milan Škriniar as well as notably, the Brazil national team in 1999 which included 2002 World Cup winners Ronaldinho, Cafu, Roberto Carlos and Rivaldo. [1]

Association football team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

Thailand Constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia

Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a country at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces. At 513,120 km2 (198,120 sq mi) and over 68 million people, Thailand is the world's 50th largest country by total area and the 21st-most-populous country. The capital and largest city is Bangkok, a special administrative area. Thailand is bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Myanmar. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast, and Indonesia and India on the Andaman Sea to the southwest. Although nominally a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy, the most recent coup in 2014 established a de facto military dictatorship.

The Football Association of Thailand (FAT) or the full name is the Football Association of Thailand under Patronage of His Majesty the King is the governing body of association football, futsal and beach soccer in Thailand. It was founded on 25 April 1916. They joined FIFA on 23 June 1925 and AFC in 1954.

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Venues

StadiumCapacityLocationYear(s)
Suphachalasai Stadium 19,793 Pathum Wan, Bangkok 2001–2004, 2006
Surakul Stadium 15,000 Mueang, Phuket 2005, 2009
700th Anniversary Stadium 25,000 Mueang, Chiang Mai 2013
80th Birthday Stadium 24,641 Mueang, Nakhon Ratchasima 2009, 2010, 2015
Rajamangala National Stadium 49,722 Bang Kapi, Bangkok 2000, 2007, 2012, 2016–Present

Tournaments

YearFinalThird place match
WinnerScoreRunner-upThird placeScoreFourth place
1968
( Details )
Flag of Indonesia.svg
Indonesia
10Flag of Burma (1948-1974).svg
Burma
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
60Flag of Malaysia.svg
Malaysia
1969
( Details )
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
South Korea
10Flag of Indonesia.svg
Indonesia
Flag of South Vietnam.svg
South Vietnam
70Flag of Laos (1952-1975).svg
Laos
1970
( Details )
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
South Korea
10Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
Flag of Malaysia.svg
Malaysia
31Flag of Indonesia.svg
Indonesia
1971
( Details )
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
South Korea
10Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
Flag of South Vietnam.svg
South Vietnam
UnknownFlag of Indonesia.svg
Indonesia
YearFinalThird place shared
WinnerScoreRunner-upCo-Third placeScoreCo-Third place
1972
( Details )
Flag of Malaysia.svg
Malaysia
10Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
South Korea
00Flag of Singapore.svg
Singapore
YearFinalThird place match
WinnerScoreRunner-upThird placeScoreFourth place
1973
( Details )
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
South Korea
21Flag of Malaysia.svg
Malaysia
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
10Flag of Burma (1948-1974).svg
Burma
1974
( Details )
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
South Korea
31
(aet)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
Flag of Malaysia.svg
Malaysia
30Flag of the Khmer Republic.svg
Khmer Republic
1975
( Details )
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
South Korea
10Flag of Myanmar (1974-2010).svg
Burma
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
No playoffsFlag of Malaysia.svg
Malaysia
YearFinal (Trophy shared)Third place match
Co-WinnerScoreCo-WinnerThird placeScoreFourth place
1976
( Details )
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
11Flag of Malaysia.svg
Malaysia
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
South Korea
31Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand B
1977
( Details )
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
South Korea B
11Flag of Malaysia.svg
Malaysia
Flag of India.svg
India
No playoffsFlag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
YearFinalThird place match
WinnerScoreRunner-upThird placeScoreFourth place
1978
( Details )
Flag of Malaysia.svg
Malaysia
32Flag of Singapore.svg
Singapore
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
South Korea B
21Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
YearFinalThird place shared
WinnerScoreRunner-upCo-Third placeScoreCo-Third place
1979
( Details )
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
10Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
South Korea B
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand B
22Flag of Singapore.svg
Singapore
YearFinal (Trophy shared)Third place shared
Co-WinnerScoreCo-WinnerCo-Third placeScoreCo-Third place
1980
( Details )
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
00 Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
South Korea Army
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
22Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand B
YearFinalThird place match
WinnerScoreRunner-upThird placeScoreFourth place
1981
( Details )
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
21
(aet)
Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korean Army
Flag of Poland.svg
Polonia Warszawa
20 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
August 1
1982
( Details )
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
43
(pens)
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).png
South Korea
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand B
UnknownFlag of Singapore.svg
Singapore
1983Not held
1984
( Details )
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
30Flag of Indonesia.svg
Indonesia
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Western Australia
10 Flag of England.svg
Liverpool Amateur
1985Not held
1986
( Details )
Flag of North Korea (1948-1992).svg
North Korea
21 Flag of Denmark.svg
AGF Aarhus
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
10 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
August 1
1987
( Details )
Flag of North Korea (1948-1992).svg
North Korea
10 Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg
POSCO Atoms
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
32Flag of Indonesia.svg
Indonesia
1988
( Details )
Flag of Denmark.svg
Denmark Olympics
10 Flag of Austria.svg
FC Swarovski Tirol
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
42Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
USSR XI
1989
( Details )
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
31 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
SC Rotor Volgograd
Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg
Lucky-Goldstar FC
21Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
1990
( Details )
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
21
(aet)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
SC Rotor Volgograd
Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg
Yukong Elephants
54
(pens)
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
Shanghai
1991
( Details )
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR Olympics
31 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
SC Rotor Volgograd
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
54
(pens)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand Olympics
1992
( Details)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
20 Flag of Germany.svg
FC Berlin
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand B
10 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
Tianjin
1993
( Details)
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
40Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg
South Korea Semi-professional XI
65
(pens)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand Olympics
1994
( Details)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand B
40 Flag of Germany.svg
Westfalia Amateurs
Flag of Russia.svg
SC Rotor Volgograd
53
(pens)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
YearFinalThird place shared
WinnerScoreRunner-upCo-Third placeScoreCo-Third place
1995
( Details)
Flag of Russia.svg
SC Rotor Volgograd
30Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan XI
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
No playoffsFlag of Thailand.svg
Thailand B
YearFinalThird place match
WinnerScoreRunner-upThird placeScoreFourth place
1996
( Details)
Flag of Romania.svg
Romania
21Flag of Denmark.svg
Denmark
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
52Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
1997
( Details)
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden (Scandinavian leagues)
20Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan XI
31Flag of Romania.svg
Romania
1998
( Details)
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
South Korea
65
(pens)
Flag of Egypt.svg
Egypt
Flag of Denmark.svg
Denmark B
30Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
1999
( Details)
Flag of Brazil.svg
Brazil U-20
71Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
31Flag of Hungary.svg
Hungarian League XI
2000
( Details)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
51Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Flag of Brazil.svg
Brazil U-17
10Flag of Estonia.svg
Estonia
2001
( Details)
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden (Scandinavian leagues)
30Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China PR
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
20Flag of Qatar.svg
Qatar
2002
( Details)
Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
43
(pens)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
Flag of Qatar.svg
Qatar
20Flag of Singapore.svg
Singapore
2003
( Details)
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden (Scandinavian leagues)
40Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
31Flag of Qatar.svg
Qatar
2004
( Details)
Flag of Slovakia.svg
Slovakia
11
5-4 (pens)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
Flag of Hungary.svg
Hungary
50Flag of Estonia.svg
Estonia
2005
( Details)
Flag of Latvia.svg
Latvia
21Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
No playoffsFlag of Oman.svg
Oman
2006
( Details)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
31Flag of Vietnam.svg
Vietnam
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg
Kazakhstan
No playoffsFlag of Singapore.svg
Singapore
2007
( Details)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
10Flag of Iraq (2004-2008).svg
Iraq B [2]
Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
No playoffsFlag of Uzbekistan.svg
Uzbekistan
2008Not held
2009
( Details)
Flag of Denmark.svg
Denmark League XI
22
5–3 (pens)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
Flag of Lebanon.svg
Lebanon
10Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
2010
( Details)
Flag of Denmark.svg
Denmark
No playoffsFlag of Poland.svg
Poland
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
No playoffsFlag of Singapore.svg
Singapore
2011Not held
2012
( Details)
Flag of South Korea.svg
South Korea U-23
No playoffs Flag of Denmark.svg
Denmark League XI
Flag of Norway.svg
Norway
No playoffsFlag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
YearFinalThird place shared
WinnerScoreRunner-upCo-Third placeScoreCo-Third place
2013
( Details)
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden (Scandinavian leagues)
30Flag of Finland.svg
Finland (Scandinavian leagues)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
22Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
YearFinalThird place match
WinnerScoreRunner-upThird placeScoreFourth place
2014Not held
2015
( Details)
Flag of South Korea.svg
South Korea U-23
No playoffsFlag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg
Uzbekistan U-23
No playoffsFlag of Honduras.svg
Honduras U-20
2016
( Details)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
20Flag of Jordan.svg
Jordan B
Flag of Syria.svg
Syria B
10Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
UAE B
2017
( Details)
Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand
54
(pens)
Flag of Belarus.svg
Belarus League
Flag of Burkina Faso.svg
Burkina Faso
76
(pens)
Flag of North Korea.svg
North Korea
2018
( Details)

Flag of Slovakia.svg
Slovakia

32

Flag of Thailand.svg
Thailand

Flag of Gabon.svg
Gabon
10Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg
United Arab Emirates
2019
( Details)

Teams' achievements

TeamWinnersRunners-upThird-placeFourth-place
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 15 (1976 * , 1979, 1980 * , 1981, 1982, 1984, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1994, 2000, 2006, 2007, 2016, 2017)12 (1970, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1993, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2009, 2015, 2018)15 (1968, 1973, 1975, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1995 ** , 1996, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2010, 2013 ** )5 (1977, 1978, 1994, 1998, 2012)
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 7 (1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1998)1 (1982)2 (1972 ** , 1976)
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 4 (1972, 1976 * , 1977 * , 1978)1 (1973)1 (1974)2 (1968, 1975)
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 3 (1986, 1987, 2002)3 (1999, 2003, 2005)2 (2007, 2013 ** )2 (2012, 2017)
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 1 3 (2001, 2003, 2013)
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea U-23 2 (2012, 2015)
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 2 (2004, 2018)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Flag of Russia.svg FC Rotor Volgograd 1 (1995)3 (1989, 1990, 1991)1 (1994)
Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia 1 (1968)2 (1969, 1984)3 (1970, 1971, 1987)
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR 1 (1993)1 (2001)1 (1980 ** )1 (1989)
Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea B 1 (1977 * )1 (1979)1 (1978)
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark League XI 1 (2009)1 (2012)
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 1 (2010)1 (1996)
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand B 1 (1994)5 (1979 ** , 1980 ** , 1982, 1992, 1995 ** )1 (1976)
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 1 (1996)1 (1997)
Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea Army 1 (1980)
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Olympics 1 (1988)
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR Olympics 1 (1991)
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil U-20 1 (1999)
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 1 (2005)
Flag of Myanmar (1974-2010).svg  Burma 2 (1968, 1975)1 (1973)
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 1 2 (2000, 2013)1 (1996)
Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore 1 (1978)2 (1972 ** , 1979 ** )3 (1982, 2002, 2010)
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan XI 1 (1995)1 (1997)
Flag of North Korea.svg North Korean Army 1 (1981)
Flag of Denmark.svg AGF Aarhus 1 (1986)
Flag of South Korea.svg POSCO Atoms 1 (1987)
Flag of Austria.svg FC Swarovski Tirol 1 (1988)
Flag of Germany.svg FC Berlin 1 (1992)
Flag of Germany.svg Westfalia Amateurs1 (1994)
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt 1 (1998)
Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam 1 (2006)
Flag of Iraq.svg  Iraq B 1 (2007)
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 1 (2010)
Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan 1 (2016)
Flag of Belarus.svg Belarus League 1 (2017)
Flag of South Vietnam.svg  South Vietnam 2 (1969, 1971)
Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar 1 (2002)2 (2001, 2003)
Flag of India.svg  India 1 (1977)
Flag of Poland.svg Polonia Warszawa 1 (1981)
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Western Australia 1 (1984)
Flag of South Korea.svg Lucky-Goldstar FC 1 (1989)
Flag of South Korea.svg Yukong Elephants 1 (1990)
Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea Semi-professional XI 1 (1993)
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil U-17 1 (2000)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 1 (2004)
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 1 (2006)
Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon 1 (2009)
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 1 (2012)
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan Olympics 1 (2015)
Flag of Syria.svg  Syria 1 (2016)
Flag of Burkina Faso.svg  Burkina Faso 1 (2017)
Flag of Gabon.svg  Gabon 1 (2018)
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg August 1 2 (1981, 1986)
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand Olympics 2 (1991, 1993)
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia 2 (2000, 2004)
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates 2 (2016, 2018)
Flag of Laos (1952-1975).svg  Laos 1 (1969)
Flag of the Khmer Republic.svg  Khmer Republic 1 (1974)
Flag of England.svg Liverpool Amateur1 (1984)
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  USSR XI 1 (1988)
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Shanghai 1 (1990)
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Tianjin 1 (1992)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungarian League XI 1 (1999)
Flag of Oman.svg  Oman 1 (2005)
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 1 (2007)
Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras U-20 1 (2015)

*/** Trophy shared or place shared
1Sweden and Finland represented players from Scandinavian leagues only

The map shows countries who participant in King's Cup. King's cup participate.png
The map shows countries who participant in King's Cup.

See also

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The Four Nations Tournament was an association football tournament organized in China by the Chinese Football Association and International Sport and Leisure (ISL). The Championship was founded in 2000 as a single-elimination tournament with four national teams. However, it was abolished in 2001 due to the bankruptcy of ISL.

Notes

  1. หน้า 12 ธ สถิตในดวงใจนิรันดร์, พระราชาแห่งฟุตบอลสยาม โดย ชาย ซีโฮ่. คมชัดลึก ปีที่ 17 ฉบับที่ 5830: วันอังคารที่ 17 ตุลาคม พ.ศ. 2560 (in Thai)
  2. Arbil FC played as Iraq's B-Team

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