10 January 2013

King`s Cup : North Korea vs Sweden !

BANGKOK (10 Jan 2013) – The FA of Thailand (FAT) will host the historic Thai King’s Cup in the northern city of Chiangmai later this month. The event is slated for 23-26 January with Finland, Sweden and DPR Korea taking part.

The first match day will see Thailand taking on Finland on 23 January with Sweden playing DPR North Korea on the same day. The winners of each match will advance to the final with the losing teams playing in the third-place play-off three days later.

Thailand last won the tournament in 2008 when they beat Iraq B in the final while last year, the King’s Cup was won by the South Korean Under-23 team.

Source : Aseanfootball

Comment :  Sweden will field a home based team because the matches are not on FIFA match days