Thailand win 14th AFF Futsal title
Thailand defeated Malaysia 4-2 to win the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Futsal Championship 2018 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on Sunday.
The win marks their 14th title in 15 editions thus far, further strengthening their dominance in the ASEAN futsal scene.
Thailand took an early lead through Muhammad Osamanmusa in the second minute but Malaysia were back on level terms nine minutes later courtesy of a goal from Awalludin Mat Nawi.
Jetsada Chudech’s goal in the 16th minute ensured that the War Elephants would head into the halftime break a goal to the good.
Strikes from Apiwat Chaemcharoen (25th) & Chaivat Jamgrajang (36th) for Thailand and Khairul Effendy’s goal (34th) for Malaysia made the final score 4-2.
Meanwhile in the 3rd/4th placing match, host nation Indonesia defeated Vietnam 3-1 to win bronze.