Thailand takes the international soccer spotlight from November 1st to the 18th when it hosts the 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Nakhon Ratchasima and Bangkok.
ASEAN Futsal champions on eight out of nine occasions and Asian Championship runners-up twice, the hosts will be looking to advance the group stage of the World Cup for the first time ever.
Nicknamed Changsuk (The War Elephants), Thailand is pooled with Costa Rica, Paraguay and Ukraine in Group A of the competition.
Last week the Thailand 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup home and away kits were officially launched by technical sponsor Grand Sport and the Football Association of Thailand. The blue home uniform will be the team’s first choice kit for the competition while a red kit will serve as an alternate.