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Thailand 5s Beach Soccer Championship 2017
13 Feb 2017

Thailand, Japan up and running in Bangkok

The two nations were winners on day one of the Thailand 5s Beach Soccer Tournament.


Hosts Thailand and Japan made winning starts to the Thailand 5s Beach Soccer Tournament as the competition got under way in Bangkok on Monday.

Held in the Hua Mak Sports Complex in the suburb of Bang Kapi, the event sees the aforementioned nations battle it out with Asian rivals Malaysia as well as Hungary over the course of three days in the capital.

While also representing a chance of silverware and ranking points, for the Asian sides the tournament it is also an opportunity to get in extra match practice ahead of the AFC Beach Soccer Championship in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, early next month.

That competition will not only see the Asian champions crowned for 2017, it will also decide which nations from the continent will head to the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in the Bahamas.

Japan - runners-up in the AFC Beach Soccer Championship last time out - appear in strong shape to challenge again after a 5-3 win over Hungary on Monday.

Goalkeeper Shingo Terukina made his 100th appearance for Japan in the victory before hosts Thailand also collected early points thanks to a 7-5 success against Malaysia.

Tuesday sees Malaysia and Japan meet while Thailand and Hungary contest the second game of the day they meet later in the day.

Results, fixtures and standings for the Thailand 5s Beach Soccer Tournament are available here at www.beachsoccer.com.

Photograph via FA Thailand

RESULTS & SCHEDULE
November 11, 2017 - November 18, 2017
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Group Stage - Group A
Team P W W+ L GF GA GD PTS
Universidad autonoma paraguay UAM 3 2 1 0 16 8 8 8
Logo bsww2016 calendar CUDP 3 2 0 1 15 12 3 6
Bolivia HAM 3 1 0 2 10 11 -1 3
Colombia DUH 3 0 0 3 8 18 -10 0
Group Stage - Group B
Team P W W+ L GF GA GD PTS
Sampaio correa fc logo SAMC 3 3 0 0 28 5 23 9
Monagas difalo futbol playa MDFL 3 1 1 1 11 22 -11 4
Graden club paraguay GDC 3 1 0 2 16 16 0 3
Logo bsww2016 calendar FERR 3 0 0 3 7 19 -12 0
Group Stage - Group C
Team P W W+ L GF GA GD PTS
Vascodagama VAS 3 3 0 0 24 6 18 9
Malvin MAL 3 2 0 1 11 16 -5 6
Universidad arturo prat UAP 3 1 0 2 14 16 -2 3
Delfin sporting club escudo DSPC 3 0 0 3 7 18 -11 0
Play-off for 11th Place
Play-off for 9th Place
Logo bsww2016 calendar FERR 3 - 5 DSPC Delfin sporting club escudo
Universidad arturo prat UAP 10 - 5 DUH Colombia
Play-off for 7th Place
Play-off for 5th Place
Bolivia HAM 3 - 5 MDFL Monagas difalo futbol playa
Logo bsww2016 calendar CUDP 2 - 9 SAMC Sampaio correa fc logo
Universidad arturo prat UAP 2 - 4 DSPC Delfin sporting club escudo
Monagas difalo futbol playa MDFL 3 - 8 SAMC Sampaio correa fc logo
Quarter-finals
Monagas difalo futbol playa MDFL 4 - 7 MAL Malvin
Universidad autonoma paraguay UAM 11 - 3 HAM Bolivia
Vascodagama VAS 7 - 4 CUDP Logo bsww2016 calendar
Sampaio correa fc logo SAMC 5 - 6 GDC Graden club paraguay
Semi-finals
Universidad autonoma paraguay UAM 4 - 5 (AET) MAL Malvin
Vascodagama VAS 10 - 4 GDC Graden club paraguay
Play-off for 3rd place
Graden club paraguay GDC 0 - 0 UAM Universidad autonoma paraguay
Final
Malvin MAL 0 - 0 VAS Vascodagama
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