Local team in shock defeat of national side

PHUKET TOWN: A scratch soccer team made up of players from Phuket and Chumphon beat Thailand’s national under-17 team 1-0 on Thursday, with a last-minute goal at the Saphan Hin stadium. The loss was a blow for the national squad, who are the Asian champions in their age group, and who preparing for the Under-17 Football World Championships in Napier, New Zealand in November, facing other regional champions from around the world. The Under-17 squad have also played matches in Surat Thani, where they won 4-2, and Phang-Nga, where they won 3-1. The day after their defeat in Phuket they left for Bangkok for further intensive training sessions.

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