Thailand head coach Milovan Rajevac names 25 players for final 2018 World Cup qualifiers

Thailand national team head coach Milovan Rajevac names his 25-man squad for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Iraq and Australia.

The official squad has been announced on the official website of Football Association of Thailand (FAT).

This is the first national call-up for Bangkok United defender Manuel Tom Bihr and Buriram United’s 19-year-old midfielder Supachok Sarachat.

Meanwhile, both Teerasil Dangda and Tristan Do return after suffering from injuries during the 2017 King’s Cup. Key players Chanathip Songkrasin and Nurul Sriyankem are also recalled.

The War Elephants squad will meet up at FAT to report for duty on 21 August, before traveling to the training camp at Kiarti Thanee Country Club.

The final squad will be confirmed before moving on final two qualifiers against Iraq on 31 August and Australia on 5 September.

List of the 25-man squad:

Goalkeepers (3): Kawin Thamsatchanan (SCG Muangthong United), Siwarak Tedsungnoen (Buriram United), Sinthaweechai Hathairattanakool (Suphanburi FC)

Defenders (9): Tristan Do (SCG Muangthong United), Adisorn Promrak (SCG Muangthong United), Peerapat Notchaiya (SCG Muangthong United), Theerathon Bunmathan (SCG Muangthong United), Putthinan Wannasri (Bangkok United), Manuel Tom Bihr (Bangkok United), Chalermpong Kerdkaew (Nakhonratchasima Mazda FC), Pansa Hemviboon (Buriram United), Philip Roller (Ratchaburi Mitr Phol FC)

Midfielders (10): Pokklaw Anan (Bangkok United), Sanrawat Dechmitr (Bangkok United), Thitipan Puangchan (Chiangrai United), Supachok Sarachat (Buriram United), Bodin Phala (Buriram United), Nurul Sriyankem (Chonburi FC), Peeradon Chamratsamee (Pattaya United), Mongkol Tossakrai (Pattaya United), Wattana Playnum (SCG Muangthong United), Chanathip Songkrasin (Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo)

Strikers (3): Teerasil Dangda (SCG Muangthong United), Siroch Chatthong (SCG Muangthong United), Adisak Kraisorn (SCG Muangthong United)