Myanmar v Thailand: SEA Games final in facts and figures

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Bo Hlaing Bo (L) and Zaw Hein Thiha (R) of Myanmar celebrate with fans after winning their men's football semi-final match against Vietnam during the 28th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Singapore on June 13, 2015.    AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANA        (Photo credit should read MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Facts and figures relating to the final between and at the National Stadium on Monday.

  • Thailand have won the most gold medals in the SEA Games since the U-23 tournament started in 2001, with five titles in total. While Myanmar have never won, but their highest achievement were in 2007 edition after finishing as runner-up.
  • Chananan Pombuppha’s four goals in the 6-0 victory over Laos in the opening game of SEA Games this year equalled the Thailand’s record for most goals scored in the tournament by Sarayuth Chaikamdee against the same opponents in 2003.Thailand's Thitiphan Puangjan (2nd L) celebrates with teammates after scoring their second goal against Indonesia in their men's football semifinals match during the 28th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Singapore on June 13, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN        (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Ahead of the final game in this year tournament, Thailand recorded an impressive goalscoring record since the beginning of the group stage, netting 21 goals and only conceded a single goal with 11 different scorers in progress.
  • Myanmar head coach, Kyi Lwin successfully led his team to the SEA Games final round in two occassions. The first one when he was a player in the 1997 edition and as a tactician for the current The Young White Angels generation.
  • Thailand advanced to the final stage with a perfect record since the opening game as they made it six wins in a row including their impressive 5-0 victory over Indonesia in semifinal, while Myanmar were also unbeaten after having five victories and a 3-3 draw clash with Cambodia in group stage.
  • Chaowat Veerachat is the youngest player in the current Thailand squad after being named to the team at the age of 18, where Myanmar brought two youngest players in their team at the same age namely Sithu Aung and Hlaing Bo Bo.

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