Facts and figures relating to the 2015 SEA Games final between Myanmar U-23 and Thailand U-23 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.
- 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.