SCG Muangthong United announce that nine of it's first team squad will compete for Thailand in upcoming international competitions.
Key players from MTUTD will be Teerasil Dangda, Sarach Yooyen. Chanathip (Messi-J) Songkrasim, Tanaboon Kesarat, and Tristan Do, among others.
With the Thai Premier League season finished and all other national competitions wrapped up, the national team will be able to concentrate on training and preparation. The first test will be November 15th, 2016, when Australia come to Bangkok for the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers.
Fans attending this match are instructed to pay respect for the passing of his Majestey Bhumibol Adulyadej during the period of official mourning. This requires to not wear bright colours, and to refrain from chants and cheering, as moments of celebration would be inappropriate during the mourning period.
Following the World Cup qualifier match, the national team enter the Suzuki Cup, beginning November 19th. The Cup is held every two years and organized by the AFF (ASEAN Football Federation). The 2016 competition is co-hosted by Myanmar and the Philippines, and Thailand's matches will be played in Bulacan (Philippines).