Today the MTUTD U13 and U15 teams competed with Bangkok United in the Group Stage of the Thailand Youth League. The U15 team defeated Bangkok United 2-1, with a last minute winner from Worawit Punnawan. The U13 team went ahead 2-0 by half time, however Bangkok United were able to come back to draw 2-2.
The Thailand Youth League is a nation wide league in which clubs from across the country compete. In the first round clubs competed to gain entry to the group stage. The top two teams in each group will advance to playoffs. The groups are organized according to regions in a similar to the third and fourth divisions. SCG Muangthong United compete in the Central Region Group.
Viewing these matches is a chance to see some of tomorrow's football stars, and the Kirin Academy system looks to develop talented players in order to maintain and build the club's reputation.