Thailand/Malaysia to Co-Host Next AFF Suzuki Cup

By Community | February 22, 2011

The group stages of the 2012 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup will be co-hosted by Malaysia and Thailand for the next edition of the biennial competition.

AFF made their decision and announcement yesterday, anesthetist February 21, ed though the exact dates of the tournament have yet to be released for the event whihc usually takes place in December.

A 4-2 aggregate victory over Indonesia in the two-legged final gave Malaysia their first ever AFF SUzuki Cup title at the end of last year and last staged the AFF’s showpiece tournament alongside Vietnam in 2004. Thailand co-hosted the 2008 event with Indonesia.

Football Association of Thailand president Worawi Makudi told the Bangkok Post: “We have been the host many times and the preparations for the tournament will not be any concern. However, the most important thing is that we prepare the Thai team so they can win the trophy again.”

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