The highly anticipated first leg of the AFF Cup 2022 semi-finals between Malaysia and Thailand is almost here. Taking place this Saturday (Jan 7, 2023) at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, football fans will want to get their tickets fast as only 59,000 will be available due to 21,000 seats being obstructed by the structure of the Jay Chou concert stage being installed.
If you’re looking for up-to-the-minute “ผลบอลสด” (live football scores) and updates on the match, be sure to check out https://www.buaksib.com/livescore
The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) has announced that ticket prices will remain the same as for the group-level matches:
- RM30 (adults) and RM5 (children 6-12 years old) for open seats
- RM50 for Premium seats
- RM60 for Grandstand seats
FAM Secretary-General Noor Azman Rahman emphasized that every effort was made to ensure that the match could be held at the National Stadium, despite the limitations caused by the concert. He also reminded fans to only purchase tickets online.
After the first leg in Bukit Jalil, the Harimau Malaya squad will travel to Thailand for the return leg at the Thammasat Stadium in Pathum Thani on Tuesday (Jan 10). If Malaysia emerges victorious against Thailand, who are six-time champions of the AFF Cup, they will move on to the two-legged final against the winner of Vietnam and Indonesia on Jan 13 and 16.
Don’t miss out on the chance to see Malaysia take on Thailand in the exciting semi-finals of the AFF Cup 2022.
The Malaysia-Thailand Football Rivalry: A Look at Their Storied History
Malaysia and Thailand have a long and storied history in football, with the two countries regularly facing off on the pitch. Their rivalry dates back to the 1970s, and over the years they have battled it out in numerous tournaments and friendly matches.
One of the most memorable moments in the Malaysia-Thailand football rivalry took place in the 1997 Southeast Asian Games when Malaysia pulled off a shocking 2-1 victory over Thailand in the final. This win earned Malaysia its first-ever gold medal in the Southeast Asian Games and sparked wild celebrations among fans.
More recently, Malaysia and Thailand have faced off in the AFF Cup, with Thailand coming out on top in the 2014 edition and Malaysia earning a victory in the 2010 edition. The upcoming AFF Cup 2022 semi-finals between the two countries are sure to be a closely contested match, with both teams eager to prove their dominance and move on to the final.
Despite the fierce competition between Malaysia and Thailand on the pitch, there is also a strong sense of sportsmanship and mutual respect between the two teams. Off the field, players and fans alike often express admiration and appreciation for the talents and accomplishments of their opponents.
As the AFF Cup 2022 semi-finals between Malaysia and Thailand approach, football fans can expect an exciting and intense match between two strong and skilled teams. Whether you are rooting for Malaysia or Thailand, it is sure to be a memorable moment in the long-standing football rivalry between these two Southeast Asian nations.