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Thailand’s Kings Cup 2023 Schedule, Date, Team, Venue – India to Play against Lebanon for Third Place

Last updated on September 11th, 2023 at 10:18 am

Kings Cup 2023 Schedule Thailand: The four nation King’s cup 2023 tournament is scheduled to be held in Thailand (Malaysia) from 7 Sep to 10 Sept 2023 for a period of 4 days. Iraq won the 2023 Kings Cup after beating Thailand in a penalty shootout.

In the Thailand’s Kings Cup 2023, Iraq emerged as the champions by defeating Thailand with a score of 2(4 penalties)-2(5 penalties), making Thailand the runner-up. While Lebanon secured the third position by defeating India with a 1-0 score.

About Kings Cup 2023 Thailand

The king’s cup we are referring here is the international men’s football tournament organized by the Football Association of Thailand (FAT) annually. The 2023 edition of Kings cup will be the 49th King’s cup.

The King’s cup was founded in 1968, and has been held every year exception of 1983, 1985, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2020, and 2021. Till 2021, they have organized Kings cup 48th times till date.

Kings Cup 2023 Team

The Teams for the Kings cup 2023 has been decided. As the host, Thailand will automatically qualify to participate like they do in every edition. The final teams of 2023 Kings cup are:

TeamFIFA RankingPrevious Participation
Thailand (Host)113Champions (15 titles, last title/won: 2017)
India99Third place (1977, 2019)
Iraq70Runners up (2007)
Lebanon100Third place (2009)

Note: FIFA Ranking based on 20 July 2023.

Kings Cup 2023 Schedule | India Fixture of 2023 Kings Cup

The schedule of Kings Cup 2023 is out.

Kings Cup 2023 Semi Final Fixtures

7 Sept 20237:00 PMThailand vs Lebanon700th Anniversary Stadium, 
Chiang Mai
7 Sept 20233:30 PMIndia vs Iraq700th Anniversary Stadium, 
Chiang Mai

Kings Cup 2023 Final Fixtures

10 Sept 20239:00 AMThailand vs
700th Anniversary Stadium, 
Chiang Mai

Kings Cup 2023 Third Place Playoff Schedule

10 Sept 20233:30 PMLebanon vs
700th Anniversary Stadium, 
Chiang Mai
kings cup 2023 fixtures

Kings Cup 2023 Venue

There will be only one venue of the 2023 Kings cup matches will be played. This particular stadium is 700th Anniversary Stadium located in Chiang Mai of Thailand.

The 700th Anniversary stadium was founded in 1995 and can accommodate 17,909 audience.

700th Anniversary Stadium in Chiang Mai, Thailand
700th Anniversary Stadium in Chiang Mai, Thailand. | Photo source: Wikipedia

Kings Cup 2023 Match Rules

  1. Game play of 90 minutes.
  2. No extra time, if the game is drawn into tie. Direct Penalty shoot-out after a draw in 90 minutes.
  3. Maximum of five substitutions allowed.

Kings Cup 2023 India Squad List

The 23 Indian team player for the 2023 Kings cup picked up by the Head Coach Igor Stimac are:

  1. Goal Keepers: Gurpreet Singh, Amrinder Singh, Gurmeet Singh
  2. Defenders: Asish Rai, Nikhil Poojary, Sandesh Jhingan, Anwar Ali, Mehtab Singh, Lalchungnunga, Akash Mishra, Subhaish Bose
  3. Midfielders: Jeakson Singh, Suresh Singh, Brandon Fernande, Sahal Abdul Samad, Anirudh Thapa, Rohit Kumar, Ashique Kuruniyan, Mahesh Singh, Lallianzuala Chhangte
  4. Forwards: Manvir Singh, Rahim Ali, Rahul KP
Indian squad for Kings cup 2023

Why Sunil Chetri is not in the Kings Cup 2023 Indian Team?

All Indians love Sunil chetri and and few of you may wonder why Sunil Chetri name is not in the Indian squad for the 2023 Kings cup scheduled at Thailand from 7 – 10 Sept 2023.

As per the news, Sunil Chetri requested not to be picked for the kings cup as his wife is pregnant and her delivery date is in the time of kings cup so he decided to stay with his wife in that time.

Kings Cup 2023 Iraq Squad List

The Iraq football team for Kings cup 2023 will be updated soon.

Kings Cup 2023 Thailand Squad List

The Thailand football team for Kings cup 2023 will be updated soon.

Kings Cup 2023 Lebanon Squad List

The Lebanon football team for Kings cup 2023 will be updated soon.

Iraq vs India Kings Cup 2023 Match Report

The Iraq vs India kings cup 2023 semi final match will the 2023 kings cup opening match, the first match of the kings cup 2023.

Iraq Kings cup stats: Iraq played King’s cup football tournament only once in 2007, they were defeated by the Thailand in the final, securing the runners-up title. This will be Iraq’s second participation in kings cup Thailand.

India kings cup stats: India played king’s cup four-nation tournament only twice, first in 1977 and last one in 2019, securing the third place in both the participations. This will be India’s third participation in kings cup Thailand.

Iraq vs India kings cup 2023 semi final match prediction: India last faced Iraq in a friendly match in Baghdad in 2020 and lost 2-0. Iraq team is very strong in compared to India, so it’ll be a very tough task for the blue tigers to defeat the Iraq team, but again India’s team has been steading improving their play and rising in the FIFA rankings, so there is a chance of winning too.

Kings Cup 2023 Winners List

The previous winners of the King’s cup is shared below:

Sl. No.YearWinnersRunners-up
21969South KoreaIndonesia
31970South KoreaThailand
41971South KoreaThailand
61973South KoreaMalaysia
71974South KoreaThailand
81975South KoreaBurma
(Draw – Trophy Shared)
(Draw – Trophy Shared)
101977South Korea
(Draw – Trophy Shared)
(Draw – Trophy Shared)
121979ThailandSouth Korea
(Draw – Trophy Shared)
South Korea Army
(Draw – Trophy Shared)
141981ThailandNorth Korea Army
151982ThailandSouth Korea
171986North KoreaAGF Aarhus
181987North KoreaPOSCO Atoms
191988Denmark OlympicsFC Swarovski Tirol
201989ThailandSC Rotor Volgograd
211990ThailandSC Rotor Volgograd
221991China PR OlympicsSC Rotor Volgograd
231992ThailandFC Berlin
251994ThailandWestfalia Amateurs
261995SC Rotor VolgogradJapan XI
291998South KoreaEgypt
301999Brazil U-20North Korea
332002North KoreaThailand
342003SwedenNorth Korea
362005LatviaNorth Korea
382007ThailandIraq B
392009Denmark League XIThailand
412012South Korea U-23Denmark League
432015South Korea U-23Thailand
452017ThailandBelarus B

FAQs about Kings Cup 2023 Schedule

When is the Kings Cup 2023 Starting?

The kings cup 2023 start date is 7 Sept and will end on 10 Sept 2023. The India’s national football team will compete with Iraq in semi final on 7 Sept 2023.

Where can I find the Kings Cup 2023 Schedule?

The kings cup 2023 schedule has been shared on this article. Basically, the semi finals are on 7 Sept 2023. The final and third place playoff are on 10 Sept 2023.

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