Thailand, Bahrain, NZ join Vietnam's Agribank Cup

Thailand's national team coach Chanwit Pholchivin is hoping that his side will sweep away competition in the Agribank Cup, a friendly tournament that will kick off on Wednesday in Vietnam. In the quadrangular competition featuring the hosts Vietnam, Bahrain's U-23 side and New Zealand, Thailand will field almost the same squad that is scheduled to play in the upcoming Asian Games. Chanwit, who steered Thailand to their seventh successive SEA Games title last year in the Philippines, has set his sights on wining all the matches or at least claiming seven points in the tournament, the Nation reported.


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Asian Games 2006, Doha

The showcase event for Asian athletes, the Asian Games are back. Held every four years, Asian Games 2006 is coming up in Doha, a beautiful city in Qatar.

Since the year 2000, Qatar has been vying for this prestigious quadrennial event, trying to surpass other Asian cities. Finally, Doha gets to host the 2006 Asian Games from 1st to 15th of December.

The history of Asian Games reveals that Qatar is only the second country in West Asia to hold this event since 1974, when Iran were the proud hosts.

The Asian Games 2006, Doha will be the 15th Asian Games since the inception of the event way back in 1951. The first Asian Games were held in the Indian capital, New Delhi.

Qatar is a small country spread over 11,437 square kilometers. For a progressive economy like Qatar, the Asian Games is a massive event, something that'll augment the nation's development.

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