Cave Boys of Thailand Invited As Guests of Honor in Asian Cup Tournament
Do you remember the group of cave boys who were stranded at a cave in Thailand for eighteen days? A group of young boys and their football coach were stranded at the ThamLuang cave in Thailand and their survival had become a challenge had they not been noticed at the correct time.
Among the group, three boys and their coach have been invited as guest of honor in this edition of the prestigious Asia Cup football tournament. The boys who were stranded at the cave were all part of the Wild Boar football academy squad and being part of this football tournament will be a proud moment in their lives.
The three boys and their coach will be part of the opening match of Thailand against India at the Al Nahyan Stadium, where they will also be able to watch the teams warm up sessions and the preparations they do before the match.
According to the Asian Football confederation President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the courage and bravery of the group of boys along with their coach for a stretch of eighteen days was a source of inspiration and motivation to people across the world. The conditions were not only challenging but also their patience and courage at the times of rescue was worth every compliment.
The president also said that the presence of these boys will make the tournament even more memorable and also be a source of inspiration to them for continuing with football further in their lives. In addition to this it is also known that Asian Football Confederation would extend the Wild boars Football Academy a two years support program that will include technical support along with training equipment and 100 match balls each year.