Middle East tour on way (September 12, 2006)

Thailand's Asian Games team will have some warm-up matches with Middle Eastern sides to prepare for the 15th Asian Games in Doha, Qatar in December.

Thailand have been placed in Group C with Palestine, Kuwait and Yemen.The kingdom are the seeded team of the group due to their fourth-place finish at the previous edition.

Head coach Charnvit Phalajivin said he would take the side to play in Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to get ready for the tournament.

Several members of the squad are currently in England with BEC Tero Sasana training at the Arsenal Football Academy.