Captain Chalermpong Kerdkaew out to protect Thailand’s status as AFF Suzuki Cup kingpins

For most footballers, hitting the big 30 and not getting called up to the national team would mean the chance has gone, but newly-minted Thai national team captain Chalermpong Kerdkaew took the road less traveled to prove otherwise. Since making his professional debut in 2007 for local club Lopburi, the tough-tackling defender has carved out …