Bluewave Chonburi
ชลบุรี บลูเวฟ
Full nameBluewave Chonburi Futsal Club
สโมสรฟุตซอลชลบุรีบลูเวฟ
Nickname(s)The Sharks
Founded2006
GroundBluewave Arena, Mueang Chonburi, Chonburi, Thailand
Capacity3,000
ChairmanTachapat Benjasiriwan
CoachCarlos César Núñez Gago
LeagueFutsal Thai League

Bluewave Chonburi Futsal Club (Thai สโมสรฟุตซอลชลบุรี บลูเวฟ) is a Thai Futsal club. They currently play in the Futsal Thailand League.

History

Beginnings

Chonburi Bluewave Futsal Club founded in 2006 and affiliated to the first season of the Thailand Futsal League. Chonburi Bluewave Futsal Club won the championship two times in the 2006 and 2009 season before the end of the provisional squad.

The Thai giant

The team has come back again under the control by the Chonburi Sports Association and Chonburi Football Club as Government Housing Bank RBAC Chonburi Futsal Club or (GHB-RBAC Chonburi Futsal club) . Finally turning back to the old name Chonburi Bluewave. Chonburi have won the 2010, 2011–12, and the 2012-13 Futsal Thailand League.

The Greatest in Asia

In August 2013, After finishing champions in the 2012 Futsal Thailand League season, Chonburi Bluewave under Pulpis head coach secured direct qualification into the 2013 AFC Futsal Club Championship. In the group stages, for first games The Sharks draw Ardus Tashkent from Uzbekistan, 2–2 beat Giti Pasand, 4-3 and beat Al Sadd, 3–2. For their final leg of the AFC Futsal Club Championship Semi-finals against Chinese side Shenzhen Nanling. Having won, 5–2. In Final The Sharks draw Giti Pasand, 1-1 by 1 goal of Suphawut Thueanklang and the club won 1-4 by penalties after extra time. Suphawut Thueanklang received the most valuable player award.

In July 2017, After finishing champions in the 2016 Futsal Thailand League season, Chonburi Bluewave under Rakphol SaiNetngam head coach secured direct qualification into the 2017 AFC Futsal Club Championship. In the group stages, for first games The Sharks beat Bank of Beirut, 9–0 and beat AGMK from Uzbekistan, 5–0. For their final leg of the AFC Futsal Club Championship Quarter-finals against Japanese side Shriker Osaka. Having won, 4–2. In Semi-finals The Sharks beat Thái Sơn Nam, 6–0. The Sharks beat Giti Pasand, 3–2 in final by hattrick of Suphawut Thueanklang. Jirawat Sornwichian received a Top Scorer award with nine goals.

Youth Academy

PTT Chonburi academy in Bangkok. The club have been sending coaches over to schools to teach kids how to play futsal.

Trophies

League

Gold Winners (11) : 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2020, 2021-22

Cup

Gold Winners (5) : 2010, 2011–12, 2014, 2015, 2019

International

Fourth place (1) : 2018
Gold Winners (2) : 2013, 2017
Silver Runner-up (1) : 2014
Bronze Third place (1) : 2016
Gold Winners (2) : 2019, 2021

Current players

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
2 GK Thailand THA Wathanyu Sirirattanapun
4 DF Thailand THA Krit Arunsanyalak
5 DF Thailand THA Ronnachai Jungwongsuk
7 MF Thailand THA Kritsada Wongkaeo (captain)
8 DF Brazil BRA Marcos Vinícius
10 FW Thailand THA Warut Wangsama-aeo
11 FW Thailand THA Muhammad Osamanmusa
12 MF Thailand THA Nattawut Madyalan (vice-captain)
13 MF Thailand THA Supakorn Sang-om
14 MF Thailand THA Supakorn Bowornrachadakul
16 FW Thailand THA Peerapat Kaewwilai
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 GK Thailand THA Boriboon Klangkhla
19 MF Thailand THA Apiwat Chaemcharoen
20 GK Thailand THA Arut Senbat
24 DF Thailand THA Sarawut Raungrag
33 MF Thailand THA Panupong Khampranom
42 GK Thailand THA Theerawat Keawwilai
77 MF Thailand THA Panat Kittipanuwong
91 MF Brazil BRA Raimundo
92 MF Brazil BRA Airton Oliveira
98 FW Thailand THA Sarawut Phalaphruek
99 FW Thailand THA Joseph Khaosard

Notable former players

Asian Competitions Appearances

2011: Group stage
2012: Group stage
2013: Champions
2014: Runner-up
2015: Group stage
2016: Third place
2017: Champions
2018: Quarter-final

Sponsorship

Government Housing Bank (G.H. Bank) and Rattana Bundit University are the team's main sponsors.

Period Sportswear Sponsor Title Sponsor
2012—2014 United States Nike Chang Beer -
2015 Thailand Real United Chang Beer -
2016 Thailand Warrix Sports Chang Beer -
2017 Thailand Ari PTT PTT
2020 Thailand ALL ZETT PTT , Chang Beer, Thai Oil PTT
2021 Free Fire

Club officials

Position Name Ref.
Chairman Thailand Tachapat Benjasiriwan [2]

Sporting Director

United States Benjamin Tuffnell [1]
Technical Development Director Spain José María Pazos Méndez [3]
Manager Spain Carlos César Núñez Gago
Head Coach
Secretary Thailand Narhong Phongsear [3]
Doctor Thailand khomsan Sangthong
Club Officer Thailand Khomsan Thaikheing
Thailand Phongpat Phokaew
Physiotherapist Portugal Alexandre Anholeto
Marketing Director Thailand Thanyachapat Benjasiriwan
Public Relations Director Thailand Nattawut Khoykaew
Thailand Patthawee chulka

Crests

References

See also

Achievements Preceded byGiti Pasand Isfahan AFC Futsal Club Championship 2013 (First title) Succeeded byNagoya Oceans Preceded byNagoya Oceans AFC Futsal Club Championship 2017 (Second title) Succeeded byMes Sungun