“This film is based on a true story. In 1986 a football team that lived on a little island in the south of Thailand called “Koh Panyee”. It’s a floating village in the middle of the sea that has not an inch of soil. The kids here loved to watch football but had nowhere to play or practice. But they didn’t let that stop them. They challenged the norm and have become a great inspiration for new generations on the island. ” CONTINUE READING (SOURCE: passportsoccer.com)

TMB Panyee FC short film from EBD Teacher on Vimeo.

Panyee FC is a short about a youth soccer team in Thailand. What makes them underdogs? The fact that they live in a floating fishing village in the middle of the sea! The young go-getters don’t let that dissuade them from their dream however. They succeed, through hard work and perseverance, in creating a pitch to call their own. But can these kids, playing on makeshift floating platform that has nails sticking out of it, really compete when it comes time for the big tournament held on the mainland?
CONTINUE READING (SOURCE: shortoftheweek.com)