Jumpasri United F.C
Super Power Samut Prakan is a Thai football club based in Samut Prakan Province and plays in the Thai Leagues 1. Super Power Samut Prakan last appeared in the AFC Cup in 2007 and played its final group match against Singapore’s Tampines Rovers on 22 May 2007 at the Thai Army Sports Stadium. In 2007, the team has adopted the yellow and red colors of its main sponsor, M-150 (energy drink), and now wears yellow shirts with red trim and red shorts and socks.
Early year of Super Power
The club was established in 1977 under the name Osotspa F.C. in relationship with the organization Osotspa, known for its caffeinated drink M-150. Since 2006, the club utilized the moniker M-150 and both the club and the organization share a similar logo.
1996–2000 of Super Power
The history and accomplishments of Osotspa run as an inseparable unit with the mentor Chatchai Paholpat, who held the position of supervisor at the club from 1996 until 2007. The club participated in the 1996–97 season in the first edition of the Thai Leagues T1, however they could not hold off relegation and fell to the newly founded Thai Division 1 League. They finished second in this league and fought in the play-offs for promotion to the Royal Police United from the first division. After the round of matches Osotspa defeated Police and the club returned to the top league. Since their re-emergence in 1997, the club has become an integral part of the Premier League. In 1999 they reached the final of the Thai FA Cup but were beaten 2–1 by Bangkok Bank at Supachalasai Stadium.
The club achieved a respectable fourth and eighth-place finishes in the following seasons of the league. 2002 marked the most successful season in the club’s history as Osotspa finished runners-up in the league, qualified for the AFC Champions League and won for the first time the Queen’s Cup.
In the 2002–03 AFC Champions League season, Osotspa achieved a 7–4 aggregate victory over the Churchill Brothers to qualify for the competition, however, Osotspa struggled in the group stages and were eliminated with zero points from three games and a goal difference of 1:20. The club finished the following 2003–04 and 2004–05 seasons in third place. They successfully defended their Queen’s Cup title on both occasions, to make it three consecutive victories in the competition. Osotspa were again only runners-up in 2006, but once again qualified for the Champions League. At the end of the season the longtime coach Chatchai Paholpat left the club.
2007–2016 Season of Super Power
Osotspa M-150 took part in the 2007 AFC Cup under new manager Arjhan Srong-ngamsub. They were again eliminated at the group stage, but with much-improved results – a close third with 10 points. They could not emulate such form in the league, however, finishing a disappointing 9th, 23 points behind winners Chonburi, followed by 4th the following year.
In the middle of 2009, Osotspa relocated to Saraburi Province and changed its name to Osotspa M-150 Saraburi F.C.
In 2010 the club signed Pairoj Borwonwatanadilok as their new coach. Under him Osotspa came 7th in the 2010th season, 6th in the 2011 season and 5th in 2012 season.
In 2013, after Pairoj’s contract ended the club replaced him with former Pattaya United coach Chalermwoot Sa-Ngapol.
In the 2015 season, Osotspa relocated from Saraburi Province back to Bangkok and used the Rajamangala National Stadium as their home venue. In the late season the club once again relocated from Bangkok to Samut Prakan Province and was renamed Osotspa M-150 Samut Prakan F.C..
In the middle of the 2016 season, Osotspa Co., Ltd. made a change in their parent organisation and Super Power Football Venture was established and rebranded the club to Super Power Samut Prakan F.C.
Super Power Takeover
In October 2016, Samut Sakhon Football Venture who operates and owns Samut Sakhon F.C. in the Thai Regional League Division 2 endeavored to purchase the dominant part of Super Power Samut Prakan F.C. however the takeover was blocked by the Thai Football Association as it was against the club licensing rules set by the Asian Football Federation but in July 2017, the takeover was completed and Pakorn Khlaiphet become the new club chairman.
Super Power Relegation 2017
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