Afghanistan’s amazing futsal team finishes 4th in the Asia indoor games.
Asia indoor arts and martial games were held in the last month in which several Asian countries participated and the games were hosted by Turkmenistan in Ashgabat city.
Different sports fields were delegating Afghanistan in the games including futsal team. Afghanistan men futsal team was team-mate with Asia’s powerful teams namely Iran, Uzbekistan, UAE, and Maldives in the second group that after its outstanding performance and defeating all of its opponents in the group stage, the team geared up to quarter final. At the quarter final Afghanistan succeeded to overcome Turkmenistan (host) and make it to semi-final. In the semi-final, the country’s national futsal team had to encounter the champion of Asia and the fifth powerful futsal team of the world; Iran, that lost the game 2-8. Afghanistan futsal players fought Japan for third position and bronze medal, and in this game that was held yesterday, 26 September, at 5:30 pm, both the teams scored 1 goal each within the legitimate time, however, penalty shootouts determined the winner.
Afghanistan national futsal team was the most amazing team of the competitions, that made 6 wins and 2 losses and finished 4th in this round of the competitions.