Turkmenistan hosts Goalkeeper Coaching Course Level 1
Ashgabat: The importance of goalkeeping was highlighted in the AFC Goalkeeper Coaching Course Level 1 which successfully concluded at the Football Federation of Turkmenistan (FFT) Hall on Monday.
Berdimyrat Nurmyradov, the Technical Director of FFT, highlighted the importance of the course as Turkmenistan prepares to host the AFC Futsal Championship 2020 for the first time from February 26 to March 8.
Ashgabat: Turkmenistan head coach Robert Grdovic was cautiously optimistic after his side discovered their group stage opponents for the AFC Futsal Championship Turkmenistan 2020 on Friday.
The tournament hosts will need to navigate a group featuring Vietnam, Tajikistan and tournament debutants Oman if they are to advance to the knockout stage on home court in Ashgabat after all four sides were drawn in Group A at Ashgabat’s Olympia Hotel.
Grdovic, a former Croatian international who has led Turkmenistan’s national team since March, isn’t expecting any easy matches in the Continental Finals, but believes his side will arrive ready to compete strongly.
Memorable clashes ahead as Turkmenistan 2020 groups revealed
Ashgabat: The path to Asian futsal glory has become clearer for the Continent’s top 16 teams, after the AFC Futsal Championship Turkmenistan 2020 official draw was conducted at Ashgabat’s Olympia Hotel on Friday.
The ceremony separated the 16 qualified teams into four groups ahead of next year’s competition, where the best in Asian futsal will compete for the title of Continental champions.
Host nation Turkmenistan will begin the competition with what is sure to be a hotly anticipated clash against tournament debutants Oman on February 26, before rounding their Group A commitments with matches against Tajikistan and Vietnam. The final will be played on March 8.
AFC Futsal Directors' Workshop 2019 concludes in Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur: The Continent’s Futsal Directors were presented with the AFC’s latest development updates during the AFC Futsal Director’s Workshop 2019 that concluded in the Malaysian capital on Thursday.
With the 16th edition of the AFC Futsal Championship set to be staged in Turkmenistan next February, the workshop provided updates for the benefit of the Directors and their respective Member Associations.
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Futsal Club Championship will celebrate its 10th year as excitement builds towards the 2019 edition in Bangkok where 16 teams will fight for Continental supremacy.
With less than a week to go before the tournament begins at the Bangkok Arena on August 7, the-AFC.com takes a trip down memory lane as we look at the winners of the previous nine editions of the AFC Futsal Club Championship.