Asia's young talents learn qualification opponents
Kuala Lumpur: The qualifying cast for the AFC U17 Asian Cup Bahrain 2023™ Qualifiers was finalised on Tuesday.
A total of 44 participating Member Associations (MAs) were divided into 10 centralised qualifying groups, six of which will feature four teams, while four groups will include five sides when the Qualifiers take place from October 1 to 9, 2022.
Phu Tho: Myanmar continued their winning streak in Group A of the Hanoi SEA Games men's football after beating the Philippines 3-2 on Tuesday, while Indonesia defeated Timor-Leste 4-1 to get back on track.
Thailand and Myanmar, meanwhile, defeated Singapore and Laos 3-0 respectively in Group B of women's football.
Kuala Lumpur: The race for 2021 SEA Games supremacy kicks off in Hanoi on Friday with defending men's champions Vietnam in action on the first day of the men's football competition.
An added incentive for three of the perennial contenders for the men's football gold medal is the AFC U23 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2023, with Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam all having qualified for the continental showpiece.
Bangkok: Malaysia got back to winning ways after beating Brunei Darussalam, while Indonesia and Thailand played out to a draw, leaving all still left to play for in Group A of the 2022 AFF Futsal Championship on Tuesday.
Thailand maintained the lead in the standings on goal difference with seven points, with Indonesia sitting on second, followed closely by Malaysia who sit third on six points. It will be a winner take all in their final group stage matches on Wednesday.
Meanwhile in Group B, Vietnam and Myanmar secured their first wins of their campaigns after cruising past Timor-Leste and Australia respectively.
Indonesia continue streak, opening day win for Australia
Bangkok: Intense action continued in Group A of the 2022 AFF Futsal Championship with Indonesia bagging their second win, while Australia kicked off their Group B campaign with a win over Timor-Leste on Monday.
In Group A, a second half blitz saw Indonesia take down Malaysia 5-1, while Brunei Darussalam salvaged a point with a 2-2 draw against Cambodia.
Vietnam were denied an opening day win in Group B when Myanmar came from a goal down to force a 1-1 draw, while Australia impressed in the second half to secure all three points against Timor-Leste.
Bangkok: Nine Southeast Asian teams will convene in the Thailand capital for the AFF Futsal Championship 2022 which kicks off on Saturday.
Group A will feature five teams - Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia and Brunei Darussalam, while Group B will see Vietnam, Myanmar, Timor-Leste and Australia going head to head, with the top two teams in each group to progress to the semi-finals.
The regional tournament will also serve as qualification for the AFC Futsal Asian Cup Kuwait 2022™, with the top three teams representing ASEAN in the Finals in September.