Preview - Semi-final: AGMK FC vs Mes Sungun Varzeqan
Bangkok: Defending champions Mes Sungun Varzeqan and AGMK FC will both have a point to prove when they face off in the semi-finals of the AFC Futsal Club Championship Thailand 2019 on Thursday.
Mes Sungun were defeated 3-2 by Nagoya Oceans in their group stage meeting - the first loss the Islamic Republic of Iran side have suffered over two editions of the AFC Futsal Club Championship - and they are desperate to retain the title to make up for that loss.
AGMK have another reason in wanting to extend their campaign - this is the first time the Uzbekistan club have advanced to the knockout stage in four appearances and they want their dream run to continue.
Bangkok: Defending champions Mes Sungun Varseqan needed extra-time as they came from behind to defeat Bank of Beirut 3-2 in their AFC Futsal Club Championship Thailand 2019 quarter-final on Wednesday.
Down 2-1 with just three minutes on the clock, Madhi Javid's strike took the game into extra-time and Farhad Fakhim struck the winner in the 44th minute as Islamic Republic of Iran's Mes Sungun - who will face AGMK FC in the semi-finals - kept their hopes of back-to-back titles alive.
Bangkok: Uzbekistan’s AGMK FC defeated Thailand's Port FC 4-3 to seal a historic first appearance in the semi-finals of the AFC Futsal Club Championship Thailand 2019.
AGMK's reward is a semi-final against defending champions Mes Sungun Varzeqan, with the Islamic Republic of Iran side having defeated Lebanon's Bank of Beirut 3-2 in their quarter-final earlier on Wednesday.
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.