Bangkok: Thai Son Nam FC came from behind to defeat AGMK FC 6-4 to clinch third place in the AFC Futsal Club Championship Thailand 2019 on Saturday.
In a thrilling contest which saw the Vietnam outfit trailing 2-0 and then 3-1 before leading 4-3, Thai Son Nam's Kazuya Shimizu struck twice in the final three minutes to settle the tie at the Bangkok Arena.
Preview - Final: Mes Sungun, Nagoya Oceans promise an epic
Bangkok: The final of the AFC Futsal Club Championship Thailand 2019 between Mes Sungun Varseqan and Nagoya Oceans - two of the best teams in Asia - has all the ingredients to be a classic.
The 10th edition of the Continental club competition has produced several exciting matches but none came close to the Mes Sungun-Nagoya Oceans group stage encounter, which showcased the best of Asian club futsal.
Oceans won 3-2, ending Mes Sungun’s unbeaten run which stretched back to their 2018 title-winning campaign and the Islamic Republic of Iran side are eager for revenge.
They will have no margin for error though as Japanese side Oceans are the in-form team in the Championship and are determined to win a record-extending fourth AFC Futsal Club Championship title.
Bangkok: Mes Sungun Varzeqan and Nagoya Oceans will be counting on their respective hotshots - Mahdi Javid and Pepita - when they face off in the final of the AFC Futsal Club Championship Thailand 2019 at the Bangkok Arena on Saturday.
Javid and Pepita have played pivotal roles in their respective teams qualifying for the final with both having scored seven goals.
Besides the coveted title, the top scorer award will also be at stake on the final day of the tournament - setting the stage for a showdown between two of the Continental club championship’s most potent strikers.
Bangkok: Defending champions Mes Sungun Varzeqan of Islamic Republic of Iran advanced to the final of the AFC Futsal Club Championship Thailand 2019 in style, defeating AGMK FC 7-3 in their semi-final on Thursday.
Mes Sungun will face three-time champions Nagoya Oceans of Japan in the final on Saturday, while AGMK will take on Vietnam's Thai Son Nam FC in the third place play-off.
The final will be a thriller, with Mes Sungun eager to atone for their defeat to the Japanese side in a Group D tie on Monday.
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.