IR Iran crowned champions after perfect week, Kyrgyz Republic storm home to finish third
Bishkek: Islamic Republic were crowned champions of the inaugural CAFA U19 Futsal Championship on Saturday, completing a perfect week with a comprehensive 7-1 win over Uzbekistan.
The result meant Ali Sanei’s side won all four of their matches at Bishkek’s Gazprom Arena, with several future stars announcing their arrival on the international stage with a series of blistering performances against their regional rivals.
Also on Saturday, a second-half blitz saw tournament hosts Kyrgyz Republic secure a third-place finish with a 5-2 victory of Tajikistan, who were consigned to last place in the five-team event.
AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022™ most engaging ever
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022™ has left an indelible digital footprint, with the engagement and coverage of the showpiece surpassing the previous edition and soaring to an all-time high record.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s digital channels witnessed unprecedented growth during the campaign as the statistics grew by a staggering 5,324% as compared to the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2018™.