Ho Chi Minh: Thailand beat Indonesia 5-0 to successfully defend their AFF Futsal Championship title at the Phu Tho Stadium on Sunday.
Thailand entered the fray as favourites, having won the tournament in every appearance since 2001, while Indonesia, who narrowly beat Myanmar 4-3 in the semi-finals, were aiming for an upset, setting the stage for a thrilling match.
Ho Chi Minh: Vietnam overcame a tenacious Myanmar 7-3 to finish third in the AFF Futsal Championship 2019, which also secured their place in the AFC Futsal Championship Turkmenistan 2020 Finals.
The match began on a competitive note as both sides were aiming for the final ticket to Turkmenistan 2020, but it was Tran Thai Huy who opened the scoring in the sixth minute, before doubling Vietnam's lead moments after the restart.
Qualifiers - Group A: Uzbekistan dazzle to finish top, Afghanistan sign off with win
Urmiya: Uzbekistan produced a stunning display to finish top, while Afghanistan’s campaign finished on a high note as the AFC Futsal Championship Turkmenistan 2020 Qualifiers Group A concluded at Ghadir Hall on Friday.
With their place in the Finals secured 24 hours prior, Uzbekistan produced a superb performance to comprehensively beat fellow qualifiers Tajikistan 9-3, while Afghanistan salvaged some pride with a parting 6-2 win over Nepal.
Qualifiers - Group B: IR Iran too strong for Kyrgyz Republic
Urmiya: Islamic Republic of Iran completed their AFC Futsal Championship Turkmenistan 2020 Qualifiers for the South & Central Zones as group winners after an impressive 8-3 win over Kyrgyz Republic at the Ghadir Hall on Friday.
Mahdi Javid starred with a hat-trick, while Mahdi Karimi scored twice in an entertaining battle between two already-qualified teams, with nine of the 11 goals coming in an action-packed first half.
Ordos: China PR booked their place in the AFC Futsal Championship Turkmenistan 2020 Finals as the East Zone's Group A winners after beating Chinese Taipei 8-2 on Thursday.
China registered a perfect record of three wins as they sealed their 13th appearance in the Finals, while the defeat for Chinese Taipei meant more heartbreak as Mongolia edged them for the runners-up spot on goal difference.
Mongolia will face Korea Republic in the play-off match on Saturday to determine the East Zone's final ticket to Turkmenistan next February.
Qualifiers - Group B: Japan edge Korea Republic for Finals spot
Ordos: Japan overcame a resilient Korea Republic side with a 4-2 victory to seal their place in the AFC Futsal Championship Turkmenistan 2020 Finals after finishing top of Group B of the East Zone Qualifiers.
Japan will be making their 16th appearance in the Finals, while Korea Republic will need to play the Group A runners-up, to be decided later on Thursday, in a play-off match, with the winners securing their ticket to Turkmenistan 2020 next February.