Preview - Group B: Tajikistan v Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan v Bahrain
Kuwait City: Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Bahrain will battle for the second knockout stage from Group B of the AFC Futsal Asian Cup™ Kuwait 2022 on Saturday.
Uzbekistan, who have already confirmed their place in the quarter-finals, will be looking to keep a perfect winning record when they go up against Bahrain, while Tajikistan and Turkmenistan face off in the day’s earlier match.
Kuwait City: Bahrain head coach Marcelino da Silva felt his side should have walked away with full points, instead of settling for a 4-4 draw with Turkmenistan on Matchday Two of the AFC Futsal Asian Cup™ Kuwait 2022 on Thursday.
The result sees both teams still in contention to advance into the knockout stage after Uzbekistan confirmed their spot in the quarter-finals as Group B winners.
Kuwait City: Uzbekistan may have confirmed their spot in the AFC Futsal Asian Cup™ Kuwait 2022 quarter-finals, but Ravshan Elibaev wants them to keep their winning trend going as they look to close out their Group B campaign in style.
Three first half goals, coupled with Elibaev’s exceptional goalkeeping, saw them see off a resilient Tajikistan side 3-2 to secure their second successive win, and a spot in the knockout stage.