Afghan U-19 Futsal team takes 2nd place in Bishkek



The closing ceremony of the Central Asian U-19 futsal competition was held at the Gazprom Arena Hall in Bishkek city on Saturday afternoon with Afghanistan winning the silver medal in second place.

The competition was held by the Central Asia Foot-ball Association (CAFA) and was hosted by Kyr-gyzstan.

Afghanistan’s U-19 futsal team played against Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan and lost to gold winner Iran but beat the other three teams.

Iran with 12 points was the champion and Afghani-stan with 9 points become the runner-up in the Cen-tral Asia futsal championship.

The Afghanistan Football Federation said Omid Qanbari, a player on the Afghan team, was chosen as the “most valuable” player of the tournament. Qanbari was also awarded a medal on Saturday’s ceremony.—TOLO


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