Afghanistan Through To AFC Futsal Championship’s Final
The National U20 Futsal Team entered the AFC Futsal U20 Championship’s final after a brilliant 4-3 win against Indonesia.
The first goal of the match was hit by Afghan players but soon the first half ended in a 1-1 draw.
The second half meanwhile ended in a 3-3 draw which led to the extra time. But finally, Afghanistan hit the golden goal and confirmed their place in the final match.
Afghanistan will play against either Iran or Japan in the final match.
The Afghan team defeated Thailand 3-2 in their third match in the AFC Futsal Championship and entered the semifinal.
Afghanistan defeated Hong Kong in the group stage but they were defeated by Iran.
Meanwhile, congratulatory messages poured in amid the historic win of the Afghan team.
“We pray for more success for the under-20 national futsal team and rest of the sportsmen of the country,” Abdullah said in a tweet.
“Congratulations to the Afghanistan U-20 Futsal team for winning the semi-final vs Indonesia in the AFC U-20 Futsal Championship to book their place in the final,” the UN mission said in a tweet.
The match was held in Iran.