The national football team of Turkmenistan arrived in Dubai (UAE) for a training camp, where they will prepare for the qualifying games for the 2022 World Cup in the AFC zone. Turkmen football players will prepare for the games from June 3 to 11, after which they will return to Ashgabat.
During this time, the team under the leadership of the Croatian specialist Ante Miše will hold a friendly match against Uganda. The game will take place on June 9 at the football field of New York University in Abu Dhabi, beginning at 22:00 local time.
The delegation of the sports delegation of Turkmenistan included 23 football players, the coaching staff of the team and representatives of the Football Federation of Turkmenistan.
According to the the press service of the Football Federation of Turkmenistan head coach of the national team of Turkmenistan Ante Miše said that the forward Murad Yakshiyev (FC Altyn Asyr), midfielder Ruslan Mingazov (1. FK Příbram) and defender Zafar Babajanov (FC Altyn Asyr) do not take part in training cam due to injury.
In August, the national team of Turkmenistan will continue training, and in September will play the first match in the qualifying tournament for the 2022 World Cup.