Within the framework of a friendly match, the national teams of Bahrain and Burundi met today at the stadium “Sheikh Ali bin Mohammed” in Muharraq (Bahrain). The hosts won – 1:0. Kamil Al-Aswad scored the only goal.
The next Bahrain’s friendly match will be against Belarus on march 29.
The national teams of Singapore and Malaysia met in another friendly match. The meeting was held at the National Stadium in the city-state of Singapore. The Singaporeans won 2:1.
22 years old striker Ikhsan Fandi (30 and 76 minutes) as part of the winners doubled the score. Liridon Krasniqi (57) scored in losers. Malaysian national team winger Safawi Rasid missed the 11-meter throw in the 47th minute.
The national teams of Asian countries are preparing for the qualifying tournament for the Asian Cup-2023.
Let us remind you, that the national teams of Bahrain and Malaysia are rivals of Turkmenistan in the selection for the Asian Cup-2023. The national football team of Turkmenistan fell into group E, as a result of the draw for the qualifying tournament of the Asian Cup-2023, where it will play with the teams of Bahrain, Malaysia and Bangladesh. The matches of the round group of the qualifying tournament will be held in a centralized format in one round - on June 8, 11 and 14, 2022.