Today, through the Farap checkpoint in the east of the country, the delegation of the Turkmenistan futsal team went to Uzbekistan, from where it will then fly to Kyrgyzstan.
According to the Türkmen Sport website, in Turkmenabat the delegation of the national team of the country was met by representatives of the Football Federation of Turkmenistan. Then the Turkmen futsal players went by bus to the Farap checkpoint, where they crossed the state border between Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
In preparation for the qualifying matches of the Asian Cup, the national team of Turkmenistan will hold a small training camp in Tashkent. It is planned to hold two friendly matches with local teams. Turkmen futsal players will fly from the capital of Uzbekistan to Kyrgyzstan.
According to the draw held at the headquarters of the AFC, the national team of Turkmenistan was in group "A" in the combined Central and Southern zone of the qualifying tournament of the Asian Cup-2022. The rivals of the Turkmen team will be the teams of Iran, Kyrgyzstan and the Republic of Maldives. The other group "B" consisted of: Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Nepal.
The matches will be held from 10 to 12 April 2022 in Bishkek. The top two teams from each group will advance to the finals.
On April 10 at 19:00, the Kyrgyzstan-Turkmenistan game will take place, on April 11 at 16:00 - Turkmenistan-Iran, on April 12 at 16:00 the Turkmenistan-Maldives game is scheduled.
The final tournament of the Asian Cup-2022, in which 16 strongest futsal national teams of the confederation will perform, will be held from September 25 to October 20 in Kuwait.
Futsal Asian Cup 2022 qualifying tournament
Center and South Zone (Venue: Kyrgyzstan)
1 round (April 10)
Iran - Maldives (16:00)
Kyrgyzstan — Turkmenistan (19:00)
Uzbekistan - Nepal (10:00)
Tajikistan - Afghanistan (13:00)
2nd round (April 11)
Maldives - Kyrgyzstan (19:00)
Turkmenistan - Iran (16:00)
Nepal - Tajikistan (10:00)
Afghanistan - Uzbekistan (13:00)
3rd round (April 12)
Iran - Kyrgyzstan (19:00)
Turkmenistan - Maldives (16:00)
Uzbekistan - Tajikistan (10:00)
Afghanistan - Nepal (13:00)