The Turkmenistan national futsal team beat the “Baku Fire” team 1-0 in the first of three scheduled friendly matches in Baku (Azerbaijan). The meeting took place at the Olympic Star sports complex, the FFT reports.
As part of the Turkmenistan national team, the only goal was scored by Gylyychmurad Gylychmuradovich.
“Baku Fire” FC plays in the Azerbaijan's Top Futsal League.
The training camp in Azerbaijan is aimed at preparing the team of Turkmenistan for the Asian Cup-2022, which will be held from September 27 to October 8 in Kuwait. 16 national teams will compete for the title of the strongest team at the Asian Cup. The national team of Turkmenistan will play in the final tournament in group “B” against Uzbekistan, Bahrain and Tajikistan. Turkmen futsal players will perform in the final part of the Asian Cup for the 7th time. They previously participated in this tournament in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012.
After the completion of the training camp in Baku, the Turkmen team will leave for Kuwait on September 23.