The coaching staff of the national football team of Turkmenistan headed by Mergen Orazov announced the composition of the national team for the CAFA Nations Cup 2023 tournament, which will be held from June 10 to 20 under the auspices of the Central Asian Football Association.
According to the press service of the Football Federation of Turkmenistan, the team's application for preparation and participation in the Cup of Nations of the Central Asian Football Association included 25 players.
The national team of Turkmenistan will start preparing for the CAFA Nations Cup 2023 tournament on Friday, June 2, in the city of Yegoryevsk, Moscow Region (RF).
In accordance with the draw, the national team of Turkmenistan will play in group “A” with the teams of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Oman.
The composition of the national team of Tajikistan for the tournament CAFA Nations Cup 2023:
Goalkeepers: Rasul Charyev (“Arkadag”), Batyr Babayev (“Altyn asyr”), Dovletyar Berdyev (“Kopetdag”);
Field players: Ihlas Toyjanov, Guychmurad Annakuliyev, Abdy Bashimov, Ibraim Mammadov, Arzuvkuli Saparkuliyev, Mekan Saparov, Ilya Tamurkin, Resul Hojayev, Velmurad Ballakov, Ihlas Saparmamedov, Didar Durdyev, Arslanmurad Amanov, Shanazar Tirkishov, Begmurad Bayov, Altymurad Annadurdyev, Begench Akmamedov (“Arkadag”); Ahmed Atayev, Murad Annayev (“Altyn asyr”); Ata Geldiyev, Meylis Diniyev (“Ahal”); Teimur Charyev (“Abdysh-Ata”, Kyrgyzstan) Mirza Beknazarov (“Narva-Trans”, Estonia).
Coaching staff: Mergen Orazov - head coach, Mekan Muhamedmuradov, Velsahed Ovezov, Kemal Gurbanov, Batyr Roziyev, Ildar Tashliyev, Pavel Matus - assistant coaches.
At the tournament of the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA), the national team of Turkmenistan will play in group “A” with the teams of Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Oman.
- Uzbekistan (group host)
June 11 (Sunday)
- 18:30 / Tajikistan – Turkmenistan, “Pakhtakor” stadium
- 20:30 / Uzbekistan – Oman, “Bunyodkor” stadium
June 14 (Wednesday)
- 18:30 / Oman - Tajikistan, “Pakhtakor” stadium
- 20:30 / Turkmenistan - Uzbekistan, “Bunyodkor” stadium
June 17 (Saturday)
- 18:30 / Turkmenistan - Oman, “Pakhtakor” stadium
- 20:30 / Uzbekistan – Tajikistan, “Bunyodkor” stadium
Third place match
June 20 (Tuesday)
- Start - at 18:30
- 2nd place group “B” - 2nd place group “A”
- Tashkent, “Pakhtakor” stadium
June 20 (Tuesday)
- Start - at 20:30
- Group “A” winner – group “B” winner
- Tashkent, stadium “Bunyodkor”
In accordance with the regulations of the CAFA Nations Cup, at the group stage, the matches will be held in a round robin system in one round. Then the winners of the groups will meet in the final. Teams that take second place in their groups will compete for third place.