The closing ceremony of the Central Asian U-19 futsal competition was held at the Gazprom Arena Hall in Bishkek city on Saturday afternoon with Afghanistan winning the silver medal in second place.
The competition was held by the Central Asia Football Association (CAFA) and was hosted by Kyrgyzstan.
Afghanistan’s U-19 futsal team played against Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan and lost to gold winner Iran but beat the other three teams.
Iran with 12 points was the champion and Afghanistan with 9 points become the runner-up in the Central Asia futsal championship.
The Afghanistan Football Federation said Omid Qanbari, a player on the Afghan team, was chosen as the “most valuable” player of the tournament. Qanbari was also awarded a medal on Saturday’s ceremony.