The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) sent a congratulatory message to Thai Son Nam on earning a bronze medal at the recent AFC Futsal Club Championship 2019 in Thailand.
Members of Thai Son Nam club (Photo: vff.org.vn)
In his message, AFC General SecretaryDato’ Winsor John congratulated Thai Son Nam, Mes Sungun Warzeqan of Iran andNagoya Oceans of Japan on being the strongest teams of Asia in this year’stournament.
The AFC highly appreciates the contributionsof the clubs to the development of the AFC Futsal Club Championship, he added.
The Vietnamese team came from behindto defeat Uzbekistan’s FC AGMK 6-4 in the third-place play-off match.
Meanwhile, Nagoya Oceans defeated MesSungun Varseqan 2-0 in the final to take the trophy.
Tomoki Yoshikawa of Nagoya Oceans wonthe Most Valuable Player award of the tournament, while Kazuya Shimizu of ThaiSon Nam was the top scorer with 10 goals. Mes Sungun Varzeqan bagged thefairplay trophy.
Thai Son Nam was Vietnam’srepresentative at the annual Asian futsal club competition hosted by the AFC.
The Vietnamese club made it onto thetournament’s top three in its three most-recent appearance at the continental tourney,and brought home a historic silver medal in 2018.
Chairman of the club Tran Anh Tu saidthe team competing at major events like the AFC Futsal Club Championship willhelp players gain confidence when being selected for the national team andplaying at other international tournaments.-VNA