Our national futsal team will play a friendly match against its Japanese counterpart, at 11 am on Friday. The Bahrain Handball Federation hall. This meeting comes in preparation for participation in the 2022 Asian Championship, which will be held in the State of Kuwait from 27 September to October 8 with 16 teams participating.
Our national futsal team is led by Brazilian coach Lino, who seeks to reach sufficient readiness before traveling to another country Kuwait, where the team is holding a short camp, which includes a number of intensive training sessions before participating in the championship.
The list of our Bahraini national team includes 14 players: Yousef Abdullah Mohammed, Saleh Ahmed Sinjar, Ahmed Mohammed Antar, Falah Abbas Issa, Hassan Ibrahim Marzouk, Ammar Hassan Ali, Ali Abdullah Al-Alwani, Muhammad Radhi Al-Sindi, Muhammad Abdullah Ali, Jassim Saleh Anan, Hamid Abdullah Abdul Rahman, Salman Hamza Al Mulla, Sayed Fadhel Radhi Majid, Syed Muhammad Hamid Sabt.
Raed Baba, member of the Futsal and Beaches Committee of the Bahrain Football Association, director of the national futsal team, confirmed that The Bahraini team will leave for the Kuwaiti capital immediately after today’s friendly match against Japan.
Baba pointed out that the training was going on on a daily basis, but without completing the classes due to the players’ special associations, He stressed that our team seeks to provide the best levels to qualify them to compete for the first places in the tournament, especially after That the team succeeded in qualifying for these finals well and deservedly in the qualifiers that it played in the city of Fujairah Emirates last April.
The futsal team plays in Group B against the teams of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. The 16 participating teams are divided into 4 groups, so that each group includes four teams, and the host Kuwait team came In the first level, while the rest of the teams were ranked according to the results of the AFC Futsal Championship 2018 in Taipei, China. The top two teams in each group qualify for the quarter-finals.