The First Ever CAFA Senior Futsal Championship


Central Asian Football Association continues making another historic senior event throughout the year. The recently concluded CAFA Futsal Cup 2023 brought together the best teams from  6 nations of CAFA region, showcasing their talent, determination, and sportsmanship.

 СAFA Futsal Championship 2023, held in Dushanbe, featured teams from 6 CAFA members associations, each vying for the ultimate glory. The tournament spanned over 10 days, captivating fans with its electrifying 15 matches and showcasing the immense talent on display.

 The tournament with single round robin format witnessed intense battles as teams fought tooth and nail to best a spot in the competition. Teams showcased their tactical prowess, technical finesse, and strategic gameplay. As the tournament progressed, the intensity reached new heights. The ultimate rounds of the tournaments were filled with nail-biting moments and thrilling displays of skill. All Teams demonstrated their ability to adapt to different styles of play, leading to captivating encounters and unpredictable outcomes.

The last round of Competition was a culmination of week all matches of hard work, determination, and perseverance. The teams faced off in a battle for supremacy, captivating the audience with their skillful play and tactical brilliance. The last match Tajikistan vs IR Iran which was defining the champion was a thrilling spectacle, showcasing the best of futsal and providing a fitting end to the championship.

Throughout the championship, several players shone brightly, leaving a lasting impact on the tournament. From goal-scoring maestros to agile goalkeepers and creative playmakers, their individual brilliance added an extra dimension to the matches. These standout performers not only contributed to their team’s success but also left an indelible mark on the championship.

Best goalkeeper of the tournament — Mahdi Rostami from IRAN

Top Goalscorer of the tournament —  Khusniddin Nishonov  from UZBEKISTAN with 5 goals in total

Most Valuable players of the tournament — ALI AKRAMI  from IR IRAN

FAIR PLAY award — Tajikistan team

After a grueling tournament, IR Iran Futsal National team emerged as the deserving champions. Their journey was marked by resilience, teamwork, and exceptional performances. Their achievement will forever be etched in the history of the first ever Senior Futsal Champions of Central Asian Football Association.

The award ceremony of the CAFA Futsal Cup 2023 tournament was attended by the First Vice President of the Central Asian Football Association Mr. Mohammad Yusuf Korgar, CAFA Secretary General Ulugbek Karimov and Secretary General of the Football Federation of Tajikistan Furkat Akhmedjanov.