CAFA event activities have started this year with CAFA Women’s Futsal Championship in beautiful city of Tashkent. The tournament with a format of single round robin and in total of 6 matches, was held during the period between 25 – 31 January in Yunusabad Sport Complex. Four participating member associations competed for the trophy of CAFA Women’s Futsal Championship and team of IRAN was successful to repeat last year’s achievement without losing single match. Team of Uzbekistan was able to show great performance however last decisive match day was unsuccessful for the team. In the ultimate match day Tajikistan and Kyrgyz Republic team showed to the spectators and online viewers very exciting and competitive match.
As a result of all matches, Women’s team of I.R. Iran was the most successful to collect maximum points, Uzbekistan with their great performance reach the second on the table and team of Tajikistan gain the bronze medals of the tournament.
The closing ceremony awarding the winners of the championship was attended by UFA EXCO member Mr. Jahongir Usmanov, the General Secretary of the Central Asian Football Association Mr. Ulugbek Karimov and the General Secretary of the Uzbekistan Football Association Mr. Avaz Maksumov.
As a result of the tournament, the Fair Play award was awarded to the team of Tajikistan, and the special award went to the team of Kyrgyz Republic. The individual award of the best scorer of the tournament was received by player of I.R. Iran team Sara Shirbeigi and Fereshteh Karimi of I.R. Iran was named the most valuable player of the tournament.