Thai Son Nam seek berth to 2013 AFC Futsal Club Championships
Thai Son Nam, a Vietnamese futsal club, is competing for a spot in the 2013 AFC Futsal Club Championships. The team will face six other teams from the East and Southeast Asian zone in a round robin format to determine the top three teams that will advance to the finals in Nagoya, Japan from June 23-29.
Here are some key takeaways:
- Thai Son Nam competes in 2013 AFC Futsal Club Championships
- Vietnamese team faces 6 teams from East/Southeast Asia in round robin format
- Thai Son Nam previously made it to 2012 Asian Futsal Club Championships final round.
Thai Son Nam’s Journey to the 2013 AFC Futsal Club Championships
Thai Son Nam is in a group with Indonesian club Pelindo FC and Australian club Dural Warriors. The other group includes GH Bank Rbac (Thailand), Shenzen Nanling Tielang FC (China), Pasargad (Philippines), and Tainan City (Taiwan-China). The top three teams from the 2012 AFC Futsal Club Championships, including teams from Iran, Uzbekistan, and Japan, have already earned automatic byes to the finals. The remaining two spots will be determined in the South and Central Asian zone qualifier tournaments.
Thai Son Nam’s Previous Success in the AFC Futsal Club Championships
This is the second time Thai Son Nam has participated in the tournament and is the only Vietnamese team to make it to the final round. Last year, the team made it through to the 2012 Asian Futsal Club Championships final round after earning second place in the East and Southeast Asian zone qualifiers.