Group A: UAE 3-1 Turkmenistan, Christopher Anthony, The UAE’s debut in the finals of the AFC Futsal Championship ended with a historic victory as the 2012 tournament hosts defeated Turkmenistan 3-1 in their Group A opener at the Al Wasl Indoor Stadium on Friday.
Thailand 2-0 Kyrgyzstan
Two second-period goals saw Thailand make a winning start to their 2012 AFC Futsal Championship campaign, with the 2008 runners-up seeing-off the stern challenge of Kyrgyzstan on Friday.
Japan 3-2 Lebanon
A Rafael Henmi penalty with eight seconds left to play gave Japan a dramatic 3-2 victory over Lebanon as Group B of the AFC Futsal Championship UAE 2012 got underway on Friday.
Chinese Taipei 4-6 Tajikistan
Alisher Ulmasov scored twice in the final 30 seconds as Tajikistan overturned a three-goal deficit to defeat Chinese Taipei 6-4 in the AFC Futsal Championship on Friday.
Australia 3-1 Qatar
Christopher Anthony Zeballos scored a brace as Australia emerged a 2-0 winner over Qatar in AFC Futsal Championship’s Group C action on Friday at the Al Shabab Stadium.
Iran 14-1 Korea Republic
Defending champions Iran thrashed Korea Republic 14-1 in their opening Group C fixture of the AFC Futsal Championship on Friday.
Uzbekistan 1-1 Kuwait
Kuwait held 2010 runners-up Uzbekistan 1-1 in Group D action of the AFC Futsal Championship on Friday.
Indonesia 2-5 China
China began their AFC Futsal Championship campaign in style beating Indonesia 5-2 at the Al Shabab Stadium on Friday.