KUANTAN (3 April 2013) – The official draw for the AFF Futsal Championship 2013 was held this afternoon with defending champions Thailand being placed in Group A of the meet slated for Bangkok, Thailand on 17-28 October.
Following the milestone decision to use the AFF Futsal Championship this year as the qualifying venue for the AFC Futsal Championship 2014, there is added incentive for competing teams to put up their best possible sides.
The top four teams will earn berths to the AFC Futsal Championship 2014.
Other than Thailand in Group A, the other teams are Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines and Brunei Darussalam.
Group B are Australia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Timor Leste and Laos.
AFF FUTSAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2013 GROUPINGS
GROUP A: Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines and Brunei Darussalam
GROUP B: Australia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Timor Leste and Laos
PIX (at left): Datuk Worawi Makudi, the President of the FA of Thailand