The national Palestinian beach soccer team was able to advance to the semi-finals in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Beach Soccer Championships, which kicked off in Pattaya, Thailand on March 7, for the first time in history.
2019 AFC Beach Soccer Championship Quarter-Final: Lebanon vs Palestine.
March 14 at 3:30PM.
Live on Youtube (theafcdotcom). pic.twitter.com/xKYBScbuIE
— FALebanon (@FALebanon) March 13, 2019
Palestine defeated Lebanon 4 to 3 in the quarter-finals to play against Japan in the semi-finals. The winner of that game will advance to the finals.
— Akai Shūichi⁴⁸ 🇵🇸 حساب إحتياطي (@PALESTINO_Pal) March 14, 2019
The championship also acts as the qualification tournament for Asian teams to the 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Paraguay; the best three teams will qualify.
(Ma’an, PC, Social Media)