Afghanistan
Nickname(s)Lions of Khorasan
(شیران خراسان)
AssociationAfghanistan Football Federation
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Head coachMajid Mortezaei
Top scorerAkbar Kazemi
FIFA codeAFG
FIFA ranking96 (12 May 2020) [1]
Highest FIFA ranking94 (23 November 2015)
Lowest FIFA ranking108 (13 July 2016)
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 Thailand 23–2 Afghanistan 
(Macau, Macau; 26 October 2007)
Biggest win
 Afghanistan 8–1 Nepal   
(Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; 12 April 2022)
Biggest defeat
 Thailand 23–2 Afghanistan 
(Macau, Macau; 26 October 2007)
World Cup
AppearancesNone
AFC Futsal Championship
AppearancesNone
Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games
Appearances3 (First in 2007)
Best resultFourth Place (2017)

The Afghanistan national futsal team is controlled by the Afghanistan Football Federation, the governing body for futsal in Afghanistan and represents the country in international futsal competitions.

Coaching staff

Position Name
Head coach Iran Majid Mortezaei
Assistant coach Afghanistan Mahmoud Seyedi

Players

Last selected squad

Match date: 17–27 September 2017
Tournament: 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games
Correct as of: September 2017 [2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   Salahuddin Ehrari
2 GK   Ali Hossein Namazi
3 FW   Ali Jafari
4 DF   Mahdi Norouzi
5 DF   Mohsen Rezaei
6 FW   Hossein Khademi
7 FW   Mohammad Ali Fayazi
No. Pos. Nation Player
8 FW   Mohammad Reza Karimi
9 DF   Mahdi Hashemi
10 FW   Akbar Kazemi
11 FW   Farzad Mahmoudi
12 GK   Alireza Ghorbani
13 FW   Hadi Jafari
14 FW   Javad Heidari

Tournaments

FIFA Futsal World Cup

AFC Futsal Championship

Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

See also: Futsal at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games record
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA Dif Pts
Thailand 2005 Did not enter - - - - - - - -
Macau 2007 Group stage 3 0 0 3 5 32 -27 0
Vietnam 2009 Did not enter - - - - - - - -
South Korea 2013 Group stage 2 0 0 2 8 17 -9 0
Turkmenistan 2017 Fourth Place 7 4 2 1 28 21 +7 14
Total Fourth Place 12 4 2 6 41 70 -29 14

References