Afghanistan Squad Futsal World Cup 2024

Afghanistan have made decent progress in international Futsal in recent years. It took them only three attempts to qualify for the FIFA Futsal World Cup, as they finally made it to the 2024 World Cup event after failing to qualify in 2016 and 2021. Though their performance at the AFC Futsal Asian Cup 2024 wasn’t up to the mark after finishing 2nd in last year’s event, they eventually managed to qualify for the mega event by winning the play-off. But can they showcase their best game on the big stage? Well, they are quite capable as the Afghanistan Squad Futsal World Cup 2024 features some promising prospects.

Afghanistan’s aggressive approach gives them an added advantage over the opposition, and they have many players in the squad who complement their style of play. While they were lucky to qualify for the Futsal World Cup despite not finishing in the top four at the 2024 AFC Futsal Asian Cup – thanks to Uzbekistan’s automatic qualification as hosts – they’d want to go as far in the tournament as possible. With players like Kazemi and Nowrozi executing their game tactics on the field and showcasing amazing Futsal skills, they are very much capable of making it to the final 16 and even beyond.

The Goalkeeper Mohammad Javad Safari will also be in the spotlight as he holds a key position and has been in top form lately. Other notable players include Mehran Gholami, Farzad Mahmoodi, and Reza Hosseinpour.

Let’s look at the complete Afghanistan Squad for the 2024 Futsal World Cup!

Coach: Majid Mortezaei

Captain: TBA

Key players: Mohammad Javad Safari, Mahdi Nowrozi, Akbar Kazemi

Probable Squad

  • Mohammad Javad Safari (GK)
  • Alireza Jafari (GK)
  • Ali Ahmed Mohseni (GK)
  • Ali Jafari
  • Mahdi Nawrozi
  • Maysam Faizi
  • Mehran Gholami
  • Reza Hosseinpour
  • Omid Qanbari
  • Mohammad Moradi
  • Akbar Kazemi
  • Farzad Mahmoodi
  • Sayed Mojtaba
  • Hussain Mohammadi

Note: This is the probable squad for the Futsal World Cup 2024 and some changes can be expected in the final list.