AFC – BANGKOK, With just two days to go before the 2019 AFC Futsal Club Championship kicks off in Bangkok, the-AFC.com concludes its previews with a look at Mes Sungun in Group D.
Reigning champions Mes Sungun Varzeqan are primed to defend their title in Bangkok but will have to navigate past three-time champions Nagoya Oceans of Japan, United Arab Emirates’ Al Dhafra Sports & Cultural Club and debutants Kazma SC of Kuwait in Group D.
Mes Sungun Varzeqan (Islamic Republic of Iran)
Previous Appearance: 1
Best finish: Champions
Mes Sungun Varzeqan captain Farhad Fakhim will be aiming to win the AFC Futsal Club Championship title for a third time when he leads the Iranian club in the 2019 edition at the Bangkok Arena.
Fakhim won his first title in 2015 with Tasisat Daryaei and added his second championship with Mes Sungun last year, following a dominant display in Yogyakarta.
The defending champions return to the competition with new additions – Italian forward Wesley Porfirio Machado and goal poacher Mahdi Javid, who was the 2018 MVP and top scorer.