Defeating Lebanon’s Bank of Beirut, Vietnam’s Thai Sơn Nam earned a ticket to the AFC Futsal Club Championship final for the first time. (Photo: news.zing.vn)

HCM City (VNA) - Vietnam’s Thai Son Nam won Lebanon’s Bank of Beirut 6-5 in a thrilling semi-final at the AFC Futsal Club Championship Indonesia 2018 that was held in Indonesia on August 10.

With this win, the Vietnamese club has earned a ticket to the final of the tournament for the first time.

Thai Son Nam have had surprising success in this tournament after beating three-time Asia champions Nagoya Oceans of Japan 3-2 in the quarter-finals, which inspired coach Miguel Rodrigo’s team in the semi-final encounter against Bank of Beirut.

Thai Son Nam’s win sets up an exciting final against Mes Sungun of Iran while Beirut will play Nafit Al Wasat of Irag in the third-place playoff on August 12.

The AFC Futsal Club Championship 2018 is taking place in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from August 1-12 with the participation of 16 clubs. They competed in four groups. Vietnam’s Thai Son Nam, the national champions in 2017, are in Group D.-VNA