Afghanistan defeated hosts Malaysia 5-3 in their first match of 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Championship on Saturday.
The match was played in Pantai Batu Buruk beach resort of Kuala Terengganu.
A total of 14 teams are playing in the tournament which is organized by the Asian Football Confederation. As cited (1 TV news).
Afghanistan are grouped with Iran, Bahrain, China and Malaysia in Group A.
In their next encounter, Afghanistan will face China on Sunday.