Thailand cruised through to a quarterfinals clash today with Lebanon after humbling hosts UAE 4-2 on Sunday in their concluding Group A tie of the 2012 AFC Futsal Championship finals held in Dubai.
Thailand, runners up of the 2008 edition, headed the four-team group with an all-win record ahead of Kyrgyzstan, who face Group B toppers and 2006 champions Japan in another quarterfinal today.
Meanwhile, 10-time winners Iran will come up against Uzbekistan, whom they beat in the previous championship final in 2010.
Group D leaders Kuwait will play Australia in today’s remaining last eight match-up for a place in tomorrow’s semis.
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