Footballers of the national team of Turkmenistan played their first games in the championship clubs of Uzbekistan and Malaysia.
Arslanmurad Amanov's AGMK team played to a 1-1 draw against Metalurh of Bekabad. The captain of the National Team entered the game an hour into the match, replacing Mirjamol Kasymov.
Newcomers of Zarafshan "Kyzylkum" Abdy Byashimov and Vezirgeldy Ilyasov lost in the debut match of the Championship of Uzbekistan "Nasaf" with a score of 3-1. Akhal vice-players appeared on the field from the opening minutes.
Turkmen footballers also made their debut in the higher echelon of the Malaysian championship. Shohrat Soyunov and Serdar Geldiev, playing for PDRM from Kuala Lumpur, played their debut match against Sabah. Both players were in the starting lineup. The meeting ended in a zero draw.