Iran beats Russia in Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup

Iran’s national beach soccer team at Katara Beach in the Qatari capital Doha

Iran defeated world champion Russia in Group B of the third Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup at the Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) on Tuesday.

The two teams drew 2-2 in regulation time and Iran beat Russia 5-4 in a penalty shootout.

Brazil also defeated Italy 5-2 in the group.

In group A the UAE and Morocco played out a goalless draw and  Switzerland defeated Mexico 6-5 in a penalty shootout.

The Iranian outfit will face powerhouse Brazil on Wednesday while Russia play Italy.

By Tehran Times


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