Iranian beach footballers defeat UAE in Intercontinental Cup 2013 in Dubai

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

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian beach football team beat the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a semi-final match and reserved a seat in the final match of the Intercontinental Beach Football Cup 2013 in Dubai.

The Iranian beach football team defeated the UAE 2-1, and became qualified for the final match in the championships.

The Iranian beach footballers won the European champion, Italy, in its third match on Thursday.

The Iranian team also beat Brazil in penalty shootouts.

The two teams drew 4-4 in the regulation time but the Iranians won the Group B encounter 7-5 in the penalty kicks on Wednesday.

In its first game on Tuesday, Iran won beat world champion Russia 5-3 also in a penalty shootout followed by a 2-2 draw.

By Fars News Agency 

 

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