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Iran crowned 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Champions

Kuala Terengganu: Islamic Republic of Iran were crowned AFC Beach Soccer Championship Malaysia 2017 champions on Saturday after beating the United Arab Emirates 7-2 in Kuala Terengganu. The UAE’s Haitham Mohamed opened the match with an impressive effort which Iran goalkeeper Seyed Hosseini saved well, but it was to be Iran who would draw first blood, Moslem Mesigar tapping home …

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Iran Beach soccer storms into the semi-finals

Kuala Terengganu: Iran’s 5-2 win over Bahrain and Japan finishing as the best second-placed side in the AFC Beach Soccer Championship Malaysia 2017 Group Stage completed the lineup for the semi-finals which will take place in Kuala Terengganu on Friday. Iran’s fourth straight victory against the Bahrainis in Group A on Wednesday booked their semi-final match against Japan, who earlier …

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AFC BEACH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP 2017: GROUP A PREVIEW

Kuala Terengganu- Malaysia Malaysia head coach Ismail Zakaria is optimistic his side can more than hold their own when the 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Championship begins in Kuala Terengganu on Saturday. With the competition also serving as the qualifiers for April’s 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer Championship in the Bahamas, the stakes are indeed high on the east coast of Malaysia. …

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Iran to challange Brazil for the beach soccer title

Iran and Brazil advanced to the Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup Final after beating Tahiti and Russia in the semi finals victories on Friday. Iran Beach Soccer team , title winner in 2013, reached the final of the 2016 edition in Dubai by defeating Tahiti 8-6. Iran goals were scored by Akbari (3 goals), Meisegar (2 goals) Blockbashi (2 goals) and …

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Iran beach soccer defeats Egypt in Intercontinental Cup.

Iran’s Beach Soccer team defeated Egypt 4-1 in the second match of SAMSUNG BEACH SOCCER INTERCONTINENTAL CUP DUBAI 2016. The win is the second in as many matches for Team Melli after the opener win against USA 6-2. Mohammad Ahmadzadeh and Moslem Mesigar scored two goals each against the African champions. Iran will meet the Powerful Russian team in the final group match to …

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Iran beach soccer wins the Continental Beach Soccer Title

Iran beach soccer won the Continental Beach Soccer Tournament by beating Oman 6-3 in the final. Iran’s goals were scored by Amir Hossein Akbari (4 goals), Seyed Ali Nazim , and Peyman Hosseini. This was the first title for the team under coach Mohammad Hossein Mir Shamsi. Peyman Hosseini  was as the tournament’s best goalkeeper while Amir Hossein Akbari grabbed the top scorer …

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Iran beach soccer routs Bahrain with 10 goals

The Iran’s national beach soccer team routed the Bahraini outfit at the first edition of the Continental Tournament in China. On Tuesday morning, the Iranian squad, the seventh in the world and the highest-ranked in Asia, achieved a sweeping victory at the group stage and got off to a strong start at the three-day-long tournament in Ordos city of China’s northern Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The …

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Big 2nd period propels Russia into final

  Old school and new school to battle for final Russia is back in the final while newcomers Tahiti earned the right to vie for the Cup and Iran and Egypt ready for 3rd Place Match   Iran lost the Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup Dubai 2015 semi final 4-1 against Russia on Friday. The 4-1 win for Russia over …

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Iran Beach Soccer cruises to the semi-finals

Iran Beach Soccer team advances to the semi-finals of Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup 2015  for a clash with Russia with a big third period marked by a brilliant hat trick from Ahmadzadeh.   The 5-2 win for Iran over Mexico had its ups and downs for both teams but it ended on an extremely high note for the Asian side. …

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Group B in flux after Iran shocks Portugal in Beach soccer.

Iran men’s national beach soccer team defeated the European powerhouse Portugal 5-3 on Wednesday in the Group B match of the 2015 Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The 5-3 win for Iran over the Portugal was the perfect rebound for Iran and letdown for Portugal but the fans won the biggest as the game was tense, dramatic, …

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