Iran Learns Rivals at Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran has been drawn in a tough group in the 2015 Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup.

Team Melli has been pitted against Portugal, Mexico, and Tahiti in Group B.

Portugal is the current FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup champion and Tahiti is the runner-up.

Group A consists of the UAE (host), Russia, Argentina and Egypt.

The fifth edition of the Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup will be held at the Dubai International Marine Club from November 3 to 7.

Russia has won two titles in 2011 and 2012 while Iran has claimed the title one time in 2013.

Brazil also won the championship in 2014.

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