Iran Wins Persian Beach Soccer Cup
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran claimed the title of first edition of Persian Beach Soccer Cup on Thursday.
Team Melli earned its third successive victory in the tournament defeating Italy 4-3.
Mohammad Ahmadzadeh (two goals), Mohammadali Mokhtari and Mostafa Kiani scored for Iran.
The Persians started the tournament with a 3-1 victory against Poland and then defeated Ukraine 8-7 in penalty shootout.
Ukraine finished in second place while Italy and Poland came third and fourth, respectively.
The three-day Persian Beach Soccer Cup held in the southern city of Bushehr from February 14- 16.
Mohammad Hossein Mirshamsi’s side are preparing for the AFC Beach Soccer Championship which will be held Malaysia in early March.