Iran Wins Persian Beach Soccer Cup

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran claimed the title of first edition of Persian Beach Soccer Cup on Thursday.

Iran Wins Persian Beach Soccer Cup

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.

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