Iran Beach Soccer Defeats Panama in Friendly
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran beach soccer team beat Panama 6-0 in a friendly match as part of preparation for the 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.
In the match held in Panama, Mohammadali Mokhtari scored two goals and Mohammad Ahmadzadeh, Moslem Mesigar, Amirhossein Akbari and Ali Nazem scored one goal each.
Iran has been drawn in Group B along with Nigeria, Italy and Mexico.
Team Melli will start the campaign with a match against Mexico on April 27.
A total of 16 teams are divided in four groups of four teams in the tournament.
The 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup will be held in Nassau, the Bahamas from April 27 to May 7.