Persian Beach Soccer Cup to Be Held in Late January

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The second edition of the Persian Beach Soccer Cup will be held in Bushehr, southern Iran, from Jan. 27 to 29.

محمد احمدزاده، تیم ملی فوتبال ساحلی ایران و روسیه

The competition will bring three foreign teams namely, Spain, Ukraine and the Azerbaijan Republic along with Iran together.

In the first edition, which was held with participation of Poland, Italy and Ukraine, Team Melli won the title.

While Iran remains one of the best nations in the world, sitting third in the rankings, Spain goes into the competition off the back of trophy success at the Copa Lagos in Nigeria, former European champion Ukraine kicks off its 2018 campaign in Bushehr and Azerbaijan will hope to continue its steady improvement in recent years.

Just over two months later, the sport returns to Iran with the Eurasia Beach Soccer Cup in Yazd.

The competing clubs are yet to be confirmed for the event between April 3rd and 5th.

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