TEHRAN, May 08 (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani felicitated the people and sports community over the country’s winning of third place in FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.
“Congratulations to the hardworking players and coaches on winning the third place at the Beach Soccer World Cup and Golden Ball and Glove,” he wrote in his twitter post.
Iran ended their Bahamas 2017 campaign on a high with a 5-3 win against Italy in the play-off for third place to become Asia’s highest ever finishers at the Beach Soccer World Cup.
Italy finished in fourth place for second consecutive FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.
Brazil were crowned FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup champions for a record fifth time at Bahamas 2017 after a 6-0 victory over Tahiti in the final in Nassau.