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Iran best Asian beach soccer team

Tehran, Iran's beach soccer stands in the first place of Asia and third place of the world, according to the latest world beach soccer rankings publishe in August 2018.

The ranking is published by beach soccer worldwide, a subsidiary of International Federation of Association Football (FIFA).

Brazil (4613 points), Portugal (2634 points), Iran (2413 points), Russia (2129 points), and Italy (1886 points) were ranked first to fifth in the world rankings, respectively.

Far from other countries, Iran stands in the first place of Asia with 2634 points.

Japan (1223 points), the United Arab Emirates (1076 points), Oman (712), and Lebanon (514 points) are the second to fifth teams of Asia.

Iran has appeared in seven of total eight Asian beach Soccer Championships and has won the title two times, together with Japan and the United Arab Emirates.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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