Larijani hails Iranian team for 2017 AFC Beach Soccer championship

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TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani congratulated Iranian men's national beach soccer team for winning the trophy at the 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Championship in Malaysia after defeating the UAE.

The Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani extended his congratulations to Iranian beach soccer players over winning the championship title at the 2017 AFC Beach Soccer competitions held in Malaysia which ensured the national team’s participation in beach soccer world cup tournament. 

He went on to express hope for the continued triumph of the Iranian youth on all national and international spheres.

National beach soccer team of Iran subdued the United Arab Emirates on Sat. to finish first in the 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Championship in Malaysia.

The 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Championship kicked off in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, on March 4, and wrapped up today on March 11, 2017. Iran was pitted against Afghanistan, Bahrain, China and Malaysia in Group A. Lebanon, Oman, Thailand and Uzbekistan were drawn in Group B. Iraq, Japan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates formed Group C.

Iran sealed the 7-2 win against the UAE in the final and was crowned champion at the Asian competitions. Iran also grabbed the Fair Play award at the tournament. 

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