Nov 07, 2018 06:32 UTC
  • Beach Soccer Cup Dubai 2018: Iran 8-1 USA

Iran have kicked off their campaign at the International Beach Soccer Cup Dubai 2018, with an 8-1 thrashing of Team USA.

It didn’t take long for Iran to open the scoring as Mohammad Moradi found the net. Amir-Hossein Akbari and Mohammad Ahmadzadeh bagged 2 more goals to give Iran a 3-0 lead at the end of the first period.

After the break, Mostafa Kiani made it 4-0 on a free-kick before Moslem Mesigar scored the 5th. The Asian Power-house then scored 3 additional goals.

Gabriel Silveira pulled 1 back for the stars and stripes in the 3rd period. With the win, Iran top group B, while Russia sit 2nd after defeating Tahiti 7-6. Iran will next meet Tahiti on Wednesday.