Iran national beach soccer team

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Iran
ایران
Nickname(s) Team Melli Football Saheli
(Persian: تیم ملی فوتبال ساحلی)
"The National Beach Football Team"
Association IRIFF
Confederation AFC
Head coach Marco Octávio
Captain Ali Naderi
Home stadium Takhti Sport Complex
FIFA code IRN


First colours


Second colours
First international
Iran  3–7  Japan
(Dubai; 23 May 2006)
Biggest win
Iran  20–0  Philippines
(Doha; 22 January 2013)
Biggest defeat
Iran  2–7  Bahrain
(Dubai; 25 May 2006)
World Cup
Appearances 5 (First in 2006)
Best result Quarterfinal, 2013
AFC Beach Soccer Championship
Appearances 6 (First in 2006)
Best result Champions, 2013

The Iran national beach soccer team represents Iran in international beach soccer competitions and is controlled by the IFF, the governing body for football in Iran.

Current squad[edit]

Correct as of September 2013[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 GK Seyyed Peyman Hosseini
2 DF Amir Hossein Akbari
3 DF Hassan Abdollahi
4 Mehdi Hassani Nozari
5 DF Ali Naderi
6 DF Mostafa Kiani
No. Position Player
7 FW Mehran Morshedizadeh
8 FW Farid Boloukbashi
9 FW Mohammad Ali Mokhtari
10 FW Moslem Mesigar
11 FW Mohammad Ahmadzadeh
12 GK Mohammed Hajipour

Coach: : Marco Octávio

History of coaches[edit]

Former players[edit]

Matches[edit]

      Win       Loss

Previous matches
Date Competition Location Opponent Results
2013
28 August 2013 Friendly Match Tehran, Iran Italy  5–3 (W)
29 August 2013 Friendly Match Tehran, Iran Italy  7–3 (W)
18 September 2013 2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti Brazil  1–4 (L)
20 September 2013 2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti Senegal  5–3 (W)
22 September 2013 2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti Ukraine  2–3 (L)
25 September 2013 2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti Russia  5–6 (L)
19 November 2013 2013 Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup UAE Russia  2 – 2(3–2 P.S.O)(W)
20 November 2013 2013 Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup UAE Brazil  4 – 4(3–1 P.S.O)(W)
21 November 2013 2013 Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup UAE Italy  7 – 7(3–2 P.S.O)(W)
22 November 2013 2013 Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup UAE United Arab Emirates  2 – 1(W)
23 November 2013 2013 Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup UAE Russia  4 – 3(W)
3 March 2014 Friendly Match Tehran, Iran Belarus  2 – 1(W)
3 July 2014 Friendly Match Vitebsk, Belarus Czech Republic  6 – 4(W)
5 July 2014 Friendly Match Vitebsk, Belarus Belarus  4 – 3(W)

Tournament record[edit]

FIFA World Cup[edit]

FIFA World Cup record
Year Round Pld W W+ L GS GA
Brazil 2005 Did not enter
Brazil 2006 Round 1 3 0 0 3 10 18
Brazil 2007 Round 1 3 1 0 2 14 14
France 2008 Round 1 3 0 0 3 8 16
United Arab Emirates 2009 Did not qualify
Italy 2011 Round 1 3 0 0 3 13 17
French Polynesia 2013 Quarterfinals 4 1 0 3 13 16
Total 5/7 16 2 0 14 58 81

Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup[edit]

Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup
Year Round Pld W W+ L GS GA
United Arab Emirates 2011 Did not qualify
United Arab Emirates 2012 Did not qualify
United Arab Emirates 2013 Champions 5 2 3 0 19 17
United Arab Emirates 2014 Fourth place
Total 1/3 5 2 3 0 19 17

Asian Championship[edit]

Asian Championship record
Year Round Pld W W+ L GS GA
United Arab Emirates 2006 Third place 4 2 0 2 19 21
United Arab Emirates 2007 Third place 4 2 0 2 20 15
United Arab Emirates 2008 Third place 4 2 0 2 11 7
United Arab Emirates 2009 Fourth place 5 3 0 2 20 12
Oman 2011 Third place 5 3 1 1 23 11
Qatar 2013 Champions 5 4 1 0 43 13
Qatar 2015
Total 6/6 27 16 2 9 136 79

Asian Beach Games[edit]

Asian Beach Games record
Year Round Pld W W+ L GS GA
Indonesia 2008 Quarterfinal 4 3 0 1 20 11
Oman 2010 Third place 6 5 0 1 40 15
China 2012 Champions 6 6 0 0 33 9
Thailand 2014 Champions
Total 3/3 16 14 0 2 99 35

World Cup record[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
2012

Russia
Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup
2013 (first title)
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
2011

Japan
Asian Champions
2013 (first title)
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
2010

United Arab Emirates
Asian Beach Games
2012 (first title)
Succeeded by
Incumbent