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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 IFF
Confederation AFC
Head coach Mohammad Hossein Mirshamsi
Captain Mohammad Ahmadzadeh
Home stadium Takhti Sport Complex
FIFA code IRN
BSWW ranking 6


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 7 (first in 2006)
Best result Quarterfinal (2013, 2015)
AFC Beach Soccer Championship
Appearances 7 (first in 2006)
Best result Champions (2013, 2017)

The Iran national beach soccer team (Persian: تیم ملی فوتبال ساحلی‎‎) represents Iran in international beach soccer competitions and is controlled by the IFF, the governing body for football in Iran. Iran is the best ranked beach soccer team in Asia and is ranked 6th in the world.

Iran has won the AFC Beach Soccer Championship a record two times (2013, 2017) and has placed in the top four in every edition. Iran has also appeared in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup seven times, reaching the quarterfinals on two occasions (2013, 2015).

Current squad

Correct as of November 2015[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 Peiman Hosseini
2 DF Amir Hossein Akbari
3 DF Hassan Abdollahi
4 DF 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 Hamid Behzadpour

Coach: Mohammad Hossein Mirshamsi

Fixtures & Results

  Win   Loss

Matches
Date Competition Location Opponent Result
2016
1 May 2016 Friendly Match Italy  Italy 4–5 (L)
2 May 2016 Friendly Match Italy  Italy 3–4 (L)
25 July 2016 Friendly Match Sari, Iran  Thailand 7–1 (W)
21 August 2016 Friendly Match Ordos, China  Vietnam 6–1 (W)
23 August 2016 2016 Continental Beach Soccer Tournament Ordos, China  Bahrain 10–1 (W)
24 August 2016 2016 Continental Beach Soccer Tournament Ordos, China  Japan 5–1 (W)
25 August 2016 2016 Continental Beach Soccer Tournament Ordos, China  Oman 6–3 (W)
30 October 2016 Friendly Match Dubai, UAE  Tahiti 6–1 (W)
1 November 2016 2016 Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup Dubai, UAE  United States 6–2 (W)
2 November 2016 2016 Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup Dubai, UAE  Egypt 4–1 (W)
3 November 2016 2016 Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup Dubai, UAE  Russia 3–3 (3–1 PSO) (W)
4 November 2016 2016 Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup Dubai, UAE  Tahiti 8–6 (W)
5 November 2016 2016 Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup Dubai, UAE  Brazil 2–6 (L)
2017
5 March 2017 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Championship Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia  Malaysia 14–0 (W)
6 March 2017 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Championship Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia  Afghanistan 6–1 (W)
7 March 2017 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Championship Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia  China 10–0 (W)
8 March 2017 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Championship Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia  Bahrain 5–2 (W)
10 March 2017 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Championship Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia  Japan 8–6 (W)
11 March 2017 2017 AFC Beach Soccer Championship Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia  United Arab Emirates 7–2 (W)
27 April 2017 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Nassau, Bahamas  Mexico 3–2 (W)
29 April 2017 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Nassau, Bahamas  Italy
1 May 2017 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Nassau, Bahamas  Nigeria

Tournament record

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup record
Year Round Pld W WE WP L GS GA Dif Pts
Brazil 2005 Did not enter
Brazil 2006 Round 1 3 0 0 0 3 10 18 -8 0
Brazil 2007 Round 1 3 1 0 0 2 14 14 0 3
France 2008 Round 1 3 0 0 0 3 8 16 -8 0
United Arab Emirates 2009 Did not qualify
Italy 2011 Round 1 3 0 0 0 3 13 17 -4 0
French Polynesia 2013 Quarterfinals 4 1 0 0 3 13 16 -3 3
Portugal 2015 Quarterfinals 4 2 0 0 2 16 16 0 6
The Bahamas 2017 Group Stage 2 1 0 0 1 7 7 0 3
Total 7/9 22 5 0 0 17 81 104 -22 15

Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup

Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup
Year Round Pld W WE WP L GS GA Dif Pts
United Arab Emirates 2011 Did not qualify
United Arab Emirates 2012 Did not qualify
United Arab Emirates 2013 Champions 5 2 0 3 0 19 17 +2 9
United Arab Emirates 2014 Fourth place 5 2 0 0 3 12 12 0 6
United Arab Emirates 2015 Third place 5 2 0 1 2 15 15 0 7
United Arab Emirates 2016 Runner-up 5 3 0 1 1 23 18 +5 10
Total 4/6 20 9 0 5 6 69 62 +7 32

Asian Championship

Asian Championship record
Year Round Pld W WE WP L GS GA Dif Pts
United Arab Emirates 2006 Third place 4 2 0 0 2 19 21 -2 6
United Arab Emirates 2007 Third place 4 2 0 0 2 20 15 +5 6
United Arab Emirates 2008 Third place 4 2 0 0 2 11 7 +4 6
United Arab Emirates 2009 Fourth place 5 3 0 0 2 20 12 +8 9
Oman 2011 Third place 5 3 1 0 1 23 11 +12 11
Qatar 2013 Champions 5 4 0 1 0 43 13 +30 13
Qatar 2015 Third place 5 4 0 0 1 29 12 +17 12
United Arab Emirates 2017 Champions 5 5 0 0 0 50 11 +39 15
Total 8/8 37 25 1 1 10 215 102 +113 78

Asian Beach Games

Asian Beach Games record
Year Round Pld W WE WP L GS GA Dif Pts
Indonesia 2008 Quarterfinal 4 3 0 0 1 20 11 +9 9
Oman 2010 Third place 6 5 0 0 1 40 15 +25 15
China 2012 Champions 6 6 0 0 0 33 9 +24 18
Thailand 2014 Champions 5 3 0 1 1 21 16 +5 10
Vietnam 2016 Did Not Enter
Total 4/5 21 17 0 1 3 120 51 +69 52

WAFF Beach Soccer Championship

West Asian Beach Soccer Championship record
Year Round Pld W WE WP L GS GA Dif Pts
Iran 2013 Champions 4 3 0 1 0 20 8 +12 10
Total 1/1 4 3 0 1 0 20 8 +12 10

Continental Beach Soccer Tournament

Continental Beach Soccer Tournament record
Year Round Pld W WE WP L GS GA Dif Pts
China 2016 Champions 3 3 0 0 0 21 5 +16 9
Total 1/1 3 3 0 0 0 21 5 +16 9

World Cup record

History of coaches

Former players

All Time Results

Iran national beach soccer team results and Iran national beach soccer team all-time record

References

  1. ^ [1]

External links

Sporting positions
Preceded by
2012

Russia
Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup
2013 (first title)
Succeeded by
2014

Brazil
Preceded by
2011

Japan
Asian Champions
2013 (first title)
Succeeded by
2015

Oman
Preceded by
2010

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