TEHRAN – Iran have beaten the UAE 5-2 in the semifinal round of the 2022 Intercontinental Beach Soccer Cup.
Mehdi Shirmuhammadi, Amir Hussein Akbari (two goals), Moslem Mesigar and Ali Mirshekari were on target for Iran.
Team Melli have previously defeated Paraguay, the U.S. and Japan in the tournament.
The competition is being held in Dubai, the UAE, from November 1 to 5.
Russia is the most successful team, having won four tournaments. It is also the current champion.
Iran have won the title three times.