Neom, which is known to be the megacity of Saudi Arabia, hosted an international soccer tournament. The tournament commenced on July 17 and ended on the 29th of the same month. It was arranged on the lush famous white beaches that are there by the coasts of the Red Sea. A Wakeboard World Cup, tennis, and rugby were also arranged alongside the football tournament in the region of Gayal within Neom. The football tournament got approved by FIFA. The tournament saw some of the best international teams who struggled to win at the beach football or soccer cup of Neom.
Some of the countries including England and China competed against teams from the UAE, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia in a venue that had been made purposely for the tournament. This was the second time that this kind of sports event had been held.
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Russia defeated Spain 5-4 in the European beach soccer qualification tournament in the Salou complex Esportiu Futbol on Sunday.
In what was a tight affair both teams were heading for extra time tied at 4-4 before Russia scored the winner four minutes from time to spark celebrations from the away end. Spain tried to mount a late search for the equaliser but Russia stood firm to earn a place in the final.
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LaLiga, the top league for club football in Spain just grabbed both the sponsorship for the event as well as the digital media rights for the tournament (BSWW).
Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW) is originally is a FIFA recognised body that organises and develops all the Beach Soccer competitions that are held throughout the world.
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Much to the frustration of football fans around the country, there was no announcement from the offices at 1 Oxford Street by the close of business on Wednesday.
The six remaining bids hoping to gain entrance into the A-League
were left facing a nervous wait as Football Federation Australia’s board deliberated over A-League expansion but hinted only at a potential further delay on an announcement.
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For the first time in the history of the AFCON Beach Soccer, Egypt will be location of where this tournament takes place. Throughout the entire history of this competition, Egypt has never been the hosts as instead; South Africa, Morocco, Seychelles and Nigeria have been the host of all the previous editions of this African competition.
The 2018 edition of the AFCON Beach Soccer is scheduled to kick-off on December 9 and conclude on December 14.
Senegal is the current champions of the AFCON after having lifted the latest release of the African tournament which was played back on 2016 at Nigeria as Senegal locked horns with Nigeria and Senegal emerged victorious with a final scoreboard of 8-4.
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Manchester City star David Silva has hinted that he could step down from professional football when his contract with the club expires in June 2020. The 32-year-old has made over 250 appearances during his nine years with the Citizens but he has now admitted that he is unsure whether he may have signed his final contract.
In an interview with BT Sport, Silva acknowledged that he has a good feeling with the Mancunian giants and he would remain committed for the remaining two years of his contract before weighing up his options, he said: “I have two more years on my contract here. I feel great here. I want to stay until the end of my contract and then I’ll see how I feel physically and mentally to carry on.”
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The Egypt beach football team is preparing themselves for the Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations that will be held on home soil. A spokesman for the Egyptian football federation said that the team preparation is going well and that they are now focusing on the physical aspect.
He said that the players are motivated and giving their best during the training sessions and that he is sure that they will be able to have a great competition at the Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations. He said that this is an important tournament as the winner of the competition will get a place in the 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. He said that the players understand the importance of such a tournament and that they will be giving their best in order to win it.
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The Myrtle Beach Seahawks got their first win of the new season when they managed to see off West Florence 21-19.
Running back Jermani Green scored a one-yeard touchdown in the second period of the game to give them the edge by two touchdowns.
Following the touchdown, the Seahawks slowed their performance and allowed the visitors roll over them. West Florence stepped up and they almost saw off the game. Hale Emerson and Teyonne Murphy reduced the lead of the hosts to 21-19. They almost ended the beach football event in their favour as Cooper Wallace made a run but the whole Seahawks were insistent on running the regulation time out. Continue reading “MYRTLE BEACH SEAHAWKS GET FIRST VICTORY OF NEW SEASON”
Liverpool star Emre Can was pictured enjoying his summer playing beach football.
Upon completion of the FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia, the Reds star decided to go relax on Venice Beach. Can went on the vacation with three national teammates.
The player had a run-in with beach football as he could not resist it. Ahead of pre-season training with his Liverpool teammates, Can moved to America alongside Man City winger Leroy Sane, Schalke 04 star ThiloKehrer and Roma defender Antonio Rudiger.
The 23-year old was pictured having a swell time in California, having fun and uploading videos online. They had hair-cuts in Los Angeles and even played basketball. He is expected to rejoin his Liverpool teammates later this month ahead of the new season.
Liverpool have refused to cower into panic buying despite their summer transfer plans not going as smooth as expected. A proposed £60 million for Saints star Virgil van Dijk fell through and the move for RB Leipzig Naby Keita has stalled. Continue reading “CAN ENJOYING SUMMER BEACH FOOTBALL”
Iran has been impressive in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in the Bahamas.
The Iranian team finished the competition third after beating Italy 5-3. The players said that they are proud of what they have achieved and that they will be looking to do better in the next competition.
Indeed Iran has amazed a lot of pundits with the level of their play. Their players were physically as well technically superior to a lot of other nations.
The players said that they dedicate this trophy to their country and that they are proud of their performance. They admitted however that it was not easy and that they had to fight really hard in order to win their games.
This is the first time that an Asian team has reached this stage of the completion and Iran should be proud of what they have achieved.
The Iranian players said that they would be looking forward to the next Beach Soccer World Cup. They said that they had paved the way for others to follow and they feel that it is not before long that an Asian team can win this competition. Continue reading “Iran impresses in beach football”