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Egypt finish 4th at the 2015 Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup

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Posted on November 8, 2015
Photo: Beachsoccer.com

Photo: Beachsoccer.com

Egypt’s team finished fourth in the 2015 Intercontinental Cup after losing to Iran in a penalty shoot-out on Saturday.

The two teams finished the match with a draw 2-2, however, Egypt lost 3-2 on penalties to Iran in the play-off match for third place.

The Pharaohs qualified from the group stage after beating UAE 3-2 and Argentina 7-6, while losing to Russia 5-1. In the semi-finals, Egypt were knocked out by Tahiti after losing 8-5 while Asia’s champions were beaten by Russia 4-1.

The technical staff thanked the players for their efforts and performance in the tournament that took place in Dubai, UAE with the participation of eight teams and for finishing in fourth place for the first time.

Egypt striker Mohamed Gamal was named the tournament’s top scorer.

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