Hosts UAE will tackle acquainted opponents Egypt of their opening fit of the 8th Huawei Beach Soccer Intercontinental cup, taking the pitch at Kite Beach after the combat between three-time winners Brazil and debutant Spain on Tuesday, November 6.
Drawn in the similar team as reigning international champions Brazil, UAE can be having a look to make it previous the gang levels for the first time since 2013, after they completed 3rd for the second one consecutive time following an exciting 8-7 win over Switzerland.
The Whites have now not had a lot pleasure since, successful simplest one among their 12 fits within the following 4 years.
So a powerful get started against Egypt, who’re making their fourth consecutive look on the match, can be a very powerful to UAE’s hopes.
The Emiratis have met Egypt two times within the Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup – in 2017 and 2015 – and feature lost each fits.
The UAE will then tackle Spain on the second one day of the match before remaining their team engagements against two-time protecting champions Brazil, who’ve gained the match in 2014 (def. Russia 3-2), 2016 (def. Iran 6-2) and 2017 (def. Portugal 2-0).
In Group B, Russia, who’re degree with Brazil on 3 Intercontinental Cup titles, will tackle 2017 World Cup runners-up Tahiti of their opening fit on November 6, whilst 2013 champions Iran will square-off against United States at the opening evening.
Russia, the one facet to compete in each and every unmarried version of the Intercontinental Cup in conjunction with their UAE hosts, will then meet USA on day two before taking on Iran on Thursday evening, in what must be probably the most expected conflict of the initial levels if the previous between those two groups is any indication.
This year, a state-of-the artwork stadium on Dubai’s Kite Beach will host the Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup, which is likely one of the maximum expected and prestigious seashore football competitions on the planet, one that includes the globe’s very best groups within the stunning and distinctive town of Dubai.
The match, which can see Huawei because the presenting partner for a 2d consecutive year, will happen between November 6 and 10.
The reputable draw for the match used to be held on the Dubai Sports Council headquarters on October 10 and the pots despatched protecting champions Brazil, Egypt, Spain and hosts UAE into Group A, while Russia, Iran, 2015 and 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup runner-ups Tahiti and USA have been drawn in Group B.