Tehran Times – NASSAU, Iran defeated Mexico 3-2 in the first game of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017.
Iran goalkeeper Peyman Hosseini scored the first goal of the tournament and made a crucial save at the end of the match to give the Asian champions all three points in the Group B opening match in Nassau on 27 April 2017.
Amirhossein Akbari and Mohammad Ahmadzadeh also scored for Team Melli.
Mosco and Maldonado were the scorers of Mexico.
Iran are scheduled to face Italy on Saturday while Mexico meet Nigeria.