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Iran crowned Continental Beach Soccer Tournament champion

Source: Tehran Times

Iran became the champion of the Continental Beach Soccer Tournament Ordos on Thursday, following an impressive win over 2015 Asian champion Oman.

Iran Beach Soccer Team

Indeed, the two most recent Asian champions faced off in the final of this Asian showdown in Ordos, China, with the Persian side claiming the crown in this maiden edition.

Amir Akhbari was in hand for the Iranians again, with another brilliant performance that confirmed him as both the top scorer and the most valuable player of the event. Peyman Hosseini, to no one's surprise, was named best goalkeeper of the competition.

Another former Asian champion, Japan, ended up third after a 4-8 win over Vietnam, wrote.

These were the results in the final matchday of the Continental Beach Soccer Tournament Ordos 2016:

Lebanon 3-4 Bahrain (Play-off for 7th place)
China 1-5 Thailand (Play-off for 5th place)
Vietnam 4-8 Japan (Play-off for 3rd place)
Oman 3-6 Iran (FINAL)

Final Standings

Runner-up: Oman
3rd place: Japan
4th place: Vietnam
5th place: Thailand
6th place: China
7th place: Bahrain
8th place: Lebanon

Individual awards

MVP: Amir Akhbari (IRN)
Top Scorer: Amir Akhbari (IRN)
Best goalkeeper: P. Hosseini (IRN)

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