Source: Tehran Times
Iran national beach soccer team head coach Marco Octavio says the Persian Cup will be a high-level tournament with a spectacular atmosphere. The Persian Beach Soccer Cup will take place in Bushehr, south Iran, from January 27 to 29 where the hosts will go up against three of Europe's premier sides, namely Spain, Ukraine and Azerbaijan.
"Our players are preparing in the camp to get ready for the high-level competition. Without a doubt, all participants in the competition are strong and we respect all of them," Octavio said.
"Mundialito de Clubes was held in Brazil in December and I attended the tournament. Now, I have a good knowledge of the teams in the competition. For example, I studied Levante who represented Spain in that event and it was a good opportunity for me to know more about our rivals," the Brazilian added.
"Spain, Ukraine and Azerbaijan will participate in Persian Beach Soccer Cup with their main teams, while we take part in the tournament with a mix of experienced and young players," Octavio said.
"Persian Beach Soccer Cup will be a high-level tournament, with a spectacular atmosphere. I invite people of Bushehr to attend the competition and help us win the title," Octavio stated.
"It's a great honor for me to find the good Iranian players from 2008. I am looking for a new generation of beach soccer players, who will be able to show their talents in in the future," he concluded.
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