The beach soccer team recorded its worst participation in the Confederations Cup in 10 consecutive editions, specifically since its launch in Dubai in 2011. Al-Abyad finished eighth and last, after suffering a big loss against Paraguay 8-3, on the last day of the tournament. The event, which concluded yesterday on Kite Beach in Umm Suqeim, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, and organized by the Dubai Sports Council, in cooperation with the Beach Soccer Committee of the FIFA, while Russia won the title for the fourth time in its history, after defeating Iran 3-2 in the final.
Following the final, the Secretary-General of the Dubai Sports Council, Saeed Hareb, accompanied by the Director of the General Department for the Security of Organizations, Facilities and Emergency in Dubai Police, a member of the Supreme Committee for Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai, Major General Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, and the Chairman of the Beach Soccer Committee in the International Football Association , Juan Cosco, and Assistant Secretary-General of the Dubai Sports Council, Nasser Aman Al Rahma, crowned the Russian team with the championship cup and gold medals, while the Iranian team won the silver medals, and Senegal won the bronze medal.
The Iranian, Ramiran Hamid, was awarded the best player award, the Spaniard Sheki was the top scorer, and the Russian Nikonov was the best player in the tournament.
Al-Abyad played the least of its matches in the tournament against Paraguay, especially in the first half, in which it succumbed to a loss by receiving three goals, through the most prominent guest players, Bentz, so that the first half ended with that result.
And the team continued to receive goals in the second half, through the same player who scored a Super Hattrick, before Ahmed Al-Mallahi was able to reduce the difference, to show a clear improvement in the performance of Al-Abyad, who scored two goals in succession, by Walid Bishr and Ahmed Bishr, but Paraguay He responded with two goals through Bentz and Escobar, so that the second half ended with Al-Abyad trailing by three goals as well, and the third and final half came in the interest of Paraguay, who added two more goals through Escobar, to end the match with the biggest loss for the UAE team in the tournament.
And the Russian national team was the only team to win the title for the fourth time in its history.
Senegal succeeded in achieving third place in his first participation at the expense of Portugal, after winning again 6-4, which is the same result that ended the two teams’ match, when they met at the opening of the tournament. Japan finished fifth, after beating Spain 5-4.
• Senegal succeeded in achieving third place in its first participation, at the expense of Portugal.
The UAE national football team scored in the Confederations Cup
Number of posts: 10
2011: 4th place
2012: 3rd place
2013: 3rd place
2014: 4th place
2015: 4th place
2016: 7th place
2017: 5th place
2018: 7th place
2019: 3rd place
2021: 8th place
Russia’s national team record in the Confederations Cup
Number of posts: 10
2011: the hero
2012: the hero
2013: 2nd place
2014: 2nd place
2016: 3rd place
2017: 4th place
2018: 2nd place
2019: 4th place
2021: the hero
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