2015 FIFA Beach Soccer WC: African teams not doing well

Espinho, Portugal (PANA) - With the conclusion of the opening group matches in Espinho, Portugal, on Friday in the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, the two African representatives have not performed well.

While Senegal was beaten 4-3 by Argentina in Group A on Thursday, Madagascar also went down by the same 4-3 scoreline to Tahiti on Friday in Group D.

These poor results left the Africans on third spots of their respective groups.

Here are Friday's results:-

Group C
Brazil 5-1 Mexico
Spain 5-6 Iran

Group D
Russia 7-5 Paraguay
Tahiti 4-3 Madagascar

Below are the group tables at the conclusion of the opening matches:-

Group A                                  
Portugal              3 points
Argentina            3
Senegal               0
Japan                   0

Group B
Italy                       3 points
Switzerland          3
Oman                    0
Costa Rica           0

Group C
Brazil                     3 points
Iran                        3
Spain                    0
Mexico                  0

Group D
Russia                  3 points
Tahiti                    3
Madagascar        0
Paraguay             0

Saturday's fixtures are as follows:-

Group A
Senegal vs Portugal
Japan vs Argentina

Group B
Oman vs Italy
Costa Rica vs Switzerland
-0- PANA VAO/MA 11July2015

11 july 2015 05:55:53

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