China win Asian beach soccer title

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013 - 18:33

Jinan (China): China beat United Arab Emirates 4-3 in a penalty shootout in the final winning their first Asian Beach Soccer Cup title.

Wan Chao scored the first goal in the fourth minute of the second period with a free kick. Then UAE overturned the scores with goals from Haitham and Hasan.

About 17 seconds before the final whistle, Liu Yisi of China scored, levelling the scores 2-2 in the overtime.

Chinese player Liu Yisi was named the top scorer and MVP of the cup event and Wen Tingyuan the best goalkeeper.

Thailand defeated Australia 4-3 in another game, clinching the third place.

IANS



First Published: Monday, July 15, 2013 - 18:33

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