Giants Brazil and Portugal will clash in the group stage, while Spain, IR Iran, Tahiti, Argentina will make up a highly-competitive pool.
The official draw for UAE 2024 has been made
Giants Brazil and Portugal are in Group D
IR Iran, Spain and Tahiti are in a highly-competitive Group B
Group A: United Arab Emirates, Egypt, USA, Italy
Group B: Spain, IR Iran, Tahiti, Argentina
Group C: Senegal, Belarus, Colombia, Japan
Group D: Brazil, Oman, Portugal, Mexico
Titans Brazil and Portugal have been drawn together in Group D at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup UAE 2024™, while Argentina, IR Iran, Spain and Tahiti will form a highly-competitive Group B. Hosts United Arab Emirates have debutants Egypt, Italy and USA to contend with in Group A. Another first-timer, Colombia, face Belarus, Japan and Senegal in Group C. Portugal, the 2015 and 2019 winners, facing record five-time champions Brazil is a mouth-watering prospect. Mexico and Oman will try to cause a major shock and sneak into the knockout phase.
IR Iran came third at their last appearance at the global finals, and thrashed Japan 6-0 in the AFC Beach Soccer Asian Cup final in March. Tahiti finished runners-up twice, while Spain have one silver medal to their name.