FIFA.com looks back at a fascinating penultimate day of group-stage action at Bahamas 2017 headlined by Iran's tense qualification for the quarter-finals, and an inspirational win for the home side.
After claiming two wins from two, we already have a trio of names now pondering their fates in the quarter-finals, while three teams now know their next FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup will be their last at Bahamas 2017.
Nigeria staged a remarkable comeback to defeat Mexico 5-4 in extra time of their Group B clash at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017.
Iran, Senegal, Italy and Switzerland all recorded wins as the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 got under way in Nassau on Thursday.
A surveyor by day in his home town of Viareggio, Gabriele Gori takes on a very different role when the clock approaches six every evening.
Excitement is building ahead of the ninth FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup – a tournament that promises lots of sun, sand, spectacular action and an amazing atmosphere. FIFA.com previews the action.
Iran captain Mohammad Ahmadzadeh speaks to FIFA.com about the upcoming Beach Soccer World Cup, his experiences of previous editions and the team's big ambitions for the Bahamas.
FIFA.com spoke with Nigeria captain Isiaka Olawale ahead of his fourth appearance at a FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in the Bahamas next month.
The Official Draw for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2017 revealed hosts Bahamas will play Switzerland in their opening match of the competition on 27 April.
Hosts Nigeria and Senegal will represent Africa at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 after defeating Morocco 6-1 and Egypt 5-2 in their respective semi-final matches of the 2016 CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations in Nigeria.