Tehran Times - The Persian Beach Soccer Cup winners remained in third place in the global rankings published on Friday.
Iran are Movers of the Month for January, having claimed the Persian Beach Soccer Cup in Bushehr late in the month, beachsoccer.com reported.
Marco Octavio’s men remained third in the global rankings - behind Brazil and Portugal respectively - having seen off Spain, Ukraine and Azerbaijan to successfully defend their Persian title on home sand.
The world’s top 14 remained unchanged, although Ukraine jumped above Oman into 15th as a result of their third-place finish in Bushehr this week.
The Azeris also move up after their efforts in Iran, moving four places to 33rd, while the USA and Chile swap places inside the top 30.