World's best gather for Pärnu beach soccer tournament ({{commentsTotal}})

Four of the world's top five beach soccer teams will take part in the Euro Beach Soccer League Superfinal, where the new European Champion will be named, held in Pärnu from August 20-23.

Besides Russia, ranked number 1 in the world, Portugal (2nd), Italy (4th), Switzerland (5th), and 12 more nations will compete in Pärnu.

A specially constructed 1,500-capacity beach soccer venue has been temporarily erected in Pärnu. Entrance to the event is free.

Estonia, ranked 49th in the world, will start against Norway on August 20, take on England the next day and Hungary on August 22. Estonia is playing in the B division, where the best team from 8 will go on to division A.

For more information about the event, click here.

Editor: J.M. Laats

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