The FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019 began with an entertaining duel between two talented sides. Italy made a huge statement by defeating 2017 runners-up Tahiti 12-4.
Bahamas 2017 top scorer Gabriele Gori picked up right where he left off by scoring an impressive five goals to lead the Azzurri to a convincing opening victory in Group B.
Saturday 23 November
Tahiti – Mexico (16:15 local time)
Uruguay – Italy (19:25 local time)