The Malta Beach Soccer selection is set to make its first appearance in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup qualifications.
Led by Head Coach Mark Marlow, the Maltese selection will feature in Group B of the European qualifiers against Lithuania, Czech Republic and Sweden.
The preliminary tournament will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, between this Sunday and the following Tuesday.
The other preliminary group will be composed of Denmark, Greece, Lithuania and Norway.
The top two from each group makes it to the proper qualification round where four European teams will advance to next year’s competition which will be held in the United Arab Emirates.
Head of Beach Soccer within the Malta FA Mark Marlow underlined the fact the National Team players have been undertaking in-depth training over recent weeks to ensure the best possible preparation both physically and mentally in their endeavor to secure positive results in the Preliminary Group B rolling in the coming days against higher placed sides in the FIFA Beach Soccer rankings, the likes of Lithuania, Czech Republic, and Sweden.
Marlow will lead the Malta delegation flying to Baku in the coming days for this World Cup, European Pre-Qualifiers.
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