- Iran goalkeeper Peyman Hosseini scores first goal of tournament
- Mohammad Ahmadzadeh's winner is his 18th career Beach Soccer World Cup goal
- Iran next game: vs Italy, Mexico next game: vs Nigeria, both on 29 April
Iran defeated Mexico 3-2 in the first game of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017.
Iran goalkeeper Peyman Hosseini scored the first goal of the tournament and made a crucial save at the end of the match to give the Asian champions all three points in the Group B opening match in Nassau on 27 April 2017.