- Holders off to a winning start in the Bahamas
- Five different goalscorers (Belchior, Torres, Leo Martins, Coimbra, Ze Maria) help Portugal to win
- Portugal next game: vs Paraguay, Panama next game: vs UAE, both on 30 April
FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup holders Portugal got off to a perfect start in the Bahamas with a 7-0 win over tournament debutants Panama.
Portugal jumped in front 3-0 with just over five minutes gone in the match and CONCACAF champions Panama were never able to tighten things up in the back.
Leo Martins and Ze Maria both scored braces for Portugal, who are making their eighth appearance at the tournament.