15 Jul 2015

Sport: Tahiti top group at Beach Soccer World Cup

11:53 am on 15 July 2015

Tahiti upset reigning champions Russia 7-6 in finish top of Group D at the Beach Soccer World Cup in Portugal.

Raimana Li Fung Kuee opened the scoring inside two minutes as the Tiki Toa took the lead four times in a topsy-turvy match.

Tahiti will take an unbeaten record into their quarter final clash with Iran, following earlier victories against Madagascar and Paraguay.

The Tiki Toa finished fourth at the 2013 World Cup.