Continental Beach Soccer World Cup to be hosted by Dubai

25/05/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Neil King
Continental Beach Soccer World Cup to be hosted by Dubai

Dubai has been selected as the host nation of this year's Continental Beach Soccer World Cup, it has been announced.The decision was made during the 17th meeting of the Executive Officer of the Dubai Sports Council, Emirates 24-7 reported.During the meeting, which was presided by Mattar Al Tayer, chairman of the Executive Office, it was also announced that the emirate will host the 17th annual Asian Senior Men's Volleyball Championships in 2013.It is hoped that the events will continue to boost the emirate's profile for staging major international sporting events."The Continental Beach Soccer World Cup will bring together the champions from five continents and the event will be held at the same venue in Jumeirah where the 2009 Fifa Beach Soccer World Cup was conducted," the news provider revealed."This will be a week-long competition with the teams and other details of the tournament to be announced later."Meanwhile, the 2011 Asian Senior Men's Volleyball Championships involving the best sides from Asia is scheduled to be held in Tehran from September 23rd to October 3rd.