Dick WhalenNASSC Tournament DirectorThe North American Sand Soccer Championships turn “Silver”
Ali TargholizadehAFC Head of Futsal and Beach Soccer DevelopmentAsia has everything required for beach soccer
Roberto CarettoManager Lazio Beach SoccerIdentity is key for clubs’ future
Joan CuscóBSWW Executive Vice PresidentClosing a successful season with the next FIFA Beach Soccer world Cup in our mind
Joan CuscóBSWW Executive Vice PresidentTradition makes us stronger…
Bernd BaruttaHead of Beach Soccer at the DFBBeach soccer was at its captivating best in Warnemünde
Joaquín AlonsoSpain National Coach and FIFA InstructorWomen’s beach soccer has evolved greatly
Gilberto CostaBrazil National CoachThe road to a perfect World Cup
Philippe MoggioCONCACAF General SecretaryBeach Soccer, a powerful platform to strengthen the game
Joan CuscóBSWW Executive Vice PresidentA World Cup... and much more! Ready for 2017?
27 Mar 2017
The Euro Beach Soccer League - bigger and better than ever!
The Euro Beach Soccer League returns for its 20th edition this year, complete with two extra regular stages
Belgrade will host its first Euro Beach Soccer League stage between June 23rd and 25th, having been the setting for the Euro Beach Soccer Cup last year, as Russia, Spain, Germany and France contest Division A, Group One.
Division B will include home nation Serbia along with three rivals, before the competition heads to Moscow for another year.
Holders Ukraine join the party in Nazaré, Portugal, between July 7th and 9th, facing Spain, European champions Poland and Greece in Group One.
Division A, Group Two will feature hosts Portugal, Italy, Switzerland and France, with Siofok, Hungary, assuming hosting duties for a fourth year running for the penultimate normal stage.
The competition has headed to the Russian capital regularly over the past decade and the four-time champions will take on Belarus, Switzerland and Greece on home sand this time around, with the third stage of the Euro Beach Soccer League taking place between 28th and 30th of July.
Between 11th and 13th August, Portugal, Belarus, Poland and Azerbaijan contest Division A, Group One alongside four teams in Division B.
The final leg of the regular stage will take place in Warnemünde, northern Germany, where the final positions will be confirmed. Holders Ukraine, Italy, Germany and Azerbaijan are among the Division A teams competing along with four more in the second tier.
The fifth leg runs from August 25th to 27th and four days later, the Superfinal and Promotion Final will take place an in as yet unconfirmed location.
Running from August 31st to September 3rd, the overall Euro Beach Soccer League champions will be crowned while the winner of the second-tier final will secure promotion to Division A.
Stage One - Belgrade, Serbia (23rd - 25th June 2017)
Division A - Group One: Russia, Spain, Germany, France
Division B: Estonia, Czech Republic, Norway and Serbia
Stage Two - Nazaré, Portugal (7th - 9th July 2017)
Division A - Group One: Ukraine, Spain, Poland, Greece
Division A - Group Two: Portugal, Italy, Switzerland, France
Stage Three - Moscow, Russia (28th - 30th July 2017)
Division A - Grop One: Russia, Belarus, Switzerland, Greece
Division B: Turkey, Moldova, Kazakhstan
Stage Four - Siofok, Hungary (11th - 13th August)
Division A - Group One: Portugal, Belarus, Poland, Azerbaijan
Division B: Hungary, Denmark, Andorra and Bulgaria
Stage Five - Warnamunde, Germany (25th - 27th August)
Division A - Group One: Ukraine, Italy, Germany, Azerbaijan
Division B: England, Romania, Netherlands and Lithuania
Superfinal and Promotion Final (31st August - 3rd September 2017)
Top seven of EBSL Division A + host country
Winners of each EBSL Division B stages (+3 best runner-up) + 12th in Division A