2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Asian Qualifiers - LIVE and exclusive on SBS
SBS will stream Australia's matches from the 2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Asian Qualifiers in Qatar, LIVE and exclusive on The World Game website this month.
Australia's Beach Socceroos faced tournament favourite Oman before meeting Qatar and Afghanistan in Group A, to finish top of the group and progress to the semi-finals.
Next up was a semi final defeat to Japan that set up a playoff against United Arab Emirates for a place at September's 2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Tahiiti.
Sunday 27 January
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES v AUSTRALIA
Third place playoff
LIVE from 1.30am AEDT. Kick-off 1.45am AEDT
Available via LIVE stream on The World Game
Refresh this page at 1:30am AEDT on Sunday 27 January to launch live stream.
Saturday 26 January - (Semi Final)
AUSTRALIA 1-2 JAPAN
Friday 25 January - (Group A)
AUSTRALIA 6-4 AFGHANISTAN
Thursday 24 January - (Group A)
QATAR 3-3 (3-4 pens) AUSTRALIA
Wednesday 23 January - (Group A)
OMAN 4-6 AUSTRALIA
SBS Football Analyst David Zdrilic is taking to the sand as a member of the Beach Socceroos, playing alongside fellow former Socceroos defender Ante Juric.
Zdrilic, previously a member of the Socceroos for nine years, is an active ambassador for Beach Soccer in Australia.
Highlights will be shown on The World Game show from 9:30pm on Monday 28 January on SBS TWO.
Sixteen teams competed in the Asian qualifiers, with the top three sides qualifying for the 2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.
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