2008 CONCACAF Futsal Championship

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2008 CONCACAF Futsal Championship
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Tournament details
Host country  Guatemala
Dates 3 - 8 June 2008
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Guatemala (1st title)
Runner-up  Cuba
Third place  United States
Fourth place  Panama
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 112 (7 per match)
2012

The 2008 CONCACAF Futsal Championship was the fourth edition of the main international futsal tournament of the North and Central America and the Caribbean region. It took place in Guatemala City, Guatemala from 3 June to 8 June 2008, with the Domo Polideportivo de la CDAG as the only venue.

Hosts Guatemala won the tournament after defeating the United States in semifinals and Cuba in the final. It was the first international futsal title won by Guatemala.

The tournament also acted as a qualifying tournament for the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Brazil, with second and third placed teams Cuba and the U.S. joining Guatemala as the qualified teams.

Qualifying[edit]

Qualifying to 2008 CONCACAF Futsal Championship took place in Macoya, Trinidad and Tobago from 3–6 April 2008. and all matches played in Canedo Hall in the Centre of Excellence, Port of Spain.[1]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Trinidad and Tobago 2 2 0 0 14 3 +11 6
 Suriname 2 1 0 1 18 10 +8 3
 Puerto Rico 2 0 0 2 3 22 -19 0


Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Haiti 2 2 0 0 31 3 +28 6
 Guyana 2 1 0 1 10 14 -4 3
 Sint Maarten 2 0 0 2 3 27 -24 0


2008-04-03 print("sololola")
17:00
Guyana  8 - 2  Sint Maarten
Match Report

Third & Fourth Places[edit]

Final[edit]

Final Standing[edit]

  1.  Trinidad and Tobago *
  2.  Haiti *
  3.  Suriname
  4.  Guyana
  5.  Puerto Rico
  6.  Sint Maarten

* Qualified to 2008 CONCACAF Futsal Championship

Championship[edit]

The eight participating teams are divided into two groups of four which will play each on a single round-robin format. The top two teams of each group advance to semi-finals. The top three teams for the tournament will earn participation at the 2008 Futsal World Cup.[2]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Cuba 3 1 2 0 14 7 +7 5
 Guatemala 3 1 2 0 11 6 +5 5
 Mexico 3 1 2 0 12 8 +4 5
 Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 0 3 5 21 -16 0


2008-06-03
18:00
Cuba  2 – 2  Mexico

2008-06-03
20:00
Guatemala  5 – 0  Trinidad and Tobago


2008-06-04
18:00
Trinidad and Tobago  2 – 9  Cuba

2008-06-04
20:00
Guatemala  3 – 3  Mexico


2008-06-05
18:00
Mexico  7 – 3  Trinidad and Tobago

2008-06-05
20:00
Guatemala  3 – 3  Cuba

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 3 2 1 0 12 6 +6 7
 Panama 3 1 2 0 11 7 +4 5
 Costa Rica 3 1 1 1 21 12 +9 4
 Haiti 3 0 0 3 3 22 -19 0


2008-06-03
10:00
Costa Rica  6 - 6  Panama

2008-06-03
12:00
United States  5 - 3  Haiti

2008-06-04
10:00
Haiti  0 - 13  Costa Rica

2008-06-04
12:00
Panama  1 - 1  United States

2008-06-05
10:00
Panama  4 - 0  Haiti

2008-06-05
12:00
United States  6 - 2  Costa Rica

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
7 June 2008 – Guatemala City
   United States  0  
   Guatemala  4  
 
8 June 2008 – Guatemala City
       Guatemala(pen.)  3 (5)
     Cuba  3 (3)
Third place
7 June 2008 – Guatemala City 8 June 2008 – Guatemala City
   Cuba  4    United States  7
   Panama  1      Panama  1

Semifinal[edit]

2008-06-07
14:00
United States  0 - 4  Guatemala

2008-06-07
16:00
Cuba  4 - 1  Panama

3rd Place[edit]

2008-06-08
14:00
United States  7 - 1  Panama

Final[edit]

2008-06-08
16:00
Guatemala  3 – 3 (a.e.t.)
(5 – 3 pen.)
 Cuba

Winner[edit]

 2008 CONCACAF Champion 

Guatemala
First title

Final standing[edit]

Place Team
1  Guatemala
2  Cuba
3  United States
4  Panama
5  Mexico
6  Costa Rica
7  Trinidad and Tobago
8  Haiti
Team qualified for the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup

Cuba, Guatemala, and the USA qualified to the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Qualifying fixture and results
  2. ^ Fixtures unveiled for 2008 CONCACAF Futsal Championship