2008 Copa América – FIFA Futsal

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2008 Copa América – FIFA Futsal
Tournament details
Host country  Uruguay
Dates 23–28 June 2008
Teams 10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Brazil
Runner-up  Uruguay
Third place  Argentina
Fourth place  Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played 19
Goals scored 139 (7.32 per match)

The 2008 Copa América – FIFA Futsal was the 9th edition under FIFA rules, 20th edition of the main international futsal tournament of the South America region. It took place in Montevideo, Uruguay from 23 June to 28 June 2008.

The tournament acted as a qualifying tournament for the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Brazil.

Championship[edit]

The ten participating teams are divided into three groups of three in the first two groups and four teams in the last group, which will play each in a single round-robin format. The top team of each group advances to the semi-finals with the second placed team from Group C. The top three teams for the tournament will earn participation at the 2008 Futsal World Cup, if Brazil is one of the top 3, the third ticket to the World Cup will go to the fourth placed team in the championship.

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 2 2 0 0 5 1 +4 6
 Colombia 2 1 0 1 6 6 0 3
 Venezuela 2 0 0 2 4 8 –4 0
2008-06-23
18:35
Argentina  2–1  Colombia
Mercedes

2008-06-24
18:00
Colombia  5–4  Venezuela
Mercedes

2008-06-25
18:35
Argentina  3–0  Venezuela
Mercedes

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Paraguay 2 2 0 0 12 1 +11 6
 Peru 2 0 1 1 5 10 –5 1
 Bolivia 2 0 1 1 4 10 –6 1


2008-06-23
16:45
Paraguay  6–0  Bolivia
Mercedes

2008-06-24
20:30
Peru  4–4  Bolivia
Canelones

2008-06-25
20:30
Paraguay  6–1  Peru
Canelones

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 3 0 0 35 2 +33 9
 Uruguay 3 2 0 1 11 12 –1 6
 Ecuador 3 1 0 2 11 18 –7 3
 Chile 3 0 0 3 5 30 –25 0


2008-06-23
20:10
Uruguay  6–2  Chile
Mercedes


21:50
Brazil  11–1  Ecuador
Mercedes

2008-06-24
20:10
Uruguay  4–2  Ecuador
Mercedes


22:00
Brazil  16–0  Chile
Mercedes

2008-06-25
20:10
Uruguay  1–8  Brazil
Mercedes


22:00
Ecuador  8–3  Chile
Mercedes

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
27 June 2008 - Mercedes
  Uruguay  1 (3)  
  Paraguay  1 (1)  
 
28 June 2008 - Mercedes
      Uruguay  2
    Brazil  6
Third place
27 June 2008 - Mercedes 28 June 2008 - Mercedes
  Brazil  5   Paraguay  2
  Argentina  2     Argentina  3

9th Place[edit]

2008-06-26
18:30
Venezuela  3–0  Chile
Canelones



7th Place[edit]

2008-06-26
22:00
Peru  5–2  Bolivia
Canelones



5th Place[edit]

2008-06-26
21:30
Colombia  6–1  Ecuador
Canelones



Semi-Finals[edit]

2008-06-27
18:35
Argentina  2–5  Brazil
Mercedes
2008-06-27
20:10
Uruguay  1–1
(3–1 AET)
 Paraguay
Mercedes



3rd Place[edit]

2008-06-28
17:00
Argentina  3–2  Paraguay
Mercedes



Final[edit]

2008-06-28
19:00
Brazil  6–2  Uruguay
Mercedes




 2008 Copa America FIFA Futsal Winners 

Brazil
Eighteenth title

Final classification[edit]

Team qualified for the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup as host
Team qualified for the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup
Place Team
1  Brazil
2  Uruguay
3  Argentina
4  Paraguay
5  Colombia
6  Ecuador
7  Peru
8  Bolivia
9  Venezuela
10  Chile

References[edit]

CONMEBOL Futsal Championship 2008 @ Goalzz