2012 CONCACAF Futsal Championship

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2012 CONCACAF Futsal Championship
2012 CONCACAF Futsal championship logo.png
Tournament details
Host country  Guatemala
Dates 2–8 July
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
2008
2014

The 2012 CONCACAF Futsal Championship will be the fifth 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 2 to 8 July 2012.[1]

The tournament will act as a qualifying tournament for the 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Thailand.

Qualifying[edit]

CFU (Caribbean Football Union) Qualifying Tournament[edit]

Saint Kitts and Nevis advanced automatically to the final round of a 2012 CONCACAF Futsal Championship after the Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti and Trinidad & Tobago withdrew from regional qualifying. Cuba was to host a Caribbean qualifying event 17–23 February.[2]

Playoff[edit]

Canada and El Salvador will compete for the fourth spot in Group A.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Canada  7 – 6  El Salvador 1 – 4 6 – 2


28 June 2012
Canada  1 – 4  El Salvador
Elliot Goal 3' Rosales Goal 3'19'27'36'

29 June 2012
El Salvador  2 – 6  Canada
Rosales Goal 32'40' Chavez Goal 14' (o.g.)
Yaques Goal 14'
Laliberté Goal 22'
Elliot Goal 26'
Rios Goal 40'
Lemos Goal 40'

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 four teams from the tournament will earn participation at the 2012 Futsal World Cup. The draw was held on 12 April 2012 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Guatemala City.[3] The schedule of matches was released on 23 April 2012.[4]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Guatemala 3 3 0 0 14 6 +8 9
 Panama 3 2 0 1 15 12 +3 6
 United States 3 1 0 2 6 9 -3 3
 Canada 3 0 0 3 10 18 -8 0


2 July 2012
18:00
United States  2 - 5  Panama
Perez Goal 15'
Chiles Goal 27'
Lasso Goal 6'14'15'39'
Alvarado Goal 40'

[5]


3 July 2012
18:00
Canada  2 - 3  United States
Xavier Goal 7'
Bennett Goal 30'
Healey Goal 17'
Pérez Goal 30'
Chiles Goal 33'

[6]

3 July 2012
20:00
Guatemala  5 - 2  Panama
Acevedo Goal 1'29'
De Leon Goal 14'27'
Estrada Goal 24'
Bello Goal 31'
Goodridge Goal 32'

[7]


4 July 2012
20:00
Guatemala  2 - 1  United States
Gonzalez Goal 4'
Aguilar Goal 34'
Stewart Goal 10'

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Costa Rica 3 2 1 0 13 6 +7 7
 Mexico 3 2 1 0 14 9 +5 7
 Cuba 3 1 0 2 12 7 +5 3
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3 0 0 3 5 22 -17 0



3 July 2012
10:00
Mexico  5 - 4  Saint Kitts and Nevis
Ramirez Vasquez Goal 7'
Cati Goal 17'
Angel Goal 19'35'
Gonzalez Goal 40'
Ramirez Vasquez Goal 7' (o.g.)
Lake Goal 9'
Nurse Goal 10'
Somersall Goal 19'

[8]

[9]


4 July 2012
12:00
Cuba  1 - 5  Mexico

Knockout stage[edit]

Semi-finals Final
6 July 2012 – Guatemala City
   Costa Rica  4  
   Panama  1  
 
8 July 2012 – Guatemala City
       Costa Rica  3
     Guatemala  2
Third place
6 July 2012 – Guatemala City 8 July 2012 – Guatemala City
   Guatemala  3    Panama (a.e.t.)  6
   Mexico  0      Mexico  4

Semi-finals[edit]


Third place play-off[edit]

Final[edit]

Winner[edit]

 2012 CONCACAF Champion 

Costa Rica
Second title

Final standing[edit]

Place Team
1  Costa Rica
2  Guatemala
3  Panama
4  Mexico
5  Cuba
6  United States
7  Canada
8  Saint Kitts and Nevis
Team qualified for the 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup

Top goalscorers[edit]

The top 10 scorers from the 2012 CONCACAF Futsal Championship are as follows:

Rank Name Country Goals
1 Miguel Lasso  Panama 6
2 Humberto Armando Escobar  Guatemala 5
3 Miguel Angel Limon  Mexico 4
Eduardo Morales  Cuba
5 Jorge Arias  Costa Rica 3
Jose Rafael Gonzalez  Guatemala
Oscar Hinks  Panama
Aaron Gerardo Jerez  Costa Rica
Yulier Olivera  Cuba
Matthew Rios  Canada

Source:[10]

References[edit]