Argentina national beach soccer team

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Argentina
Nickname(s) La Albiceleste
Association Argentine Football Association
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Gustavo Casado
Captain Lucas Medero
Home stadium Ezeiza
FIFA code ARG
BSWW ranking 11


First colours


Second colours
World Cup
Appearances 8 no officials and 8 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (First in 2005)
Best result Fifth place: 2006, 2008, 2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
CONMEBOL Beach Soccer Championship
Appearances 8 (first in 2005)
Best result Winner (2013)
Website www.afa.org.ar

The Argentina national beach soccer team represents Argentina in international beach soccer competitions and is controlled by the AFA, the governing body for football in Argentina.

The Argentina national beach soccer team has qualified and participated in all eight FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tournaments and has been a Winner of The CONMEBOL Competition once and Runners-up twice.Argentina is ranked 10th in the FIFA World Rankings.

Current squad[edit]

Correct as of April 2015:[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 GK Marcelo Salgueiro
2 DF Jonathan Levi
3 DF Santiago Hilaire
8 MF Rodrigo Lopez
6 DF Luciano Franceschini
10 MF Federico Costas
No. Position Player
14 FW Lucas Medero
7 FW Federico Hilaire
9 FW Luciano Sirico
11 FW Cesar Leguizamon
4 MF Cristian Cuevas
12 GK Dardo Cortes

Current staff[edit]

  • Coach: Gustavo Casado
  • Technical Assistant: Esteban Pizzi
  • Head Delegation: Gustavo Lorenzo

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Record[edit]

Year Round Pos Pld W W
aet/pso
L GF GA GD
Brazil2005 Quarterfinals 8th 3 1 0 2 8 16 -8
Brazil2006 Quarterfinals 5th 4 3 0 1 11 9 +2
Brazil2007 Group stage 11th 3 1 0 2 9 9 -
France2008 Quarterfinals 5th 4 3 0 1 13 7 +6
United Arab Emirates2009 Group stage 9th 3 1 1 1 11 6 +5
Italy2011 Group stage 11th 3 1 0 2 6 10 -4
Tahiti2013 Quarterfinals 5th 4 2 0 2 18 17 +1
Portugal2015 Group stage 13th 3 1 0 2 9 14 -5
Total 8/8 - 27 13 1 13 85 89 -

Beach Soccer World Cup record[edit]

Year Round Pos Pld W W
aet/pso
L GF GA GD
Brazil 1995 Group stage 7th 3 1 0 2 4 6
Brazil 1996 Group stage 8th 3 0 0 3 5 12
Brazil 1997 Semifinalist 4th 5 2 0 3 14 33
Brazil 1998 Quarterfinals 8th 4 1 0 3 13 19
Brazil 1999 Did not qualify
Brazil 2000 Group stage 10th 3 0 0 3 9 10
Brazil 2001 Semifinalist 3rd 5 4 0 1 22 12
Brazil 2002 Group stage 8th 3 0 0 3 12 27
Brazil 2003 Did not qualify
Brazil 2004 Quarterfinals 7th 3 1 0 2 8 15
Total 8/10 - 30 10 0 20 84 125 -

Regional honours[edit]

Mundialito de Futebol de Praia[edit]

  • 3rd (3) 2006, 2008, 2010

Copa Latina[edit]

  • 2nd (1) 2006
  • 3rd (4) 1999, 2003, 2009, 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ Squad Archived 3 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]