United States national futsal team

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United States
Nickname(s) USMNT
Team USA
The Stars and Stripes
The Yanks
Association U.S. Soccer
Confederation CONCACAF
Head coach Keith Tozer
Asst coach Mark Litton
Vilmar Marques
FIFA code USA
FIFA ranking 46[1]
Home colours
First international
 Netherlands 4–1 United States 
(Budapest, Hungary; 18 November 1986)
Biggest win
 United States 10–0 Canada 
(Baltimore, Maryland, United States; 20 March 2002)
Biggest defeat
 Slovenia 14–0 United States 
(Koper, Slovenia; 27 January 2016)
World Cup
Appearances 5 (First in 1989)
Best result Med 2.png 2nd place, (1992)
North and Central American Futsal Championship
Appearances 5 (First in 1996)
Best result Med 1.png Champions, (1996, 2004)
World Cup
Appearances 4 (First in 1988)
Best result First Round, (1988, 1991, 1994, 1997)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances 1 (First in 2011)
Best result 16th place, (2011)

The United States national futsal team is the futsal team that represents the United States at international competitions. It is controlled by the United States Soccer Federation and affiliated with CONCACAF. The U.S. Futsal Federation was founded in 1981 and the first international futsal match played by the U.S. National Futsal Team was in May 1984 in Nanaimo, Canada where the United States won, 6–5. The first international futsal match in the United States was held in December, 1985, at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. The U.S. select team, defeated Australia, 9–5.

The U.S. golden period is in last 80s and early 90s when the team archived third-place at 1989 FIFA Futsal World Championship and runner-up at 1992 FIFA Futsal World Championship. After that, U.S. futsal has dropped down. Recently the team failed to qualify nearest 2 FIFA Futsal World Cup edition. They have also qualified for 5 CONCACAF Futsal Championships, winning twice, coming in third twice and once failing to advance past the group stage. In the nearest tournament in 2016, they did not advance past the qualification.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA Futsal World Cup[edit]

FIFA Futsal World Cup record
Year Round GP W D L GS GA
Netherlands Netherlands 1989 3rd place 8 6 1 1 24 11
Hong Kong Hong Kong 1992 2nd place 8 4 2 2 34 23
Spain Spain 1996 1st round 3 1 0 2 12 7
Guatemala Guatemala 2000 Did not qualify
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei 2004 2nd round 6 1 1 4 14 20
Brazil Brazil 2008 1st round 4 0 0 4 5 25
Thailand Thailand 2012 Did not qualify
Colombia Colombia 2016
Total 5/8 29 12 4 13 89 86

CONCACAF Futsal Championship[edit]

CONCACAF Futsal Championship record
Year Round GP W D L GS GA
Guatemala Guatemala 1996 Winners 4 3 0 1 21 12
Costa Rica Costa Rica 2000 3rd place 5 4 0 1 22 10
Costa Rica Costa Rica 2004 Winners 5 3 2 0 15 3
Guatemala Guatemala 2008 3rd place 5 3 1 1 19 11
Guatemala Guatemala 2012 1st round 3 1 0 2 6 9
Costa Rica Costa Rica 2016 Did not qualify
Total 5/6 23 15 3 5 83 42

Grand Prix de Futsal[edit]

  • 2005Did not enter
  • 2006Did not enter
  • 2007Did not enter
  • 2008Did not enter
  • 2009Did not enter
  • 2010Did not enter
  • 2011 – 16th place
  • 2013Did not enter
  • 2014Did not enter
  • 2015Did not enter
  • 2016TBD

Futsal Mundialito[edit]

  • 1994Did not enter
  • 1995 – 4th place
  • 1996 – 4th place
  • 1998Med 3.png 3rd place
  • 2001Did not enter
  • 2002Did not enter
  • 2006Did not enter
  • 2007Did not enter
  • 2008Did not enter

Futsal at the Pan American Games[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the squad that participated in the 2012 CONCACAF Futsal Championship in Guatemala from July 2 to 8, 2012.[2]

No. Pos. Player DoB (Age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Boris Pardo (1984-03-22) March 22, 1984 (age 33) Missouri Comets
2 FP Kraig Chiles (1984-05-14) May 14, 1984 (age 32) San Diego Sockers
3 FP Kevin Ten Eyck (1987-02-08) February 8, 1987 (age 30) Wichita B-52s
4 FP Bryan Pérez (1988-11-01) November 1, 1988 (age 28) Wichita Wings
5 FP Philip Suprise (1990-12-31) December 31, 1990 (age 26) Milwaukee Wave
6 FP Nelson Santana (1978-12-28) December 28, 1978 (age 38) Syracuse Silver Knights
7 FP Ptah Myers (1982-05-25) May 25, 1982 (age 34) Baltimore Blast
8 FP Bato Radoncic (1980-08-28) August 28, 1980 (age 36) Missouri Comets
9 FP Pat Healey (1985-12-20) December 20, 1985 (age 31) Baltimore Blast
10 FP Angel Rivillo (1978-07-25) July 25, 1978 (age 38) Wichita Wings
11 FP Matthew Stewart (Captain) (1976-09-17) September 17, 1976 (age 40) Milwaukee Wave
12 GK Danny Waltman (1981-09-19) September 19, 1981 (age 35) Missouri Comets
13 FP Machel Millwood (1979-06-28) June 28, 1979 (age 37) Baltimore Blast
14 FP Lucas Stauffer (1995-04-24) April 24, 1995 (age 21) Unattached

References[edit]