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1989 FIFA Futsal World Championship

The 1989 FIFA Futsal World Championship was held in the Netherlands and won by Brazil. It was the first world championship held under the aegis of football's world governing body.

1989 FIFA Futsal World Championship
FIFA Wereldkampioenschap Futsal 1989
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Tournament details
Host countryNetherlands
Dates5–15 January
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (1st title)
Runners-up Netherlands
Third place United States
Fourth place Belgium
Tournament statistics
Matches played40
Goals scored221 (5.53 per match)
Attendance86,500 (2,163 per match)
Top scorer(s)Hungary Laszlo Zsadanyi (7 goals)
Best player(s)Netherlands Victor Hermans
1992

ParticipantsEdit

 
Participants

16 countries were invited to participate to the tournament. 6 from Europe, 3 from South America, 2 from North America, Africa and Asia respectively and 1 from Oceania.

Confederation Berths Qualified
Africa 2   Algeria
  Zimbabwe
Asia 2   Japan
  Saudi Arabia
Europe 6   Belgium
  Denmark
  Hungary
  Italy
  Netherlands
  Spain
North America 2   Canada
  United States
South America 3   Argentina
  Brazil
  Paraguay
Oceania 1   Australia
TOTAL 16 Field is Finalized

VenuesEdit

Holland has many hundreds of sports halls. The KNVB's organizing committee has picked five of the largest and most attractive as the venues for the 1st FIFA World Championship for Five-A-Side Football.[1]

Amsterdam Arnhem Leeuwarden Rotterdam 's-Hertogenbosch
Sporthallen Zuid Rijnhal Sporthal Kalverdijkje Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis Maaspoort Sports and Events
3,500 6,500 4,000 7,000 3,500

SquadsEdit

Round 1Edit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Netherlands 3 2 1 0 10 5 +5 5
  Paraguay 3 1 2 0 9 4 +5 4
  Denmark 3 1 1 1 12 10 +2 3
  Algeria 3 0 0 3 5 17 -12 0
Netherlands  4–2  Denmark
Faber   12'33'
Tielens   40+3'
Hermans   40+10'
Report Olsen   28'
Joergensen   40' (pen.)
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Hernan Silva Arce (Chile)
Paraguay  5–0  Algeria
Alcaraz   8'20'
Sanchez   11'40'
Ruiz-Diaz   20'
Report
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Pierre Meysman (Belgium)

Denmark  2–2  Paraguay
Olsen   30'
Laudrup   40+3'
Report Jara   20'
Espineda   32'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Laszlo Molnar (Hungary)
Netherlands  4–1  Algeria
Foree   2'
Seintner   17'
Loosveld   20'25'
Report Dahnoune   25'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Antonio Evangelista (Canada)

Denmark  8–4  Algeria
Laudrup   20'48'49'
Joergensen   23'
Johansen   32'
Olsen   33'47'
Moeller Nielsen   45'
Report Lounici   22'35'50'
Belloumi   34'
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Julio C. Salas (United States)
Netherlands  2–2  Paraguay
Seintner   16'
Faber   44'
Report Sanchez   5'
Jara   30'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Emilio Soriano Aladren (Spain)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 3 2 0 1 14 4 +10 4
  Hungary 3 2 0 1 17 9 +8 4
  Spain 3 2 0 1 14 9 +5 4
  Saudi Arabia 3 0 0 3 4 27 -23 0
Hungary  3–2  Brazil
Borostyan   18'
Rozsa   34'
Zsadanyi   39'
Report Toca   9'
Atila   13'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Alexis Ponnet (Belgium)
Saudi Arabia  2–8  Spain
Al-Temyat   5'
Abu Humoud   20'
Report Valencia   4'7'
Bonilla   10'
Gonzalez   16'
Armora   18'31'
Ferre   29'35'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Luigi Agnolin (Italy)

Brazil  8–0  Saudi Arabia
Raul   8'
Toca   11'29'
Gilson   15'
Benatti   37'50'
Atila   44'
Neimar   48'
Report
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: William N. M. Crombie (Scotland)
Hungary  3–5  Spain
Zsadanyi   13'
Mozner   36'
Rozsa   46'
Report Valencia   15'
Armora   24'
Iglesias   35'40'
Navarro   45'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Christiaan Van der Laar (Netherlands)

Hungary  11–2  Saudi Arabia
Zsadanyi   1'7'40'41' (pen.)
Borostyan   3'6'12'
Olajos   13'31'
Qiriko   44'
Report Al-Behair   34'
Al-Temyat   39'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Abel Gnecco (Argentina)
Brazil  4–1  Spain
Raul   15'
Benatti   18'
Marquinhos   33'42'
Report Bonilla   29'
Attendance: 3,100
Referee: Juan Francisco Escobar (Paraguay)

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Belgium 3 3 0 0 8 1 +7 6
  Argentina 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 4
  Canada 3 1 0 2 7 7 0 2
  Japan 3 0 0 3 3 11 -8 0
Japan  0–3  Belgium
Report Janssen   20'
Schreurs   27'
Papanicolaou   42'
Attendance: 200
Referee: Juan Francisco Escobar (Paraguay)
Canada  1–3  Argentina
Fitzgerald   42' Report Hidalgo   8'49'
Lozano   16'
Attendance: 1,200
Referee: J. Oortman (Netherlands)

Belgium  2–0  Canada
Maes   7'
Schreurs   22'
Report
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Hernan Silva Arce (Chile)
Japan  1–2  Argentina
Yato   39' Report Hidalgo   7' (pen.)
Lozano   19'
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: J. Andreu Dubon (Spain)

Japan  2–6  Canada
Kitazawa   12'28' Report Ianiero   1'
Nocita   18'
Fitzgerald   31'
Berdusco   41'
Sarantopoulos   43'
Bunbury   48'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Pierluigi Pairetto (Italy)
Belgium  3–1  Argentina
Schreurs   12'
Fostier   38'
Beyers   50'
Report Alvarez   35'
Attendance: 3,100
Referee: William N. M. Crombie (Scotland)

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  United States 3 2 1 0 10 3 +7 5
  Italy 3 2 0 1 12 6 +6 4
  Australia 3 1 1 1 6 8 -2 3
  Zimbabwe 3 0 0 3 3 14 -11 0
Italy  5–1  Zimbabwe
Albanesi   8'
Famà   20'30'
de Simoni   25'
Albani   27'
Report Kambani   44'
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: T. Van der Meer (Netherlands)
United States  1–1  Australia
Eichmann   33' (pen.) Report Crino   50'
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Emilio Soriano Aladren (Spain)

Zimbabwe  1–5  United States
Munemo   39' Report Murray   7'
Vermes   22'46'
Windischmann   25' (pen.)
Ramos   28'
Attendance: 500
Referee: Kim Milton Nielsen (Denmark)
Italy  6–1  Australia
Albani   9' (pen.)29'
Famà   15'
Minicucci   20'
Albanesi   33'
Roma   49'
Report Crino   28' (pen.)
Attendance: 500
Referee: Romualdo Arppi Filho (Brazil)

Zimbabwe  1–4  Australia
Munemo   50' Report Trimboli   25'49'
Odžakov   46'
Davidson   47'
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Alexis Ponnet (Belgium)
Italy  1–4  United States
Filippini   44' Report Lachowecki   13'
Gabarra   21'40' (pen.)
Goulet   49'
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Christiaan Van der Laar (Netherlands)

Round 2Edit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Belgium 3 2 1 0 9 4 +5 5
  Netherlands 3 1 1 1 8 6 +2 3
  Hungary 3 0 2 1 6 8 -2 2
  Italy 3 1 0 2 5 10 -5 2
Netherlands  3–3  Hungary
Bakker   1'
Hermans   1'7'
Report Rozsa   6'
Borostyan   29'
Qiriko   43'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: William N. M. Crombie (Scotland)
Belgium  5–1  Italy
Fostier   4'43'
Beyers   11'
Papanicolaou   28'49'
Report Famà   15'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Emilio Soriano Aladren (Spain)

Hungary  2–2  Belgium
Rozsa   28'39' Report Maes   4'
Hernalsteen   40'
Attendance: 800
Referee: Romualdo Arppi Filho (Brazil)
Netherlands  4–1  Italy
Hermans   21'
Bakker   24'
Demandt   38'
Loosveld   49'
Report Minicucci   2'
Attendance: 1,700
Referee: Juan Francisco Escobar (Paraguay)

Netherlands  1–2  Belgium
Loosveld   7' Report Schreurs   6'26'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: William N. M. Crombie (Scotland)
Hungary  1–3  Italy
Borostyan   6' Report Roma   7'
Albani   18'
Famà   27'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Hernan Silva Arce (Chile)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  United States 3 3 0 0 10 4 +6 6
  Brazil 3 2 0 1 14 9 +5 4
  Paraguay 3 1 0 2 5 10 -5 2
  Argentina 3 0 0 3 7 13 -6 0
Brazil  5–1  Paraguay
Atila   10'20+5'
Benatti   14'
Neimar   40'
Adílio   40+10'
Report Jara   35'
Attendance: 500
Referee: Kim Milton Nielsen (Denmark)
United States  3–1  Argentina
Vermes   33'
Ramos   44'
Visnyei   40+6'
Report Ávalos   8'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Luigi Agnolin (Italy)

Paraguay  0–2  United States
Report Vermes   7'
Gabarra   50'
Attendance: 1,700
Referee: Hernan Silva Arce (Chile)
Brazil  6–3  Argentina
Toca   7'42'
Marquinhos   13'
Adílio   36'
Carlos Alberto   44'
Dirceu   47'
Report Castaneira   39'
Hidalgo   45' (pen.)
Valarin   50' (pen.)
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Alexis Ponnet (Belgium)

Brazil  3–5  United States
Raul   39' (pen.)
Dirceu   47'
Neimar   48'
Report Lawson   7'
Ramos   15'
Gabarra   27'
Goulet   40'
Eichmann   46'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Antonio Evangelista (Canada)
Paraguay  4–3  Argentina
Flor   14'
López   26'
Sanchez   35'
Ruiz-Diaz   39'
Report Avalos   18'23'30'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: J. Oortman (Netherlands)

Final roundEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
14 January 1989 - Rotterdam
 
 
  Belgium3 (3)
 
15 January 1989 - Rotterdam
 
  Brazil (PSO) 3 (5)
 
  Brazil2
 
14 January 1989 - Rotterdam
 
  Netherlands 1
 
  United States1
 
 
  Netherlands 2
 
Third place
 
 
15 January 1989 - Rotterdam
 
 
  Belgium2
 
 
  United States (AET) 3

Semi-finalsEdit

Belgium  3 – 3 (AET) (a.e.t.)  Brazil
Reul   16'
Schreurs   54'
Maes   57'
Report Raul   41'
Cadinho   53'
Benatti   56'
Penalties
Beyers  
Papanicolaou  
Lamotte  
Schreurs  
3 – 5   Raul
  Marquinhos
  Benatti
  Carlos Alberto
  Serginho
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Laszlo Molnar (Hungary)

United States  1 – 2  Netherlands
Gabarra   33' Report Hermans   23'   26'

3rd PlaceEdit

Belgium  2 – 3 (AET)  United States
Maes   15'   25' Report Vermes   8'   59'
Windischmann   43'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Hernan Silva Arce (Chile)

FinalEdit

Brazil  2 – 1  Netherlands
Benatti   10'
Raul   46'
Report Loosveld   43'

ChampionsEdit

 FIFA Futsal World Championships 1989 Winners 
 
Brazil
First title

AwardsEdit

Golden Ball winner
  Victor Hermans
Golden Shoe winner
  Laszlo Zsadanyi
Silver Shoe winner
  Benatti
Bronze Shoe winner
  Rudi Schreurs
  Mihaly Borostyan
  Victor Hermans
FIFA Fair Play Trophy
  United States

GoalscorersEdit

7 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Tournament rankingEdit

Rank Team
    Brazil
    Netherlands
    United States
4   Belgium
5   Italy
6   Paraguay
7   Hungary
8   Argentina
9   Spain
10   Denmark
11   Australia
12   Canada
13   Japan
14   Zimbabwe
15   Algeria
16   Saudi Arabia

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit