1992 FIFA Futsal World Championship

The 1992 FIFA Futsal World Championship was the second FIFA Futsal World Championship, the quadrennial international futsal championship contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It was held between 16 and 28 November 1992 in Hong Kong. It was the first FIFA tournament held in the country.

1992 FIFA Futsal World Championship
1992年世界室內五人足球錦標賽
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Tournament details
Host countryHong Kong
Dates16–28 November
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (2nd title)
Runners-up United States
Third place Spain
Fourth place Iran
Tournament statistics
Matches played40
Goals scored307 (7.68 per match)
Attendance50,300 (1,258 per match)
Top scorer(s)Iran Saeid Rajabi (17 goals)
Best player(s)Brazil Jorginho Pimentel
1989
1996

Brazil won the tournament for the second consecutive time.

Qualifying criteriaEdit

Qualified nationsEdit

Competition Date Venue Berths Qualified
Host Nation   1   Hong Kong
CAF Qualification   1   Nigeria
CONCACAF Qualification   2   United States
  Costa Rica
AFC Preliminary Competition May 1–3, 1992   Hong Kong 2   Iran
  China
1992 CONMEBOL Futsal Championship Jun 2–4, 1992   Brazil 3   Brazil
  Argentina
  Paraguay
1992 Oceanian Futsal Championship Jun 15–20, 1992   Australia 1   Australia
UEFA Preliminary Competition 1992   Italy
  Spain
6   Spain
  Poland
  Italy
  Russia
  Netherlands
  Yugoslavia 1
  Belgium
TOTAL 16 Field is Finalized
1 Qualified for the tournament, but was ejected due to the Yugoslav Wars.

VenuesEdit

Hong Kong
Hung Hom Tsim Sha Tsui
Hong Kong Coliseum
Capacity: 10,500
Kowloon Park Sports Center
Capacity: 500

SquadsEdit

Each nation submitted a squad of 12 players, including two goalkeepers.

OfficialsEdit

DrawEdit

The 16 teams were divided in four groups, each group with four teams.

First roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Argentina 3 3 0 0 11 5 +6 6
  Poland 3 2 0 1 11 9 +2 4
  Hong Kong 3 1 0 2 7 7 0 2
  Nigeria 3 0 0 3 7 15 −8 0
Poland  4–2  Hong Kong
Report
Attendance: 3,863
Referee:   Hernan Silva Arce
Argentina  6–2  Nigeria
Report
Attendance: 3,863

Argentina  2–1  Hong Kong
Report
Attendance: 3,184
Referee:   Kenneth Wallace
Poland  5–4  Nigeria
Report
Attendance: 256
Referee:   Juan Ansuátegui Roca

Hong Kong  4–1  Nigeria
Report
Attendance: 2,390
Referee:   Manoel Serapiao Filha
Argentina  3–2  Poland
Report

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iran 3 2 0 1 18 13 +5 4
  Netherlands 3 2 0 1 7 7 0 4
  Italy 3 1 0 2 15 16 −1 2
  Paraguay 3 1 0 2 14 18 −4 2
Netherlands  2–1  Iran
Report
Attendance: 2,100
Referee:   Manoel Serapiao Filha
Italy  7–5  Paraguay
Report
Attendance: 206
Referee:   Carlos Silva Valente

Iran  7–5  Italy
Report
Attendance: 1,482
Referee:   Hernán Silva Arce
Paraguay  3–1  Netherlands
Report

Netherlands  4–3  Italy
Report
Attendance: 2,390
Referee:   Václav Krondl
Iran  10–6  Paraguay
Report
Attendance: 252
Referee:   Juan Ansuátegui Roca

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 3 3 0 0 23 1 +22 6
  Belgium 3 2 0 1 8 8 0 4
  Australia 3 1 0 2 9 11 −2 2
  Costa Rica 3 0 0 3 9 29 −20 0
Brazil  3–0  Australia
Report
Attendance: 2,100
Referee:   László Vágner
Belgium  6–2  Costa Rica
Report
Attendance: 206
Referee:   Hossein Asgari

Brazil  15–1  Costa Rica
Report
Attendance: 567
Referee:   Václav Krondl
Belgium  2–1  Australia
Report
Attendance: 567
Referee:   Ali Hussein Mousa

Australia  8–6  Costa Rica
Report
Attendance: 226
Referee:   Samuel Chan Yam Ming
Brazil  5–0  Belgium
Report
Attendance: 1,749
Referee:   Kenneth Wallace

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Spain 3 2 1 0 18 15 +3 5
  United States 3 2 0 1 18 9 +9 4
  Russia 3 1 1 1 20 16 +4 3
  China 3 0 0 3 7 23 −16 0
Spain  6–5  China
Report
Attendance: 3,184
Referee:   Sabino Farina Céspedes
United States  8–3  Russia
Report
Attendance: 256
Referee:   Samuel Chan Yam Ming

Russia  10–1  China
Report
Attendance: 1,245
Referee:   Jorge G. Cantillano Castro
Spain  5–3  United States
Report
Attendance: 1,245
Referee:   Hossein Asgari

Spain  7–7  Russia
Report
Attendance: 226
Referee:   Ali Hussein Mousa
United States  7–1  China
Report
Attendance: 1,749
Referee:   Sabino Farina Céspedes

Second roundEdit

Group EEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 3 2 1 0 13 4 +9 5
  United States 3 1 2 0 11 8 +3 4
  Netherlands 3 1 1 1 8 10 −2 3
  Argentina 3 0 0 3 5 15 −10 0
Brazil  2–2  United States
Report
Attendance: 2,769
Referee:   Hossein Asgari
Netherlands  4–1  Argentina
Report
Attendance: 2,769
Referee:   Kenneth Wallace

Brazil  5–1  Argentina
Report
Attendance: 328
Referee:   Carlos Silva Valente
United States  3–3  Netherlands
Report
Attendance: 328
Referee:   Juan Ansuátegui Roca

United States  6–3  Argentina
Report
Attendance: 3,394
Referee:   Juan Ansuátegui Roca
Brazil  6–1  Netherlands
Report
Attendance: 191
Referee:   Hossein Asgari

Group FEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iran 3 3 0 0 10 4 +6 6
  Spain 3 2 0 1 14 10 +4 4
  Belgium 3 1 0 2 9 10 −1 2
  Poland 3 0 0 3 4 13 −9 0
Iran  2–0  Poland
Report
Attendance: 148
Referee:   Hernán Silva Arce
Spain  5–3  Belgium
Report
Attendance: 148
Referee:   Sabino Farina Céspedes

Iran  4–2  Spain
Report
Attendance: 2,180
Referee:   László Vágner
Belgium  4–1  Poland
Report
Attendance: 2,180
Referee:   Manoel Filha Serapiao

Iran  4–2  Belgium
Report
Attendance: 3,394
Referee:   Sabino Farina Céspedes
Spain  7–3  Poland
Report
Attendance: 191
Referee:   Samuel Chan Yam Ming

Third RoundEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
27 November 1992
 
 
  Brazil4
 
28 November 1992
 
  Spain1
 
  Brazil4
 
27 November 1992
 
  United States1
 
  Iran2
 
 
  United States4
 
Third place
 
 
28 November 1992
 
 
  Spain 9
 
 
  Iran6

SemifinalsEdit

Brazil  4–1  Spain
Report
Attendance: 5,744
Referee:   Hernan Silva Arce
Iran  2–4  United States
Report
Attendance: 5,744
Referee:   Carlos Silva Valente

Third PlaceEdit

Iran  6–9  Spain
Report
Attendance: 10,466
Referee:   Kenneth Wallace

FinalEdit

Brazil  4–1  United States
Report
Attendance: 10,466
Referee:   Sabino Farina Cespedes

ChampionsEdit

 FIFA Futsal World Championships 1992 Winners 
 
Brazil
Second title

AwardsEdit

Golden Ball winner
  Jorginho
Golden Shoe winner
  Saeid Rajabi
Silver Shoe winner
  Konstantin Eremenko
Bronze Shoe winner
  Alvaro
FIFA Fair Play Trophy
  United States

Tournament rankingEdit

Rank Team
    Brazil
    United States
    Spain
4   Iran
5   Netherlands
6   Belgium
7   Argentina
8   Poland
9   Russia
10   Hong Kong
11   Italy
12   Australia
13   Paraguay
14   Nigeria
15   China
16   Costa Rica

External linksEdit