2000 FIFA Futsal World Championship

The 2000 FIFA Futsal World Championship was the fourth 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 18 November and 3 December 2000 in Guatemala. It was the first FIFA tournament held in the country.

2000 FIFA Futsal World Championship
FIFA Futsal World Championship Guatemala 2000
Campeonato Mundial de fútbol sala de la FIFA 2000
2000 FIFA Futsal World Championship.jpg
Tournament details
Host countryGuatemala
Dates18 November – 3 December
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Spain (1st title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place Portugal
Fourth place Russia
Tournament statistics
Matches played40
Goals scored302 (7.55 per match)
Attendance224,038 (5,601 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Manoel Tobias (19 goals)
Best player(s)Brazil Manoel Tobias
1996
2004

Spain won the tournament, defeating Brazil in the final. They ended a streak of three straight championships by Brazil and also became the only nation other than the South Americans to win the title at that time.

Qualifying criteriaEdit

Qualified nationsEdit

Competition Date Venue Berths Qualified
Host Nation   1   Guatemala
2000 AFC Futsal Championship May 5–12, 2000   Thailand 3   Iran
  Thailand
  Kazakhstan
2000 African Futsal Championship April 16–21, 2000   Egypt 1   Egypt
2000 CONCACAF Futsal Championship July 20–29, 2000   Guatemala 2   Costa Rica
  Cuba
2000 South American Futsal Championship April 29 – May 7, 2000   Brazil 3   Uruguay
  Argentina
  Brazil
1999 Oceanian Futsal Championship August 21–28, 1999   Vanuatu 1   Australia
UEFA Preliminary Competition January 30 – March 5, 2000 Groups 5   Portugal
  Spain
  Russia
  Croatia
  Netherlands
TOTAL 16 Field is Finalized

VenuesEdit

Guatemala City
Domo Polideportivo de la CDAG
Capacity: 10,000
Gimnasio Nacional Teodoro Palacios Flores
Capacity: 8,000

SquadsEdit

Each nation submitted a squad of 14 players, including two or three goalkeepers.

First roundEdit

Group AEdit

(18 November - 23 November)

Group BEdit

(20 November - 23 November)

Group CEdit

(19 November - 23 November)

Group DEdit

(19 November - 23 November)

Second roundEdit

Group EEdit

(26 November - 29 November)

Group FEdit

(25 November - 28 November)

Final roundEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
1 December 2000 - Guatemala City
 
 
  Spain 3
 
3 December 2000 - Guatemala City
 
  Russia 2
 
  Spain 4
 
1 December 2000 - Guatemala City
 
  Brazil 3
 
  Brazil 8
 
 
  Portugal 0
 
Third place
 
 
3 December 2000 - Guatemala City
 
 
  Russia2
 
 
  Portugal 4

Semi-FinalsEdit

Spain  3–2  Russia
Report
Attendance: 7,128
Referee:   Francisco Salinas Ramirez
Brazil  8–0  Portugal
Report
Attendance: 7,128
Referee:   Félix Alberto Chavez

Third place matchEdit

Russia  2–4  Portugal
Report
Attendance: 7,568
Referee:   Pedro Galán Nieto

FinalEdit

Spain  4–3  Brazil
Daniel   2' (pen.)
Javi Sánchez   20'
Javi Rodríguez   36' (pen.),  39' (pen.)
Report   18' Anderson
  30' Manoel Tobías
  35' Vander
Attendance: 7,568
Referee:   Ivan Novak

ChampionsEdit

 FIFA Futsal World Championships 2000 Winners 
 
Spain
First title

Tournament rankingEdit

Rank Team
    Spain
    Brazil
    Portugal
4   Russia
5   Croatia
6   Egypt
7   Argentina
8   Netherlands
9   Uruguay
10   Iran
11   Costa Rica
12   Guatemala
13   Thailand
14   Kazakhstan
15   Australia
16   Cuba

External linksEdit