2004 CONCACAF Futsal Championship

The 2004 CONCACAF Futsal Championship was the 3rd edition of the CONCACAF Futsal Championship, the quadrennial international futsal championship organised by CONCACAF for the men's national teams of the North, Central American and Caribbean region. The tournament was held in Heredia, Costa Rica between 23 July–1 August 2004.[1] A total of eight teams played in the tournament.

2004 CONCACAF Futsal Championship
Campeonato de Futsal de CONCACAF 2016
Tournament details
Host country Costa Rica
CityHeredia
Dates23 July–1 August 2004
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions United States (2nd title)
Runners-up Cuba
Third place Costa Rica
Fourth place Mexico
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored127 (7.94 per match)
Attendance10,882 (680 per match)
Top scorer(s)Costa Rica Jefrid Ruiz (8 goals)
Best player(s)Cuba Juan Portal
Best goalkeeperUnited States Brett Phillips
Fair play award United States
2000
2008

Same as previous editions, the tournament acted as the CONCACAF qualifiers for the FIFA Futsal World Cup. The top two teams of the tournament qualified for the 2004 FIFA Futsal World Championship in Chinese Taipei as the CONCACAF representatives.[2]

QualificationEdit

Qualified teamsEdit

The following eight teams qualified for the final tournament.

Team Qualification Appearance Previous best performances Previous FIFA Futsal World Cup appearances
North American Zone (NAFU) qualified through North / Central American qualifying play-off
  Mexico Play-off winner 3rd Third place (1996) 0
  United States Play-off winner 3rd Winners (1996) 3
Central American Zone (UNCAF) qualified through North / Central American qualifying play-off
  Costa Rica Hosts 3rd Winners (2000) 2
  Panama Play-off winner 1st 0
Caribbean Zone (CFU) qualified through Caribbean qualifying tournament
  Trinidad and Tobago Winners 1st 0
  Guyana Runners-up 1st 0
  Suriname Third place 2nd Group stage (2000) 0
  Cuba Automatic 3rd Runners-up (1996, 2000) 1

VenuesEdit

The matches were played at the Palacio de los Deportes in Heredia.

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

The top two teams of each group advanced to the semi-finals. The semi-final winners qualified for the 2004 FIFA Futsal World Championship. The teams were ranked according to points (3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss). If tied on points, tiebreakers would be applied in the following order:

  1. Goal difference in all group matches;
  2. Greatest number of goals scored in all group matches;
  3. Greatest number of points obtained in the group matches between the teams concerned;
  4. Goal difference resulting from the group matches between the teams concerned;
  5. Greater number of goals scored in all group matches between the teams concerned;
  6. Drawing of lots.

All times were local, CST (UTC−6).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Costa Rica 3 3 0 0 23 2 +21 9 Knockout stage
2   Mexico 3 2 0 1 12 13 −1 6
3   Trinidad and Tobago 3 1 0 2 12 16 −4 3
4   Suriname 3 0 0 3 10 26 −16 0
Source: RSSSF
23 July 2004 Mexico   6–4   Trinidad and Tobago Heredia, Costa Rica
Contreras   12'   24'
Montiel   14'
Olvera   22'
López   29'
Huerta   39'
  6'   40' Balthazar
  16' Small
  21' James
Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 100
Referee: Carlos del Cid (GUA)
23 July 2004 Costa Rica   13–1   Suriname Heredia, Costa Rica
Jú. Rodríguez   13'   15'
Montoya   16'   27'   37'
Carvajal   18'
Chávez   19'   38'
Ruiz   22'   24'
Jo. Rodríguez   23'
Barrantes   39'   40'
  33' Feller Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 750
Referee: Terry Mashino (USA)

25 July 2004 Suriname   5–6   Mexico Heredia, Costa Rica
Derby   23'
Brandon   23'
Doesburg   35'
Zebeda   36'
Feller   40'
  1' Contreras
  15' Ramírez
  16' Castañeda
  18' López
  29' Huerta
  35' Montiel
Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 700
Referee: Antonio Álvarez (CUB)
25 July 2004 Costa Rica   6–1   Trinidad and Tobago Heredia, Costa Rica
Montoya   3'
Vindas   30'
Chávez   34'
Rodríguez   35'
Ruiz   36'
Arce   38'
  38' Lee Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 700
Referee: Donald Campos (NCA)

27 July 2004 Trinidad and Tobago   7–4   Suriname Heredia, Costa Rica
Balthazar   17'   18'
Olliverra   21'
James   28'
Joseph   30'
Small   36'
Lee   38'
  3'   35'   37' Brandon
  34' Zebeda
Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 350
Referee: Roy McArthur (GUY)
27 July 2004 Costa Rica   4–0   Mexico Heredia, Costa Rica
Ruiz   10'
Carvaja   28'
Arce   30'
Barrantes   38'
Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 1,980
Referee: Ricardo Díaz (PAN)

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Cuba 3 2 1 0 13 4 +9 7 Knockout stage
2   United States 3 1 2 0 9 3 +6 5
3   Panama 3 1 1 1 10 7 +3 4
4   Guyana 3 0 0 3 6 24 −18 0
Source: RSSSF
24 July 2004 United States   2–2   Panama Heredia, Costa Rica
Howes   26'
Shanker   32'
  20'   32' Rangel Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 103
Referee: Emilio Dongu (MEX)
24 July 2004 Guyana   3–10   Cuba Heredia, Costa Rica
Bentick   10'
Grant   25'
Nassy   40'
  2'   33'   37' Saname
  8'   11' Díaz
  12'   36' Guerra
  13' Morales
  26' Serrano
  38' Chapman
Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 103
Referee: Jorge Ruiz (CRC)

26 July 2004 United States   6–0   Guyana Heredia, Costa Rica
Shanker   20'
Dusosky   22'   23'
White   27'   35'
Gustaferro   28' (pen.)
Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 45
Referee: Víctor Prendas (CRC)
26 July 2004 Cuba   2–0   Panama Heredia, Costa Rica
Serrano   18'   26' Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 95
Referee: Ernest Richardson (GRN)

28 July 2004 Panama   8–3   Guyana Heredia, Costa Rica
Rangel   5'   33'   35'
Williams   7'
Alvarado   25'
Smith   28'   35'
Murillo   38'
  15' Douglas
  28' Hayde
  37' Waterton
Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 53
Referee: Emilio Dongu (MEX)
28 July 2004 Cuba   1–1   United States Heredia, Costa Rica
Morales   7'   30' (pen.) Gustaferro Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 71
Referee: Jorge Ruiz (CRC)

Knockout stageEdit

In the knockout stage, extra time and penalty shoot-out would be used to decide the winner if necessary.

BracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
30 July – Heredia
 
 
  Costa Rica0
 
1 August – Heredia
 
  United States4
 
  United States2
 
30 July – Heredia
 
  Cuba0
 
  Cuba5
 
 
  Mexico4
 
Third place
 
 
1 August – Heredia
 
 
  Costa Rica12
 
 
  Mexico5

Semi-finalsEdit

30 July 2004 Cuba   5–4   Mexico Heredia, Costa Rica
Morales   2'
Guerra   2'
Díaz   10'   14' (pen.)   39' (pen.)
  3' Huerta
  11' Contreras
  35' Ramírez
  38' Castañeda
Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 2,741
Referee: John Konstantinidis (USA)
30 July 2004 Costa Rica   0–4   United States Heredia, Costa Rica
  9' (pen.) Gustaferro
  26'   38' Howes
  40' Shanker
Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 2,741
Referee: Vladimir Goitisolo (CUB)

Third place playoffEdit

1 August 2004 Costa Rica   12–5   Mexico Heredia, Costa Rica
Rodríguez   4'   11'   18'
Chávez   12'   13'
Ruiz   19'   24'   34'   35'
Montoya   21'
Vindas   33'   38'
  22' López
  23' Huerta
  27'   31' Olvera
  36' Ramírez
Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 175
Referee: Ricardo Díaz (PAN)

FinalEdit

1 August 2004 Cuba   0–2   United States Heredia, Costa Rica
  20' Howes
  26' D'Ambra
Stadium: Palacio de los Deportes
Attendance: 175
Referee: Ernest Richardson (GRN)

WinnerEdit

 2004 CONCACAF Futsal Championship 
 
United States
Second title

Final rankingEdit

Teams qualified for the 2004 FIFA Futsal World Championship
Rank Team
    United States
    Cuba
    Costa Rica
4   Mexico
5   Panama
6   Trinidad and Tobago
7   Suriname
8   Guyana

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "North and Central American Futsal Championship 2004". RSSSF.com. 25 September 2004.
  2. ^ "Technical Report and Statistics" (PDF). FIFA.com. 5 December 2004. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 20, 2011.

External linksEdit