2004 FIFA Futsal World Championship

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The 2004 FIFA Futsal World Championship was the fifth 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 21 November and 5 December 2004 in Chinese Taipei.[1] It was the first FIFA tournament held in the country and was the last to feature 16 teams.

2004 FIFA Futsal World Championship
FIFA Futsal World Championship Chinese Taipei 2004
2004年世界杯五人制足球錦標賽
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Tournament details
Host countryChinese Taipei
Dates21 November – 5 December
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Spain (2nd title)
Runners-up Italy
Third place Brazil
Fourth place Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played40
Goals scored237 (5.93 per match)
Attendance50,923 (1,273 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Falcão (13 goals)
Best player(s)Brazil Falcão
2000
2008

Spain won their second successive title, defeating Italy in the final.

Qualifying criteriaEdit

Qualified nationsEdit

Competition Date Venue Berths Qualified
Host Nation   1   Chinese Taipei
2004 AFC Futsal Championship 16–25 April 2004   Macau 3   Iran
  Thailand
  Japan
2004 African Futsal Championship 9 July – 3 September 2004 Home & away 1   Egypt
2004 CONCACAF Futsal Championship 23 July – 1 August 2004   Costa Rica 2   United States
  Cuba
2003 Copa América de Futsal 26 August – 1 September 2003   Paraguay 3   Paraguay
  Argentina
  Brazil
2004 Oceanian Futsal Championship 25–29 July 2004   Australia 1   Australia
UEFA preliminary competition November – December 2003 Groups 5   Ukraine
  Spain
  Czech Republic
  Italy
  Portugal
TOTAL 16 Field is finalized

VenuesEdit

NTU Gymnasium Linkou Gymnasium
City Taipei Linkou
Capacity 3,500 15,000

First roundEdit

(21 November-26 November)

Group AEdit

Group BEdit

Group CEdit

Group DEdit

Second roundEdit

(28 November-1 December)

Group EEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA Diff
  Italy 7 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4
  Spain 6 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3
  Portugal 4 3 1 1 1 9 7 +2
  Czech Republic 0 3 0 0 3 4 13 –9
Spain   2 - 0   Czech Republic
Italy   0 - 0   Portugal
Spain   2 - 3   Italy
Czech Republic   4 - 8   Portugal
Spain   3 - 1   Portugal
Czech Republic   0 - 3   Italy

Group FEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA Diff
  Brazil 9 3 3 0 0 16 7 +9
  Argentina 4 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
  Ukraine 4 3 1 1 1 4 7 –3
  United States 0 3 0 0 3 7 13 –6
Brazil   6 - 1   Ukraine
Argentina   2 - 1   United States
Brazil   2 - 1   Argentina
Ukraine   3 - 1   United States
Brazil   8 - 5   United States
Ukraine   0 - 0   Argentina

Final roundEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
3 December 2004 - Taipei
 
 
  Brazil2 (4)
 
5 December 2004 - Taipei
 
  Spain (PSO) 2 (5)
 
  Spain 2
 
3 December 2004 - Taipei
 
  Italy 1
 
  Argentina4
 
 
  Italy 7
 
Third place
 
 
5 December 2004 - Taipei
 
 
  Brazil 7
 
 
  Argentina 4

Semi-FinalsEdit

Brazil  2 – 2 (AET) (a.e.t.)  Spain
Pablo   26'
Simi   35'
Report   23' Andreu
  35' Marcelo
Penalties
Simi  
Euler  
Índio  
Falcão  
Schumacher  
Neto  
4–5   Kike
  Torras
  Julio
  Limones
  Javi Rodríguez
  Andreu
Attendance: 3400
Referee:   Nestor Valiente
Argentina  4 – 7  Italy
Sánchez   28'
Gimenez   34'40+1'
Wilhelm   35'
Report   2'12'35' Bácaro
  9' Fabiano
  32' Vicentini
  34' Foglia
  38' (o.g.) Giustozzi
Attendance: 3500
Referee:   Ibrahim Mohamed

Third Place MatchEdit

Brazil  7 – 4  Argentina
Falcão   1'6'12'
Schumacher   17'36'
Euler   18'
Índio   19'
Report   10'16' Sánchez
  29'30' Giustozzi
Attendance: 3500
Referee:   Pedro Galan

FinalEdit

Spain  2 – 1  Italy
Kike   24'
Marcelo   30'
Report   40' Zanetti
Attendance: 3500
Referee:   Juan Carlos Sciancalepore

ChampionsEdit

 FIFA Futsal World Championships 2004 Winners 
 
Spain
Second title

Top goalscorersEdit

The top 10 scorers from the 2004 FIFA Futsal World Cup are as follows:

Rank Name Country Goals
1 Falcão   Brazil 13
2 Índio   Brazil 10
3 Marcelo   Spain 9
4 Joel Queirós   Portugal 7
Leandro Simi   Brazil
6 Abou El Komsan   Egypt 6
Javi Rodríguez   Spain
8 Johnny Torres   United States 5
Michal Mareš   Czech Republic
Sandro Zanetti   Italy

Tournament rankingEdit

Rank Team
    Spain
    Italy
    Brazil
4   Argentina
5   Portugal
6   Ukraine
7   United States
8   Czech Republic
9   Egypt
10   Paraguay
11   Iran
12   Thailand
13   Japan
14   Cuba
15   Australia
16   Chinese Taipei

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA Futsal World Championship Chinese Taipei 2004 Technical Report and Statistics (PDF)

External linksEdit