2005 CONCACAF and CONMEBOL Beach Soccer Championship

The 2005 CONCACAF and CONMEBOL Beach Soccer Championship, also known as the 2005 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup qualifiers for (CONCACAF and CONMEBOL), was the first beach soccer championship for the Americas, held in March 2005, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Hosts Brazil won the championship, beating Uruguay in the final, whilst the United States beat Argentina in the third place play off to finish third and fourth respectively. These nations moved on to play in the 2005 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Rio de Janeiro from May 8 to May 15.[1]

2005 CONCACAF and CONMEBOL Beach Soccer Championship
2005 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup qualifiers for (CONCACAF and CONMEBOL)
Tournament details
Host countryBrazil
Dates1–6 March 2005
Teams8 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (1st title)
Runners-up Uruguay
Third place United States
Fourth place Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored130 (8.13 per match)

Participating nationsEdit

CONCACAF:

CONMEBOL:

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pts Pld W L GF GA GD
  Brazil 9 3 3 0 40 6 +34
  United States 6 3 2 1 14 16 -2
  Canada 3 3 1 2 8 12 -4
  Mexico 0 3 0 3 6 34 -28
Brazil  11 – 2  United States



Canada  4 – 1  Mexico



United States  7 – 2  Mexico



Brazil  6 – 1  Canada



United States  5 – 3  Canada



Brazil  23 – 3  Mexico



Group BEdit

Team Pts Pld W L GF GA GD
  Uruguay 9 3 3 0 15 5 +8
  Argentina 6 3 2 1 8 7 +1
  Peru 3 3 1 2 13 14 -1
  Venezuela 0 3 0 3 5 15 -10
Uruguay  7 – 2  Peru



Argentina  3 – 0  Venezuela



Uruguay  4 – 2  Venezuela



Argentina  4 – 3  Peru



Uruguay  4 – 1  Argentina



Peru  8 – 3  Venezuela

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
4 March 2005
 
 
  Brazil2
 
5 March 2005
 
  Argentina0
 
  Brazil5
 
4 March 2005
 
  Uruguay2
 
  Uruguay5
 
 
  United States1
 
Third place
 
 
5 March 2005
 
 
  United States4
 
 
  Argentina2

WinnersEdit

 (2005) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Qualification
(CONCACAF and CONMBEOL) Winners: 
 
Brazil
First title

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
1   Brazil
2   Uruguay
3   United States
4   Argentina
5   Peru
6   Canada
7   Venezuela
8   Mexico

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2005 Americas Beach Soccer Tournament". Archived from the original on 2012-10-05. Retrieved 2011-11-06.