2006 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship

The 2006 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship, also known as the 2006 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup qualifiers for (CONCACAF), was the first beach soccer championship for CONCACAF, held in September 2006, in Puntarenas, Costa Rica. The USA won the championship, with Canada finishing second. The two moved on to play in the 2006 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from November 2 - November 12.

2006 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship
2006 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup qualification (CONCACAF)
Tournament details
Host countryCosta Rica
Dates13 September - 17 September 2006
Teams5 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 Hotel Punta Leona (in 1 Garabito host cities)
Final positions
Champions United States (1st title)
Runners-up Canada
Third place Costa Rica
Fourth place Mexico
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored83 (8.3 per match)
Top scorer(s)Mexico Ricardo Villalobos
Best player(s)United States Francis Farberoff
2005
2007

Competing nationsEdit

MatchesEdit

Day 1Edit

Canada  0–3  United States
Report Brendon Taguinod 9'
Yuri Morales 28'
Zak Ibsen 35'
Punta Leona, Puntarenas
Attendance: 950
Referee: Antonio Buaiz (Brazil)

Costa Rica  8–6  Jamaica
Danny Jonson 3', 11', 23'
Roy Myers 21'
Hans Morales 22'
Jeffrey Chavarria 25', 29'
Christian Ovares 34'
Report Gerald Neil 13'
Derrick Planter 14'
Dwen Wanliss 16'
Gregory Simpson 20'
Shawn Hunter 22'
Andre Reid 23'
Punta Leona, Puntarenas
Attendance: 950
Referee: Juan Marcelo Rodriguez (Argentina)

Day 2Edit

United States  5–2  Jamaica
Yuri Morales 1', 2'
Benyam Astorga 5'
Anthony Chimienti 13'
Ronald Silva 19'
Report Shaun Hunter 9'
Gregory Simpson 23'
Punta Leona, Puntarenas
Attendance: 950
Referee: Erick Chavarra (Costa Rica)

Mexico  4–6  Canada
Jesus Lopez 5'
Ricardo Villalobos 15', 31', 32'
Report Eric Munoz 2', 30'
Sipho Sibiya 4'
Paul Manji Dhaliwal 7'
Ian Carlos Díaz 9'
Jason Miniaci 35'
Punta Leona, Puntarenas
Attendance: 950
Referee: Kiarash Dehpanan (USA)

Day 3Edit

Jamaica  3–7  Canada
Andre Reid 8'
Gerald Neil 19', 28'
Report Kyle Yamada 1', 11', 25'
Ian Carlos Díaz 5', 32'
Chris Lemire 23'
Damir Daco Jesic 31'
Punta Leona, Puntarenas
Attendance: 950
Referee: Jorge Gasso(Mexico)

Costa Rica  4–4
1-0 (pen.)
  Mexico
Danny Jhonson 20'
Jeffrey Chavarria 22'
Hans Morales 22'
Andres Villegas 35'
Report Jose Fernando Dávila 13'
Jose Luís Navarrete 18'
Antonio González 31'
Jesús López 36'
Punta Leona, Puntarenas
Attendance: 1000
Referee: Antonio Buaiz (Brazil)

Day 4Edit

United States  7–4  Mexico
Benyam Astorga 1'
Zak Ibsen 12'
Francis Farberoff 18'
Anthony Chimienti 20'
Raphael Xexeo 22'
Yuri Morales 26', 27'
Report[permanent dead link] Jesús López 7'
Ricardo Villalobos 13', 31'
Genoni Martinez 28'
Punta Leona, Puntarenas
Attendance: 547
Referee: Nelson Bonilla (Costa Rica)

Costa Rica  4–6  Canada
Jeffrey Chavarria 11', 21'
Ron Myers 20'
Jose Calvo 28'
Report[permanent dead link] Sipho Sibiya 1'
Kyt Selaidopoulos 18', 27'
Damir Deco Jesic 21'
Kyle Yamada 28'
Ian Carlos Díaz 30'
Punta Leona, Puntarenas
Attendance: 547
Referee: Antonio Buaiz (Brazil)

Day 5Edit

Mexico  3–2  Jamaica
Ricardo Villalobos 1', 13'
Antonio González 10'
Report Gregory Simpson 21'
Gerald Neil 21'
Punta Leona, Puntarenas
Attendance: 950
Referee: Kiarash Dehpanan (USA)

Costa Rica  3–2  United States
Andrés Villegas 19'
Roy Myers 25'
Wilberth Mora 31'
Report Anthony Chimienti 13'
Ronald Silva 31'
Punta Leona, Puntarenas
Attendance: 950
Referee: Jorge Gasso (Mexico)

Final standingsEdit

Team Pts Pld W L GF GA GD
  United States 9 4 3 1 17 10 +7
  Canada 9 4 3 1 19 14 +5
  Costa Rica 8 4 3 1 19 18 +1
  Mexico 3 4 1 3 15 19 -4
  Jamaica 0 4 0 4 13 23 -10

WinnersEdit

 (2006) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
Qualification (CONCACAF) Winners: 
 
United States
First title

AwardsEdit

Best Player (MVP)
  Francis Farberoff
Top Scorer
  Ricardo Villalobos
Best Goalkeeper
  Jim Larkin
FIFA Fair Play Award
  Canada

External linksEdit