2008 South American Beach Soccer Championship
The 2008 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup CONMEBOL qualifier, also later and commonly known as the 2008 South American Beach Soccer Championship, was the second Beach Soccer World Cup qualification championship for South America, held from April 23–27 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
|2008 South American Beach Soccer Championship|
|Dates||23 April - 27 April 2008|
|Teams||7 (from 1 confederation)|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions||Brazil (2nd title)|
|Goals scored||118 (9.08 per match)|
The qualifiers were not coordinated by CONMEBOL at the time. The event was organised by Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW), under the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Qualifier title. CONMEBOL began recognising the tournaments in 2013, under the title South American Beach Soccer Championship, also acknowledging the 2006–11 events as historic editions of the championship. CONMEBOL eventually began organising the qualifiers in 2017, under a new title.
Brazil won the championship for a second consecutive time, with Argentina finishing second and Uruguay winning the third place play of to finish third. The three nations moved on to play in the 2008 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Marseille, France, from July 17–27.
|B2||Uruguay||3||3rd/4th Place match|
Third Place Play OffEdit
| (2008) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup|
Qualification (CONMEBOL) Winners:
- Gaich, Rémi (11 January 2016). BSWW competitions / National teams. Barcelona: Beach Soccer Worldwide. p. 15.
- "FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2006 - Qualifier (Conmebol)". Beach Soccer Worldwide. Archived from the original on 2017-08-22.
- "Sudamericano de Fútbol Playa" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 2013. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
- "FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2008".