2008 Copa América de Futsal

The 2008 Copa América de Futsal was the 9th edition under FIFA rules, 20th edition of the main international futsal tournament of the South America region. It took place in Montevideo, Uruguay from 23 June to 28 June 2008.

2008 Copa América de Futsal
Tournament details
Host countryUruguay
Dates23–28 June 2008
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (18th title)
Runners-up Uruguay
Third place Argentina
Fourth place Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played19
Goals scored139 (7.32 per match)
2003
2011

The tournament acted as a qualifying tournament for the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Brazil.

ChampionshipEdit

The ten participating teams are divided into three groups of three in the first two groups and four teams in the last group, which will play each in a single round-robin format. The top team of each group advances to the semi-finals with the second placed team from Group C. The top three teams for the tournament will earn participation at the 2008 Futsal World Cup, if Brazil is one of the top 3, the third ticket to the World Cup will go to the fourth placed team in the championship.

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Argentina 2 2 0 0 5 1 +4 6
  Colombia 2 1 0 1 6 6 0 3
  Venezuela 2 0 0 2 4 8 –4 0
Argentina  2–1  Colombia
Mercedes

Colombia  5–4  Venezuela
Mercedes

Argentina  3–0  Venezuela
Mercedes

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Paraguay 2 2 0 0 12 1 +11 6
  Peru 2 0 1 1 5 10 –5 1
  Bolivia 2 0 1 1 4 10 –6 1


Paraguay  6–0  Bolivia
Mercedes

Peru  4–4  Bolivia
Canelones

Paraguay  6–1  Peru
Canelones

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 3 3 0 0 35 2 +33 9
  Uruguay 3 2 0 1 11 12 –1 6
  Ecuador 3 1 0 2 11 18 –7 3
  Chile 3 0 0 3 5 30 –25 0


Uruguay  6–2  Chile
Mercedes

Brazil  11–1  Ecuador
Mercedes

Uruguay  4–2  Ecuador
Mercedes

Brazil  16–0  Chile
Mercedes

Uruguay  1–8  Brazil
Mercedes

Ecuador  8–3  Chile
Mercedes

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
27 June 2008 - Mercedes
 
 
  Uruguay1 (3)
 
28 June 2008 - Mercedes
 
  Paraguay 1 (1)
 
  Uruguay 2
 
27 June 2008 - Mercedes
 
  Brazil 6
 
  Brazil 5
 
 
  Argentina 2
 
Third place
 
 
28 June 2008 - Mercedes
 
 
  Paraguay 2
 
 
  Argentina 3

9th PlaceEdit

Venezuela  3–0  Chile
Canelones



7th PlaceEdit

Peru  5–2  Bolivia
Canelones



5th PlaceEdit

Colombia  6–1  Ecuador
Canelones



Semi-FinalsEdit

Argentina  2–5  Brazil
Mercedes
Uruguay  1–1
(3–1 AET)
  Paraguay
Mercedes



3rd PlaceEdit

Argentina  3–2  Paraguay
Mercedes



FinalEdit

Brazil  6–2  Uruguay
Mercedes




 2008 Copa America FIFA Futsal Winners 
 
Brazil
Eighteenth title

Final classificationEdit

Team qualified for the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup as host
Team qualified for the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup
Place Team
1   Brazil
2   Uruguay
3   Argentina
4   Paraguay
5   Colombia
6   Ecuador
7   Peru
8   Bolivia
9   Venezuela
10   Chile

ReferencesEdit

CONMEBOL Futsal Championship 2008 @ Goalzz