2009 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

The 2009 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup was the fifth edition of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, governed by FIFA.[2] Overall, this was the 15th edition of a world cup in beach soccer since the establishment of the Beach Soccer World Championships which ran from 1995–2004 but was not governed by FIFA.[3][4] It took place in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates between 16 November and 22 November 2009. It was the second tournament to take place outside Brazil, first to be played in Asia, and the last tournament to take place on an annual basis.[1]

2009 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
كأس العالم لكرة القدم الشاطئية 2009
2009 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.svg
The official logo
Tournament details
Host countryUnited Arab Emirates
CityDubai
Dates16–22 November
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)2[1] (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Brazil
4th FIFA title
13th world title
Runners-up  Switzerland
Third place Portugal
Fourth place Uruguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored284 (8.88 per match)
Attendance97,500 (3,047 per match)
Top scorer(s)Switzerland Dejan Stankovic
(16 goals)
Best player(s)Switzerland Dejan Stankovic
Best goalkeeperBrazil Mao
Fair play award Japan
 Russia
2008
2011

The winners of the tournament were Brazil, who won their fourth consecutive FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup title and their thirteenth title overall.

Qualifying RoundsEdit

African ZoneEdit

The qualifiers to determine the two African nations who would play in the World Cup took place in Durban, South Africa for the fourth year running between 1 July and 5 July. Nine nations took part in the competition, which eventually saw Nigeria claim their second title, qualifying for the first time since 2007, with the Ivory Coast finishing in second place, qualifying for the first time.

Asian ZoneEdit

The Asian qualifiers were held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, from 7 to 11 November. With only seven teams attending the qualifiers, the United Arab Emirates stepped in as the eighth side to even the two groups in the group stage. Japan qualified for the fourth time after beating Bahrain in the final of the championship, who qualified for their second World Cup.

European ZoneEdit

UEFA held the second European tournament dedicated to World Cup qualification in Castellón, Spain, between, 7 June and 14 June. Hosts Spain won the championship, with Russia finishing second. Switzerland beat Portugal in the third place play off, but regardless of the result, both teams qualified to the World Cup, along with the finalists. Italy beat France in the fifth place play off to qualify as the fifth European nation.

North, Central American and Caribbean ZoneEdit

The North, Central America and the Caribbean Zone qualifiers took place between 17 June and 21 June, after being postponed in May due to the 2009 swine flu pandemic, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, for the second year running. El Salvador and Costa Rica were the two finalists, meaning they both qualified for the World Cup; El Salvador for the second time and Costa Rica for the first. El Salvador defeated Costa Rica in the final to win their first title.

Oceanian ZoneEdit

The qualifiers to decide the one nation from Oceania that would be competing in the World Cup took place in Moorea, Tahiti, between 27 July and 31 July. Despite Vanuatu winning the group stage, they lost in the final to the Solomon Islands, who claimed their third title and qualification for a fourth year in a row.

South American ZoneEdit

The South American qualifiers took place between 11 March and 15 March, in the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo. Brazil and hosts Uruguay were the two finalists, meaning they both qualified for the World Cup. Brazil defeated Uruguay in the final to win the title. Argentina and Ecuador were knocked out in the semi finals and played each other in the third place play off. Argentina beat Ecuador to claim the third berth at the World Cup.

HostEdit

United Arab Emirates qualified automatically as the hosts.

TeamsEdit

These are the teams that qualified for the World Cup:

PlayersEdit

[5]

VenuesEdit

Two venues were used in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates at Jumeirah Beach during the World Cup with matches split between them as follows.[6]

Dubai (1)
2009 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (United Arab Emirates)
Dubai (2)
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch) Jumeirah Beach (Pitch 2)
25°21′N 55°25′E / 25.350°N 55.417°E / 25.350; 55.417 (Jumeirah Beach) 25°21′N 55°25′E / 25.350°N 55.417°E / 25.350; 55.417 (Jumeirah Beach)
Capacity: 5,700 Capacity: 1,200

GroupsEdit

The 16 teams present at the finals in Brazil were split into 4 groups of 4 teams. Each team played the other 3 teams in its group in a round-robin format, with the top two teams advancing to the quarter finals. The quarter finals, semi finals and the final itself was played in the form of a knockout tournament.

All matches are listed as local time in Dubai, (UTC+4)

Group AEdit

Team Pld W W+ L GF GA GD Pts
  Uruguay 3 2 0 1 12 8 +4 6
  Portugal 3 2 0 1 14 8 +6 6
  United Arab Emirates 3 1 0 2 12 12 0 3
  Solomon Islands 3 1 0 2 9 19 -10 3
  • Uruguay and Portugal are ranked based on their head-to-head result.
Uruguay  6–7  Solomon Islands
Ricar   3',   32'
Martin   10',   29'
Pampero   29'
Fabian   31'
Report   6',   15',   15' Laua
  8' Hosea
  9' Makaa
  11' Wale
  22' Omo
Jumeirah Beach (Pitch 2)
Attendance: 150
Referee: Fabio Polito (Italy)



United Arab Emirates  5–7  Portugal
Al Mesaabi   1'
Sadeqi   6'
Alabadla   8'
K. Albalooshi   25'
I. Albalooshi   28'
Report   20' Ze Maria
  24' Belchior
  27',   31',   33' Madjer
  27' Alan
  28' Bilro
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Serdar Akcer (Turkey)



Portugal  1–2  Uruguay
Belchior   18' Report   7',   35' Coco
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 900
Referee: Tasuku Onodera (Japan)



Solomon Islands  1–7  United Arab Emirates
Hale   1' Report   1',   6' K. Albalooshi
  13' I. Albalooshi
  22' Alabadla
  24' Al Mesaabi
  30' Sadeqi
  31' Ranjbar
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Sylvain Palhies (France)



Portugal  6–1  Solomon Islands
Madjer   1',   6'
Ze Maria   10'
Belchior   29',   32'
Bruno Novo   36'
Report   12' Hosea
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Afgan Hamzayev (Azerbaijan)



United Arab Emirates  0–4  Uruguay
Report   2',   34' Ricar
  10' Pampero
  28' Martin
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Alexander Berezkin (Russia)



Group BEdit

Team Pld W W+ L GF GA GD Pts
  Japan 3 2 1 0 15 9 +6 8
  Spain 3 2 0 1 21 14 +7 6
  Ivory Coast 3 1 0 2 15 18 -3 3
  El Salvador 3 0 0 3 11 21 -10 0
Ivory Coast  7–6  El Salvador
Enounou   1',   21',   26',   27',   36'
Daniel   12'
Aka   23'
Report   7',   29' Hernández
  7' Ruiz
  8' Torres
  11',   11' Velásquez
Jumeirah Beach (Pitch 2)
Attendance: 100
Referee: Istvan Meszaros (Hungary)



Spain  5–5
(a.e.t.)
  Japan
Oda   7' (o.g.)
Juanma   18'
Javier Torres   22'
Nico   24'
Wayo   39'
Report   14' Toma
  15',   26' Tabata
  16' Higa
  38' Oda
Penalties
Nico  
Juanma  
Kuman  
2–3   Yamauchi
  Makino
  Higa
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Javier Bentancor (Uruguay)



Japan  3–2  Ivory Coast
Makino   11'
Toma   26'
Tabata   32'
Report   10' Aka
  17' Ouattara
Jumeirah Beach (Pitch 2)
Attendance: 200
Referee: Sergejus Slyva (Lithuania)



El Salvador  3–7  Spain
Ruiz   7',   14'
Garay   22'
Report   7' Amarelle
  14',   31' J. Torres
  15' Nico
  22' C. Torres
  26' Wayo
  34' Millos
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Juan Rodríguez (Argentina)



Spain  9–6  Ivory Coast
Wayo   3'
Amarelle   11',   14'
Kuman   17'
Juanma   17',   28'
C.Torres   19'
Coulibaly   25' (o.g.)
Nico   28'
Report   4',   25' Kabletchi
  10' Diomande
  10',   17',   36' Enounou
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 600
Referee: Rene de la Rosa (Chile)



Japan  7–2  El Salvador
Kawaharazuka   4'
Toma   6'
Maezono   7',   13'
Makino   8'
Oda   22'
Tabata   27'
Report   22' Hernández
  36' Torres
Jumeirah Beach (Pitch 2)
Attendance: 350
Referee: Abbas Alshammari (Kuwait)



Group CEdit

Team Pld W W+ L GF GA GD Pts
  Russia 3 2 0 1 11 5 +6 6
  Italy 3 1 1 1 7 6 +1 5
  Argentina 3 1 1 1 11 6 +5 5
  Costa Rica 3 0 0 3 2 14 -12 0
  • Italy and Argentina are ranked based on their head-to-head result.[7]
Argentina  2–3
(a.e.t.)
  Italy
E. Hilaire   15'
S. Hilaire   20'
Report   19' Palmacci
  25' Pasquali
  37' Carotenuto
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Faisal Sallam (United Arab Emirates)



Russia  5–1  Costa Rica
Krasheninnikov   6'
Shkarin   10'
Leonov   13'
Shishin   17'
Shakhmelyan   18'
Report   29' Cameron
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Rene de la Rosa (Chile)



Costa Rica  0–6  Argentina
Report   14',   28' F. Hilaire
  15' E. Hilaire
  19',   36' Dallera
  30' Minici
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 550
Referee: Abbas Alshammari (Kuwait)



Italy  1–3  Russia
Palmacci   2' Report   25' Leonov
  28' Shkarin
  28' Krasheninnikov
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Ruben Eiriz (Spain)



Costa Rica  1–3  Italy
Sterling   9' Report   8' Feudi
  10' Carotenuto
  35' Palmacci
Jumeirah Beach (Pitch 2)
Attendance: 200
Referee: Istvan Meszaros (Hungary)



Russia  3–3
(a.e.t.)
  Argentina
Shaykov   3',   13'
Shakhmelyan   5'
Report   3' Franceschini
  26',   36' F. Hilaire
Penalties
Leonov  
Shishin  
Shkarin  
Makarov  
3–4   E. Hilaire
  Leguizamon
  Galvan
  Minici
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Serdar Akcer (Turkey)



Group DEdit

Team Pld W W+ L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 3 3 0 0 23 8 +15 9
   Switzerland 3 2 0 1 15 11 +4 6
  Nigeria 3 1 0 2 16 21 –5 3
  Bahrain 3 0 0 3 9 23 –14 0
Switzerland   6–5  Bahrain
Stanković   7',   32'
Schirinzi   11'
Spaccarotella   12',   35'
Jäggy   34'
Report   2',   16',   34' Salem
  17' Abdulla
  27' Mubarak
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Erick Chavarria (Costa Rica)



Brazil  11–5  Nigeria
Sidney   1',   23'
Bueno   2'
Benjamin   7'
André   9'
Daniel   12',   26'
Bruno   15',   26',   27'
Betinho   28'
Report   1',   30' Olawale
  5',   30' Tale
  35' Ibenegbu
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Petro Ivanov (Ukraine)



Nigeria  2–7   Switzerland
Olawale   14'
Abu   17'
Report   1' Spaccarotella
  1',   7',   14',   16' Stanković
  3',   7'Jaeggy
Jumeirah Beach (Pitch 2)
Attendance: 350
Referee: Rene de la Rosa (Chile)



Bahrain  1–8  Brazil
Almughawi   36' Report   1',   3',   4',   29'Buru
  10' Bruno
  22' Daniel Souza
  31' Andre
  36' Daniel
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Alexander Berezkin (Russia)



Nigeria  9–3  Bahrain
Ezimorah   4'
Tale   8'
Agu   8',   9'
Ibenegbu   12',   21'
Abu   16'
Usman   30'
Okemmiri   34'
Report   6',   35' Salem
  22' Aldoseri
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Geng Zhiwei (China)



Brazil  4–2   Switzerland
Benjamin   10',   31'
Andre   29'
Bruno   35'
Report   1',   26' Stanković
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Faisal Sallam (United Arab Emirates)

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
20 November 2009
 
 
  Uruguay3
 
21 November 2009
 
  Spain2
 
  Uruguay4
 
20 November 2009
 
   Switzerland7
 
  Russia2
 
22 November 2009
 
   Switzerland4
 
   Switzerland5
 
20 November 2009
 
  Brazil10
 
  Japan1
 
21 November 2009
 
  Portugal2
 
  Portugal2
 
20 November 2009
 
  Brazil8 Third place
 
  Brazil6
 
22 November 2009
 
  Italy4
 
  Uruguay7
 
 
  Portugal14
 

Quarter finalsEdit

Japan  1–2  Portugal
Uehara   26' Report   17' Madjer
  36' Belchior
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Javier Bentancor (Uruguay)



Russia  2–4   Switzerland
Makarov   13'
Shishin   23'
Report   4',   13',   24' Stanković
  33' Meier
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Ivo De Moraes (Brazil)



Brazil  6–4  Italy
Sidney   6'
André   11',   17',   31'
Bruno   25'
Buru   36'
Report   17',   26',   26',   31' Pasquali
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Ruben Eiriz (Spain)



Uruguay  3–2
(a.e.t)
  Spain
Martin   18'
Ricar   27',   37'
Report Amarelle   28'
C.Torres   32'
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Tasuku Onodera (Japan)



Semi-finalsEdit

Portugal  2–8  Brazil
Bilro   13'
Alan   34'
Report   6' Sidney
  8' Benjamin
  12',   12' Bruno
  19' Daniel
  24' Betinho
  26' Buru
  34' Daniel Souza
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Tasuku Onodera (Japan)



Switzerland   7–4  Uruguay
Stanković   3',   12',   26',   29'
Spaccarotella   20'
Leu   30'
Rodrigues   36'
Report   24',   31' Martin
  27' Coco
  36' Matias
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Sergejus Slyva (Lithuania)



Third Place Play-offEdit

  Portugal14–7  Uruguay
Torres   3',   5',   26'
Madjer   6',   13',   22',   24',   30',   36',   36'
Jose Maria   11',   21'
Miguel   16' (o.g.)
Coimbra   20'
Report   6' Coco
  13' Pampero
  18' Matias
  22' (o.g.) Alan
  24' Ricar
  26' Fabian
  32' Oli
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Faisal Sallam (United Arab Emirates)



FinalEdit

  Brazil10–5   Switzerland
André   6',   23'
Betinho   8',   23'
Buru   8',   15'
Daniel   12'
Benjamin   18'
Sidney   31'
Bueno   36'
Report   9' Jaeggy
  30' Meier
  31' Rodrigues
  34' Schirinzi
  36' Stanković
Jumeirah Beach (Main Pitch)
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Ruben Eiriz (Spain)

WinnersEdit

2009 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
Champions
 
Brazil

Fourth title
13th world title

AwardsEdit

Golden Ball Silver Ball Bronze Ball
  Dejan Stankovic   Madjer   Benjamin
Golden Shoe Silver Shoe Bronze Shoe
  Dejan Stankovic   Madjer   Buru
16 goals 13 goals 8 goals
Golden Glove
  Mao
FIFA Fair Play Award
  Japan
  Russia

Top scorersEdit

There were 284 goals scored in 32 matches, for an average of 8.88 goals per match.

16 goals

13 goals

8 goals

7 goals

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

  •   Federico Hilaire
  •   Betinho
  •   Teruki Tabata
  •   Ze Maria
  •   Amarelle
  •   Moritz Jäggy
  •   Sandro Spaccarotella
  •   Martin

3 goals

  •   Bartholomew Ibenegbu
  •   Tomas Hernandez
  •   Agustin Ruiz
  •   Paolo Palmacci
  •   Masahito Toma
  •   Isiaka Olawale
  •   Victor Tale
  •   Torres
  •   Robert Laua
  •   Christian Torres
  •   Javier Torres
  •   Juanma
  •   Nico
  •   Wayo
  •   Karim Albalooshi
  •   Pampero

2 goals

1 goal

  • 32 others scored 1 goal each

1 own goal

  •   Coulibaly (against Spain)
  •   Hirofumi Oda (against Spain)
  •   Alan (against Uruguay)
  •   Miguel (against Portugal)

Final standingsEdit

Position Team
1   Brazil
2    Switzerland
3   Portugal
4   Uruguay
5   Japan
6   Spain
7   Russia
8   Italy
9   Argentina
10   United Arab Emirates
11   Ivory Coast
12   Nigeria
13   Solomon Islands
14   El Salvador
15   Costa Rica
16   Bahrain

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Beach Soccer World Cup - Overview". Rsssf.com. 9 January 2009. Archived from the original on 5 February 2009. Retrieved 20 January 2009.
  2. ^ "FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2009". Rsssf.com. 6 March 2008. Archived from the original on 5 February 2009. Retrieved 20 January 2009.
  3. ^ "FIFA.com - Tournaments". Fifa.com. Archived from the original on 22 January 2009. Retrieved 12 December 2008.
  4. ^ "FIFA.com - History". Fifa.com. Retrieved 12 December 2008.
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  6. ^ https://www.fifa.com/mm/document/afdeveloping/technicaldevp/01/15/65/28/reportstatisticsfbswc09inhalt-web.pdf
  7. ^ FIFA. "Regulations FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Dubai 2009". fifa.com. Retrieved 18 November 2009.

External linksEdit