2011 Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup

The 2011 Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup was the first edition of the new tournament, Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup. It took place at Jumeirah Beach in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 22 to 26 November 2011. Eight teams participated in the competition.

2011 Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup
Tournament details
Host countryUnited Arab Emirates
Dates22–26 November 2011
Teams8 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Russia (1st title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place Switzerland
Fourth place United Arab Emirates
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored118 (7.38 per match)
Top scorer(s)Switzerland Dejan Stankovic (12 goals)
Best player(s)Switzerland Dejan Stankovic
Best goalkeeperBrazil Mão
← debut
2012

Participating teamsEdit

Team Confederation Achievements Participation
  United Arab Emirates AFC Host 1st
  Russia UEFA 2011 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup winners 1st
  Mexico CONCACAF 2011 FIFA Beach Soccer WCQ (CONCACAF) winners 1st
  Brazil CONMEBOL 2011 FIFA Beach Soccer WCQ (CONMEBOL) winners 1st
  Oman AFC 2011 FIFA Beach Soccer WCQ (AFC) runners-up 1st
  Nigeria CAF 2011 FIFA Beach Soccer WCQ (CAF) runners-up 1st
  Switzerland UEFA 2011 Euro Beach Soccer League runners-up 1st
  Tahiti OFC 2011 FIFA Beach Soccer WCQ (OFC) winners 1st

Group stageEdit

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

Legend
Teams that advanced to the semi finals

Group AEdit

Team Pld W W+ L GF GA +/- Pts
  Russia 3 3 0 0 22 5 +17 9
  United Arab Emirates 3 2 0 1 9 11 −2 6
  Nigeria 3 1 0 2 9 12 −3 3
  Tahiti 3 0 0 3 7 19 −12 0
Russia  8 – 1  Nigeria
Eremeev (2), Gorchinsky, Shaykov, Makarov, Peremitin, Shishin, Krash Tale



United Arab Emirates  6 – 2  Tahiti
R.Ahmad (2), Rami (2), Yousif, Adel Naea Bennet, Vero



Russia  7 – 4  Tahiti
Shaykov (2), Shishin (2), Gorchinskiy, Eremeev, Krash Tehau, Benne, Amau, Li Fung Kwee



Nigeria  2 – 3  United Arab Emirates
Emeka, Tale Yousif (2), Humaid



Tahiti  1 – 7  Nigeria
Bennet Olawale (4), Tale (2), Emeka



United Arab Emirates  0 – 7  Russia
Shaykov (2), Krash (2), Leonov, Eremeev, Gorchinskiy



Group BEdit

Team Pld W W+ L GF GA +/- Pts
  Brazil 3 2 1 0 14 8 +6 8
  Switzerland 3 2 0 1 16 9 +7 6
  Mexico 3 1 0 2 8 11 −3 3
  Oman 3 0 0 3 6 16 −10 0
Mexico  3 − 4  Switzerland
Cervantes (2), H. Lopez Meier (2), Lutz, Stankovic



Brazil  5 − 2  Oman
Bruno Xavier (2), Sidney, Betinho, Andre Hani (2)



Oman  2 − 8  Switzerland
Khalid (2) Stankovic (3), Spacca, Meier, Schirinzi, Borer, Ziegler



Brazil  5 − 2  Mexico
Andre (2), Dino, Bruno Xavier, Fernando DDI Cervantes, Villalobo



Oman  2 − 3  Mexico
Is’haq (2) Cervantes, Cati C., Flores



Switzerland  4 − 4 (a.e.t.)  Brazil
Stankovic (2), Borer, Samuel Andre (3), Bruno Xavie
Penalties
  Stankovic
  Meier
1 – 2   Bruno Xavier
  Andre

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
25 November - Jumeira
 
 
  Russia (pen.)4 (2)
 
26 November - Jumeira
 
  Switzerland4 (1)
 
  Russia (aet)5
 
25 November - Jumeira
 
  Brazil4
 
  Brazil2
 
 
  United Arab Emirates0
 
Third place
 
 
26 November - Jumeira
 
 
  Switzerland (pen.)4 (1)
 
 
  United Arab Emirates4 (0)

Semi-finalsEdit

Russia  4 – 4 (a.e.t.)  Switzerland
Shishin (2), Leonov, Makarov Stankovic (4)
Penalties
  Leonov
  Shishin
2 – 1   Stankovic
  Borer

Brazil  2 – 0  United Arab Emirates
Sidney, Anderson

Third place play offEdit

Switzerland  4 - 4  United Arab Emirates
Stankovic (2), Ziegler, Borer Karim (3), Rami
Penalties
1 - 0

FinalEdit

Russia  5 - 4 (a.e.t.)  Brazil
Shishin (3), Shaykov, Leonov Fernando Ddi (2), Anderson, Jorginho

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
1   Russia
2   Brazil
3   Switzerland
4   United Arab Emirates
5   Nigeria
6   Mexico
7   Oman
8   Tahiti

External linksEdit