2012 CONCACAF Futsal Championship

The 2012 CONCACAF Futsal Championship was the fifth edition of the main international futsal tournament of the North and Central America and the Caribbean region. It took place in Guatemala City, Guatemala from 2 to 8 July 2012.[1]

2012 CONCACAF Futsal Championship
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Tournament details
Host countryGuatemala
Dates2–8 July
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Costa Rica (2nd title)
Runners-up Guatemala
Third place Panama
Fourth place Mexico
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored109 (6.81 per match)
2008
2016

The tournament served as a qualifying tournament for the 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Thailand.

QualifyingEdit

CFU (Caribbean Football Union) Qualifying TournamentEdit

Saint Kitts and Nevis advanced automatically to the final round of a 2012 CONCACAF Futsal Championship after the Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti and Trinidad & Tobago withdrew from regional qualifying. Cuba was to host a Caribbean qualifying event 17–23 February.[2]

PlayoffEdit

Canada and El Salvador competed for the fourth spot in Group A.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Canada   7 – 6   El Salvador 1 – 4 6 – 2


Canada  1 – 4  El Salvador
Elliot   3' Rosales   3'19'27'36'

El Salvador  2 – 6  Canada
Rosales   32'40' Chavez   14' (o.g.)
Yaques   14'
Laliberté   22'
Elliot   26'
Rios   40'
Lemos   40'

ChampionshipEdit

The eight participating teams were divided into two groups of four which each played on a single round-robin format. The top two teams of each group advanced to semi-finals. The top four teams from the tournament earned participation at the 2012 Futsal World Cup. The draw was held on 12 April 2012 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Guatemala City.[3] The schedule of matches was released on 23 April 2012.[4]

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Guatemala 3 3 0 0 14 6 +8 9
  Panama 3 2 0 1 15 12 +3 6
  United States 3 1 0 2 6 9 -3 3
  Canada 3 0 0 3 10 18 -8 0


United States  2 - 5  Panama
Perez   15'
Chiles   27'
Lasso   6'14'15'39'
Alvarado   40'

[5]


Canada  2 - 3  United States
Xavier   7'
Bennett   30'
Healey   17'
Pérez   30'
Chiles   33'

[6]

Guatemala  5 - 2  Panama
Acevedo   1'29'
De Leon   14'27'
Estrada   24'
Bello   31'
Goodridge   32'

[7]


Guatemala  2 - 1  United States
Gonzalez   4'
Aguilar   34'
Stewart   10'

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Costa Rica 3 2 1 0 13 6 +7 7
  Mexico 3 2 1 0 14 9 +5 7
  Cuba 3 1 0 2 12 7 +5 3
  Saint Kitts and Nevis 3 0 0 3 5 22 -17 0



Mexico  5 - 4  Saint Kitts and Nevis
Ramirez Vasquez   7'
Cati   17'
Angel   19'35'
Gonzalez   40'
Ramirez Vasquez   7' (o.g.)
Lake   9'
Nurse   10'
Somersall   19'

[8]

Cuba  1 - 2  Costa Rica
Olivera   35' Paniagua   21'
Brenes   32'

[9]


Cuba  1 - 5  Mexico

Knockout stageEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
6 July 2012 – Guatemala City
 
 
  Costa Rica 4
 
8 July 2012 – Guatemala City
 
  Panama 1
 
  Costa Rica 3
 
6 July 2012 – Guatemala City
 
  Guatemala 2
 
  Guatemala 3
 
 
  Mexico 0
 
Third place
 
 
8 July 2012 – Guatemala City
 
 
  Panama (a.e.t.)6
 
 
  Mexico 4

Semi-finalsEdit


Third place play-offEdit

FinalEdit

WinnerEdit

 2012 CONCACAF Champion 
 
Costa Rica
Second title

Final standingEdit

Place Team
1   Costa Rica
2   Guatemala
3   Panama
4   Mexico
5   Cuba
6   United States
7   Canada
8   Saint Kitts and Nevis
Team qualified for the 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup

Top goalscorersEdit

The top 10 scorers from the 2012 CONCACAF Futsal Championship are as follows:

Rank Name Country Goals
1 Miguel Lasso   Panama 6
2 Humberto Armando Escobar   Guatemala 5
3 Miguel Angel Limon   Mexico 4
Eduardo Morales   Cuba
5 Jorge Arias   Costa Rica 3
Jose Rafael Gonzalez   Guatemala
Oscar Hinks   Panama
Aaron Gerardo Jerez   Costa Rica
Yulier Olivera   Cuba
Matthew Rios   Canada

Source:[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Guatemala to stage futsal championship". Archived from the original on 20 January 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2012.
  2. ^ Withdrawals send St. Kitts to futsal finals Archived 10 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Guatemala to face US, Panama in futsal Archived 16 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Mexico-Costa Rica to open futsal finals". Archived from the original on 25 April 2012. Retrieved 24 April 2012.
  5. ^ http://www.ussoccer.com/News/Futsal/2012/07/US-Falls-to-Panama-in-Group-A-Opener.aspx
  6. ^ "Futsal Planet". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  7. ^ "Futsal Planet". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  8. ^ "Futsal Planet". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  9. ^ "Futsal Planet". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  10. ^ "2012 CONCACAF FUTSAL CHAMPIONSHIP — GOALSCORERS/GOLEADORES" (PDF). CONCACAF.[permanent dead link]