2023 Copa Libertadores de Fútbol Playa

The 2023 CONMEBOL Libertadores Fútbol Playa is the sixth edition of the Copa Libertadores de Fútbol Playa, an annual continental beach soccer club tournament contested primarily between the champions of the domestic leagues of South American nations who are members of CONMEBOL.

2023 CONMEBOL Libertadores Fútbol Playa
All matches will be played at Los Pynandi World Cup Stadium.
Tournament details
Host countryParaguay
Dates3–10 December 2023
Teams12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)

The tournament will take place in Luque, Paraguay, at Los Pynandi World Cup Stadium, between 3 and 10 December 2023, and is organised by CONMEBOL in cooperation with the host association, the Paraguayan Football Association.[1]

Paraguayan club Presidente Hayes are the defending champions.[2]

Format edit

As per Regulations Article 15, the competition format consists of two phases: the Preliminary phase (Group phase) and the Final phase.

  1. Group phase: The 12 teams are drawn into three groups of four teams; in each group all teams compete in a round robin format. The group winners, runners-up and two best third placed teams advance to the quarter-finals of the final stage.
  2. Final phase: The Final phase consists of three knockout rounds (the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final) and consolations rounds (the nations knocked out of title winning contention play in a series of classification matches to decide fifth through twelfth place). All matches in the final stage are played in a knockout format.

Teams edit

Twelve teams qualified to take part; each of the domestic league champions (or champions of specific Copa Libertadores qualification tournaments) from the ten South American nations which are members of CONMEBOL, plus an additional club from the host country and the defending champions.[3]

Association Representatives
  Argentina Acassuso
  Bolivia Hamacas
  Brazil Sampaio Corrêa
  Chile Camba Pizzero
  Colombia Antioquia
  Ecuador Victoria Andrés
  Paraguay[‡] Presidente Hayes
San Antonio
  Peru Unión Lurín
  Uruguay Cerrito
  Venezuela Guaicamacuto
  1. As the national association defending champions and also as the host country, Paraguay entered three teams.

Venue edit

All matches will take place at Los Pynandi World Cup Stadium of the Parque Olímpico in the city of Luque, near the capital city Asunción, in Paraguay. The stadium has a capacity of 2,820.[4]

Group stage edit

Group A edit

Pos Team Pld W W+ WP L GF GA GD Pts Qualification ULU PHA GUA HAM
1   Unión Lurín 3 1 1 1 0 14 8 +6 6 Knockout stage
2   Presidente Hayes 3 2 0 0 1 12 9 +3 6 5–1
3   Guaicamacuto 3 1 0 0 2 12 9 +3 3
4   Hamacas 3 0 0 0 3 4 16 −12 0 9th–12th place play-offs 2–6
Rules for classification: Tie-breakers

Group B edit

Pos Team Pld W W+ WP L GF GA GD Pts Qualification LIB ANT CPI VAN
1   Libertad 3 2 0 0 1 25 12 +13 6 Knockout stage
2   Antioquia 3 2 0 0 1 9 5 +4 6
3   Camba Pizzero 3 2 0 0 1 25 20 +5 6
4   Victoria Andrés 3 0 0 0 3 9 31 −22 0 9th–12th place play-offs
Rules for classification: Tie-breakers

Group C edit

Pos Team Pld W W+ WP L GF GA GD Pts Qualification SCO SAN ACA CRT
1   Sampaio Corrêa 3 3 0 0 0 18 8 +10 9 Knockout stage
2   San Antonio 3 2 0 0 1 13 15 −2 6
3   Acassuso 3 0 1 0 2 11 12 −1 2 9th–12th place play-offs
4   Cerrito 3 0 0 0 3 9 16 −7 0
Rules for classification: Tie-breakers

9th–12th place play-offs edit

Per the results of the group stage, the worst third-placed team plays the best-fourth placed team for 9th place; the second best fourth-placed team plays the worst fourth-placed team for 11th place.

Knockout stage edit

Per the results of the group stage, the top two teams of each group, plus the two best ranked third-placed teams, advance to the quarter-finals. At each stage, the losing teams recede to play in consolatory classification matches to determine their final placement.

Fifth placeConsolation semifinalsQuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
7 December
  Unión Lurín5
  Guaicamacuto2  Unión Lurín1
  Antioquia47 December  San Antonio3
  San Antonio6
  Antioquia5  San Antonio3
  Sampaio Corrêa47 December Presidente Hayes1
  Camba Pizzero4
Seventh place  Camba Pizzero1  Libertad3Third place
  Sampaio Corrêa47 December  Presidente Hayes5
  Guaicamacuto (p)3 (4)  Sampaio Corrêa5  Unión Lurín5
  Camba Pizzero3 (3)  Presidente Hayes7  Libertad8

Final standings edit

Rank Team
1   San Antonio
2   Presidente Hayes
3   Libertad
4   Unión Lurín
5   Antioquia
6   Sampaio Corrêa
7   Guaicamacuto
8   Camba Pizzero
9   Cerrito
10   Acassuso
11   Hamacas
12   Victoria Andrés

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Apertura de proceso de acreditación para la CONMEBOL Libertadores de Fútbol Playa 2023
  2. ^ Pérez, Christian (25 June 2023). "¡Presidente Hayes es campeón invicto de la Copa Libertadores de Fútbol Playa!". Versus (in Spanish). Retrieved 28 June 2023.
  3. ^ Conoceremos los grupos para la CONMEBOL Libertadores Fútbol Playa 2023
  4. ^ Aquí los grupos de la CONMEBOL Libertadores Fútbol Playa

External links edit