AMF Futsal World Cup

The AMF Futsal World Championships (previously called the FIFUSA Futsal World Championships) is the international championships for futsal, the indoor version of football organized by FIFUSA (1971–2002) and AMF (2003–present).

AMF Futsal World Cup
FoundedMen:
1982
Women:
2008
RegionInternational (AMF)
Number of teams16
Current championsMen:
 Argentina
(2nd title)
Women:
 Brazil
(1st title)
Most successful team(s)Men:
 Colombia
 Paraguay
(3 titles each)
Women:
 Catalonia
 Colombia
 Brazil
(1 title each)
WebsiteOfficial website

The world championship tournament was held every three years until 2003, and is now played every four years. The first event was held in 1982 in Brazil. The South American teams have won most of the championships, with Colombia and Paraguay as the most successful teams with 3 titles each.

Since 2008, a women's tournament is also held. As of 2017, only three tournaments have been played: the 2008 edition in Catalonia, the 2013 edition in Colombia and the 2017 edition held once again in Catalonia.

ResultsEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Year Host Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place Number of teams
1982
Details
  Brazil  
Brazil
1–0  
Paraguay
 
Uruguay
0–0 (aet)
(2–1 p)
 
Colombia
10
1985
Details
  Spain  
Brazil
3–1  
Spain
 
Paraguay
10–3  
Argentina
12
1988
Details
  Australia  
Paraguay
2–1  
Brazil
 
Spain
3–2  
Portugal
16
1991
Details
  Italy  
Portugal
1–1 (aet)
(3–2 p)
 
Paraguay
 
Brazil
3–2  
Bolivia
22
1994
Details
  Argentina  
Argentina
2–1 (aet)  
Colombia
 
Uruguay
1–0  
Brazil
24
1997
Details
  Mexico  
Venezuela
4–0  
Uruguay
 
Brazil
4-1  
Russia
20
2000
Details
  Bolivia  
Colombia
3–3 (aet)
(3–1 p)
 
Bolivia
 
Argentina
6–6 (aet)
(6–5 p)
 
Russia
16
2003
Details
  Paraguay  
Paraguay
Group Stage  
Colombia
 
Bolivia
Group Stage  
Peru
20
2007
Details
  Argentina  
Paraguay
1–0  
Argentina
 
Colombia
6–4  
Peru
16
2011
Details
  Colombia  
Colombia
8–2  
Paraguay
 
Argentina
8–4  
Russia
16
2015
Details
  Belarus  
Colombia
4–0  
Paraguay
 
Argentina
7–1  
Belgium
16
2019
Details[1]
  Argentina  
Argentina
3–2  
Brazil
 
Paraguay
11–1  
South Africa
16

Women's tournamentEdit

Year Host Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place Number of teams
2008
Details
  Catalonia  
Catalonia
4–0  
Galicia
 
Colombia
6–4  
Russia
12
2013
Details
  Colombia  
Colombia
3–2  
Venezuela
 
Czech Republic
4–3  
Argentina
16
2017
Details
  Catalonia  
Brazil
4–2  
Argentina
 
Colombia
3–0  
Paraguay
12

RankingEdit

* = hosts

Men's tournamentEdit

Team Titles Runners-up Third place Fourth place Top 4
finishes
  Paraguay 3 (1988, 2003*, 2007) 4 (1982, 1991, 2011, 2015) 2 (1985, 2019) 0 9
  Colombia 3 (2000, 2011*, 2015) 2 (1994, 2003) 1 (2007) 1 (1982) 7
  Brazil 2 (1982*, 1985) 2 (1988, 2019) 2 (1991, 1997) 1 (1994) 7
  Argentina 2 (1994*, 2019*) 1 (2007*) 3 (2000, 2011, 2015) 1 (1985) 7
  Portugal 1 (1991) 0 0 1 (1988) 2
  Venezuela 1 (1997) 0 0 0 1
  Uruguay 0 1 (1997) 2 (1982, 1994) 0 3
  Bolivia 0 1 (2000*) 1 (2003) 1 (1991) 3
  Spain 0 1 (1985*) 1 (1988) 0 2
  Russia 0 0 0 3 (1997, 2000, 2011) 3
  Peru 0 0 0 2 (2003, 2007) 2
  Belgium 0 0 0 1 (2015) 1
  South Africa 0 0 0 1 (2019) 1

Women's tournamentEdit

Team Titles Runners-up Third place Fourth place Top 4
finishes
  Colombia 1 (2013*) 0 2 (2008, 2017) 0 3
  Brazil 1 (2017) 0 0 0 1
  Catalonia 1 (2008*) 0 0 0 1
  Galicia 0 1 (2008) 0 0 1
  Venezuela 0 1 (2013) 0 0 1
  Argentina 0 1 (2017) 0 1 (2013) 2
  Czech Republic 0 0 1 (2013) 0 1
  Russia 0 0 0 1 (2008) 1
  Paraguay 0 0 0 1 (2017) 1

Participating nationsEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Legend
  • 1st — Champions
  • 2nd — Runners-up
  • 3rd — Third place
  • 4th — Fourth place
  • QF — Quarterfinals
  • R2 — Round 2
  • R1 — Round 1
  • Q — Qualified for upcoming tournament
  •  ×  – Did not enter
  •  ••  — Qualified but withdrew
  •  ×  – Entered but withdrew
  • XX — Country did not exist or national team was inactive
  •    — Hosts
Nation 1982
 
1985
 
1988
 
1991
 
1994
 
1997
 
2000
 
2003
 
2007
 
2011
 
2015
 
2019
 
Years
  Angola × × × × × R1 × × × × × × 1
  Argentina R1 4th R2 QF 1st QF 3rd R2 2nd 3rd 3rd 1st 12
  Armenia R1 × × × × × × × 1
  Australia × R2 R2 R1 × × R1 R1 × × R1 R1 7
  Belarus R2 QF R1 × × QF QF × 6
  Belgium × × × × × R1 R1 R1 QF •• 4th × 5
  Bolivia × × × 4th QF R1 2nd 3rd QF × × R1 7
  Brazil 1st 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 3rd QF R2 × R1 R1 2nd 11
  Canada × R1 R1 R1 R2 × × R1 R1 R1 × × 7
  Catalonia × × × × × × × × R1 R1 •• QF 3
  Chile × × × × R1 × × × R1 × × × 2
  Colombia 4th × × R2 2nd QF 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 1st QF 10
  Costa Rica R1 R1 R1 x R2 QF R1 × × × × × 6
  Curaçao R1 R1 2
  Czech Republic/
  Czechoslovakia
R1 R2 R2 QF R2 R1 × R1 QF R1 QF × 10
  DR Congo × × × × × × × R1 × × × × 1
  Ecuador × × × × × × × R1 QF R1 × × 3
  England × × R1 R1 × x × × × × × × 2
  France × × × R1 × × × × × × × QF 2
  Hungary × × R1 R1 × × × × × × × × 2
  Israel × × × R1 R1 R1 × × × × × × 3
  Italy R1 × R1 R1 R1 × × R1 × × × R1 6
  Japan R1 R1 R1 R1 × R1 × × × × × × 5
  Kyrgyzstan × × × × × × R1 × 1
  Mexico × × × R1 R2 R1 R2 × × R2 × × 5
  Moldova R1 × × × × × × × 1
  Morocco × × × × R1 R1 R1 × × × R1 QF 5
    Nepal × × × × × × × × × × × R1 1
  Netherlands R1 R1 x × × × × × × × × × 3
  Netherlands Antilles × × × × × x R1 × × × 1
  New Zealand × × R1 × × × × × × R1 × × 2
  Norway × × × × × × × × R1 × R1 × 2
  Pakistan × × × × × × × × × × × R1 1
  Paraguay 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd QF × QF 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 3rd 11
  Peru × × × × × × × 4th 4th QF × × 3
  Portugal × R2 4th 1st R2 R2 × × × × × × 5
  Puerto Rico × × × R1 R1 × × × × × × × 2
  Russia/
  Soviet Union
× × × R1 R2 4th 4th R2 R1 4th QF × 8
  Slovakia R2 R1 R2 × × × R1 × 4
  South Africa × × × × × × × × × × × 4th 1
  South Ossetia R1 × × 1
  Spain × 2nd 3rd QF QF R2 QF R2 × × × × 7
  Ukraine × × × R1 × × × × 1
  United States × × R1 R1 R1 R1 × × × × × R1 5
  Uruguay 3rd R2 R2 R2 3rd 2nd R2 × R1 R1 QF R1 11
  Venezuela × × × QF QF 1st × × R1 QF R1 × 6
Nations 10 12 16 24 24 20 16 20 16 16 16 16

Women's tournamentEdit

Legend
  • 1st — Champions
  • 2nd — Runners-up
  • 3rd — Third place
  • 4th — Fourth place
  • QF — Quarterfinals
  • R1 — Round 1
  • Q — Qualified for upcoming tournament
  •  ×  – Did not enter
  •  ••  — Qualified but withdrew
  •    — Hosts
Team  
2008
 
2013
 
2017
Years
  Argentina QF 4th 2nd 3
  Australia QF QF R1 3
  Belgium R1 × × 1
  Brazil × R1 1st 2
  Canada × R1 × 1
  Catalonia 1st QF QF 3
  Chinese Taipei × QF R1 2
  Colombia 3rd 1st 3rd 3
  Czech Republic R1 3rd •• 2
  El Salvador × R1 × 1
  France × •• R1 1
  Galicia 2nd × × 1
  Italy R1 R1 QF 3
  Morocco × R1 •• 1
  Paraguay QF QF 4th 3
  Russia 4th R1 •• 2
  South Africa × × R1 1
   Switzerland × × QF 1
  Ukraine R1 × × 1
  United States × R1 QF 2
  Uruguay × R1 × 1
  Venezuela QF 2nd •• 2
Nations 12 16 12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Argentina será sede del próximo Mundial de Mayores en 2019 - El Sureño". surenio.com.ar. 10 April 2016. Retrieved 17 April 2018.

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