Argentina national beach soccer team

The Argentina national beach soccer team represents Argentina in international beach soccer competitions and is controlled by the AFA, the governing body for football in Argentina.

Argentina
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)La Albiceleste
AssociationArgentine Football Association
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachGustavo Casado
CaptainLucas Medero
Home stadiumEzeiza
FIFA codeARG
BSWW ranking11


First colours


Second colours
FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
Appearances8 (first in 2005)
Best resultFifth place: (2006, 2008, 2013)
CONMEBOL Beach Soccer Championship
Appearances8 (first in 2005)
Best result1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner (2013)
Beach Soccer World Championship (BSWW)
Appearances8 (first in 1995)
Best resultBronze medal icon.svg Third Place (2001)
Websitewww.afa.org.ar

The Argentina national beach soccer team has qualified and participated in eight FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tournaments and has been a Winner of the CONMEBOL Competition once and Runners-up twice. Argentina is ranked 10th in the FIFA World Rankings.

Current squadEdit

Correct as of April 2015:[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK    Marcelo Salgueiro
2 DF    Jonathan Levi
3 DF    Santiago Hilaire
8 MF    Rodrigo Lopez
6 DF    Luciano Franceschini
10 MF    Federico Costas
No. Pos. Nation Player
14 FW    Lucas Medero
7 FW    Federico Hilaire
9 FW    Luciano Sirico
11 FW    Cesar Leguizamon
4 MF    Cristian Cuevas
12 GK    Dardo Cortes

Current staffEdit

  • Coach: Gustavo Casado
  • Technical Assistant: Esteban Pizzi
  • Head Delegation: Gustavo Lorenzo

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup RecordEdit

Year Round Pos Pld W W
aet/pso
L GF GA GD
Brazil2005 Quarterfinals 8th 3 1 0 2 8 16 -8
Brazil2006 Quarterfinals 5th 4 3 0 1 11 9 +2
Brazil2007 Group stage 11th 3 1 0 2 9 9 -
France2008 Quarterfinals 5th 4 3 0 1 13 7 +6
United Arab Emirates2009 Group stage 9th 3 1 1 1 11 6 +5
Italy2011 Group stage 11th 3 1 0 2 6 10 -4
Tahiti2013 Quarterfinals 5th 4 2 0 2 18 17 +1
Portugal2015 Group stage 13th 3 1 0 2 9 14 -5
Bahamas2017 Did not qualify
Paraguay2019 Did not qualify
Russia2021 Did not qualify
Total 8/11 - 27 13 1 13 85 89 -

Beach Soccer World ChampionshipsEdit

Year Round Pos Pld W W
aet/pso
L GF GA GD
Brazil 1995 Group stage 7th 3 1 0 2 4 6
Brazil 1996 Group stage 8th 3 0 0 3 5 12
Brazil 1997 Semifinalist 4th 5 2 0 3 14 33
Brazil 1998 Quarterfinals 8th 4 1 0 3 13 19
Brazil 1999 Not invited
Brazil 2000 Group stage 10th 3 0 0 3 9 10
Brazil 2001 Semifinalist 3rd 5 4 0 1 22 12
Brazil 2002 Group stage 8th 3 0 0 3 12 27
Brazil 2003 Not invited
Brazil 2004 Quarterfinals 7th 3 1 0 2 8 15
Total 8/10 - 30 10 0 20 84 125 -

Regional honoursEdit

Mundialito de Futebol de PraiaEdit

  • 3rd (3) 2006, 2008, 2010

Copa LatinaEdit

  • 2nd (1) 2006
  • 3rd (4) 1999, 2003, 2009, 2010

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Squad Archived 3 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine

External linksEdit