Belgium national futsal team

The Belgium national futsal team is the national futsal team of Belgium and is controlled by the Belgian Football Association and represents the country in international futsal competitions, such as the FIFA Futsal World Cup and the European Championships.[2]

Belgium
Nickname(s)Rode Duivels / Diables Rouges
(Red Devils)
AssociationBelgian Football Association
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachRodrigues Marques Coimbra
Luca Cragnaz
Asst coachTim Vergauwen, Karim Bachar
Most capsKarim Chaibai (135)
Top scorerKarim Chaibai (65)
FIFA codeBEL
FIFA ranking27 [1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 Belgium 7–2 Netherlands 
(Genk, Belgium; April 22, 1977)
Biggest win
 Belgium 14–1 Moldova 
(Ghent, Belgium; October 24, 1995)
 Belgium 13–0 Malta 
(Bern, Switzerland; December 17, 2010)
Biggest defeat
 Belgium 1–11 Spain 
(Ans, Belgium; April 5, 2005)
World Cup
Appearances3 (First in 1989)
Best result4th place, (1989)
UEFA Futsal Championship
Appearances5 (First in 1996)
Best resultMed 3.png 3rd place, (1996)
World Cup
Appearances5 (First in 1997)
Best result4th place, (2015)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances3 (First in 2007)
Best result5th place, (2007, 2018)

Tournament recordsEdit

FIFA Futsal World CupEdit

FIFA World Cup Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Netherlands 1989 4th Place 8 5 2 1 22 11
Hong Kong 1992 Second Round 6 3 0 3 17 18
Spain 1996 Second Round 6 2 0 4 17 22
Guatemala 2000 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Chinese Taipei 2004 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Brazil 2008 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Thailand 2012 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Colombia 2016 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Lithuania 2020 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Total 3/9 20 10 2 8 56 51

UEFA European Futsal ChampionshipEdit

UEFA European Futsal Championship Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Spain 1996 3rd Place 4 2 0 2 8 10
Spain 1999 1st Round 3 0 1 2 1 7
Russia 2001 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Italy 2003 1st Round 3 0 1 2 5 11
Czech Republic 2005 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Portugal 2007 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Hungary 2010 1st Round 2 0 0 2 2 8
Croatia 2012 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Belgium 2014 1st Round 2 0 1 1 1 6
Serbia 2016 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Slovenia 2018 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Netherlands 2022 To be determined - - - - - -
Total 5/12 14 2 3 9 17 42

Grand Prix de FutsalEdit

Grand Prix de Futsal Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Brazil 2005 Did not enter - - - - - -
Brazil 2006 Did not enter - - - - - -
Brazil 2007 5th Place 6 4 0 2 20 23
Brazil 2008 Did not enter - - - - - -
Brazil 2009 Did not enter - - - - - -
Brazil 2010 Did not enter - - - - - -
Brazil 2011 13th Place 6 3 2 1 32 21
Brazil 2013 Did not enter - - - - - -
Brazil 2014 Did not enter - - - - - -
Brazil 2015 Did not enter - - - - - -
Brazil 2018 5th Place 4 0 1 3 8 28
Total 3/11 16 7 3 6 60 72

Futsal MundialitoEdit

Futsal Mundialito Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Italy 1994 Did not enter - - - - - -
Brazil 1995 Did not enter - - - - - -
Brazil 1996 Did not enter - - - - - -
Brazil 1998 5th Place 4 0 0 4 8 18
Brazil 2001 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Italy 2002 8th Place 4 0 1 3 5 19
Portugal 2006 Did not enter - - - - - -
Portugal 2007 Did not enter - - - - - -
Portugal 2008 Did not enter - - - - - -
Total 2/9 8 0 1 7 13 37

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players were named for UEFA Futsal Euro 2014

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
12 1GK Pietro Benetti (1988-05-19)19 May 1988 (aged 25)   Futsal Hasselt
1 1GK David Morant (1977-12-24)24 December 1977 (aged 36)   Real Noorderwijk
5 2DF Ahmed Sababti (1985-12-10)10 December 1985 (aged 28)   Futsal Topsport Antwerpen
8 2DF Liliu (1979-04-16)16 April 1979 (aged 34)   Châtelineau Futsal
13 2DF Jonathan Neukermans (1983 -04-12)12 April 1983 (aged 30)   FP Asse-Gooik
11 3MF Abdelhak El Ghaadaoui (1992-04-12)12 April 1992 (aged 21)   Futsal Topsport Antwerpen
2 4FW Valentin Dujacquier (1989 -07-23)23 July 1989 (aged 24)   Châtelineau Futsal
3 4FW Mustapha Harram (1981-04-29)29 April 1981 (aged 32)   Futsal Topsport Antwerpen
4 4FW Omar Rahou (1992-07-19)19 July 1992 (aged 21)   Châtelineau Futsal
6 4FW Lúcio (1975-07-04)4 July 1975 (aged 38)   Châtelineau Futsal
7 4FW Karim Chaibai (1982-10-05)5 October 1982 (aged 31)   Châtelineau Futsal
9 4FW Saad Salhi (1987-05-14)14 May 1987 (aged 26)   Action 21 Charleroi
10 4FW Aziz Hitou (1990-02-01)1 February 1990 (aged 23)   Futsal Topsport Antwerpen
14 4FW Reda Dahbi (1981 -06-26)26 June 1981 (aged 32)   Futsal Hasselt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Futsal World Ranking
  2. ^ "Belgium futsal story: Hope for better future". futsallfeed.com. Retrieved 2020-04-08.

External linksEdit