Copa América de Futsal

The CONMEBOL Copa América de Futsal is the main national futsal competition of the CONMEBOL nations organized by the FIFA. It was first held in 1964 and was organized by Asociación Mundial de Futsal (AMF) as "Sudamericano". The tournament was also a qualifier for the AMF Futsal World Cup. The AMF organised the championship until 1989.[1]

Copa América de Futsal
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Organizing bodyCONMEBOL
Founded1992; 31 years ago (1992)
RegionSouth America
Number of teams10
Qualifier forFutsal Finalissima
Related competitionsCopa América
Current champion(s) Argentina
(3rd title)
Most successful team(s) Brazil
(10 titles)
Websitefutsalcopaamerica

In 1992 Conmebol organized its first South American in Aracaju under the name "Campeonato Conmebol de Futsal (FIFA)". In that tournament only 4 national teams participated (Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Ecuador) and it was used as a World Cup qualifier as well than the tournaments of 1996 and 2000 that were called with the same name.

The other tournaments played between 1995 and 1999 were played in Brazil and were called Taça América de Futsal FIFA. The dominance was always of the local team although those tournaments were only competitive without prior classification to any contest.

As of the 2003 edition, it began to be called the "Copa América de Futsal", and the venue of the tournament began to rotate, just as it is done with the traditional Copa América. The first two editions were World Cup qualifying. However, Conmebol created the South American Futsal Qualifiers in 2012, which were repeated in 2016 and 2020.[2] Starting in 2024, the Copa América was used again to determine qualification for the World Cup.[1]

ResultsEdit

AMF Futsal tournamentEdit

Not considered official by Conmebol/FIFA

Ed. Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Second Place Third Place Score Fourth Place
1 1965 Asunción  
Paraguay
[n1 1]  
Uruguay
 
Brazil
[n1 1]  
Argentina
2 1969 Asunción  
Brazil
[n1 1]  
Paraguay
 
Argentina
[n1 1]  
Uruguay
3 1971 São Paulo  
Brazil
[n1 1]  
Uruguay
 
Paraguay
[n1 1]  
Peru
4 1973 Montevideo  
Brazil
[n1 1]  
Uruguay
 
Paraguay
[n1 1]  
Argentina
5 1975 Corrientes  
Brazil
[n1 1]  
Uruguay
 
Paraguay
[n1 1]  
Argentina
6 1976 Montevideo  
Brazil
[n1 1]  
Paraguay
 
Uruguay
[n1 1]  
Argentina
7 1977 Porto Alegre  
Brazil
[n1 1]  
Paraguay
 
Colombia
[n1 1]  
Uruguay
8 1979 Bogotá  
Brazil
2–0  
Uruguay
? ?
9 1983 Montevideo  
Brazil
[n1 1]  
Paraguay
 
Uruguay
[n1 1]  
Argentina
10 1986 Puerto Iguazú  
Brazil
[n1 1]  
Paraguay
 
Argentina
[n1 1]  
Uruguay
11 1989 Aracaju  
Brazil
[n1 1]  
Paraguay
 
Uruguay
[n1 1]  
Bolivia
Notes
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t No match held so the tournament was played under a round-robin format.

Copa América de FutsalEdit

Official tournament

Tournament names and editions
  • CONMEBOL Futsal Championship (FIFA Futsal): 1992, 1996, 2000
  • Taça América de Futsal (FIFA Futsal): 1995–1999
  • Copa América (FIFA Futsal): 2003–2017
Ed. Year Host Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1 1992
Brazil
 
Brazil
[n2 1]  
Argentina
 
Paraguay
[n2 1]  
Ecuador
2 1995
Brazil
 
Brazil
[n2 1]  
Argentina
 
Uruguay
[n2 1]  
Paraguay
3 1996
Brazil
 
Brazil
8–1  
Uruguay
 
Argentina
2–1  
Paraguay
4 1997
Brazil
 
Brazil
6–0  
Argentina
 
Paraguay
n/a  
Uruguay
5 1998
Brazil
 
Brazil
9–1  
Paraguay
 
Uruguay
[n2 1]  
Argentina
6 1999
Brazil
 
Brazil
9–4  
Paraguay
 
Argentina
[n2 1]  
Uruguay
7 2000
Brazil
 
Brazil
6–0  
Argentina
 
Uruguay
4–2  
Bolivia
8 2003
Paraguay
 
Argentina
1–0  
Brazil
 
Paraguay
9–4  
Uruguay
9 2008
Uruguay
 
Brazil
6–2  
Uruguay
 
Argentina
3–2  
Paraguay
10 2011
Argentina
 
Brazil
5–1  
Argentina
 
Paraguay
3–1  
Colombia
11 2015
Ecuador
 
Argentina
4–1  
Paraguay
 
Brazil
5–1  
Colombia
12 2017
Argentina [3]
 
Brazil
4–2  
Argentina
 
Paraguay
4–3  
Uruguay
2019
Chile [4]
Suspended due to 2019–2021 Chilean protests[5]
13 2022
Paraguay [6]
 
Argentina
1–0  
Paraguay
 
Brazil
3–0  
Colombia
Notes
  1. ^ a b c d e f No match held so the tournament was played under a round-robin format.

Performance by nationsEdit

Team Titles Runners-up Third place Fourth place
  Brazil 10 (1992*, 1995*, 1996*, 1997*, 1998*, 1999*, 2000*, 2008, 2011, 2017) 1 (2003) 2 (2015, 2022)
  Argentina 3 (2003, 2015, 2022) 6 (1992, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2011*, 2017*) 3 (1996, 1999, 2008) 1 (1998)
  Paraguay 4 (1998, 1999, 2015, 2022*) 5 (1992, 1997, 2003*, 2011, 2017) 3 (1995, 1996, 2008)
  Uruguay 2 (1996, 2008*) 3 (1995, 1998, 2000) 4 (1997, 1999, 2003, 2017)
  Colombia 3 (2011, 2015, 2022)
  Bolivia 1 (2000)
  Ecuador 1 (1992)
* = hosts

MedalsEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Brazil101213
2  Argentina36312
3  Paraguay0459
4  Uruguay0235
Totals (4 entries)13131339

Participating nationsEdit

Legend
  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
  • 4th – Fourth place
  • 5th-6th – Fifth to Sixth place
  • 7th-10th – Seventh to Tenth place
  • GS – Group stage
  •  ×  – Did not enter
  •      – Hosts
Team  
1992
 
1995
 
1996
 
1997
 
1998
 
1999
 
2000
 
2003
 
2008
 
2011
 
2015
 
2017
 
2022
Years
  Argentina 2nd 2nd 3rd 2nd 4th 3rd 2nd 1st 3rd 2nd 1st 2nd 1st 13
  Bolivia × × × × × × 4th GS 8th GS × 7th 8th 6
  Brazil 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 1st 1st 3rd 1st 3rd 13
  Chile × × GS × × × GS GS 10th GS 5th 10th 10th 8
  Colombia × × × × × × × GS 5th 4th 4th 5th 4th 6
  Ecuador 4th × × × × × GS GS 6th × 9th 8th 7th 7
  Paraguay 3rd 4th 4th 3rd 2nd 2nd GS 3rd 4th 3rd 2nd 3rd 2nd 13
  Peru × × × × × × GS GS 7th GS 8th 9th 9th 7
  Uruguay × 3rd 2nd 4th 3rd 4th 3rd 4th 2nd GS 6th 4th 5th 12
  Venezuela × × GS × × × GS GS 9th GS 7th 6th 6th 8
Total 4 4 6 4 4 4 9 10 10 9 9 10 10

Summary (1992 - 2017)Edit

Rank Team Part M W D L GF GA GD Points
1   Brazil 15 55 50 4 1 352 78 +300 160
2   Argentina 12 44 23 9 12 127 104 +23 78
3   Paraguay 11 45 20 6 19 178 161 +17 66
4   Uruguay 10 39 13 6 20 111 148 -37 45
5   Colombia 5 21 10 3 8 65 56 +9 33
6   Venezuela 7 22 7 1 14 51 99 -48 22
7   Peru 6 21 6 2 13 59 101 -42 20
8   Chile 7 24 3 2 19 41 142 -101 11
9   Bolivia 5 18 3 1 14 34 77 -43 10
10   Ecuador 6 20 2 4 14 47 96 -47 10

FIFA Futsal World Cup QualifiersEdit

Legend
  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
  • 4th – Fourth place
  • QF – Quarterfinals
  • R2 – Round 2 (1989–2008, second group stage, top 8; 2012–present: knockout round of 16)
  • R1 – Round 1
  •      – Hosts
  • Q – Qualified for upcoming tournament
Team  
1989
 
1992
 
1996
 
2000
 
2004
 
2008
 
2012
 
2016
 
2020
Total
  Argentina R2 R2 R1 R2 4th R2 QF 1st 2nd 9
  Brazil 1st 1st 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 1st R2 3rd 9
  Colombia 4th R2 2
  Paraguay R2 R1 R1 R2 R2 QF R2 7
  Uruguay R2 R1 R1 3
  Venezuela R2 1

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b American Futsal Championships Overview
  2. ^ Eliminatoria Sudamericana al Mundial de Futsal FIFA Tailandia 2012: fixture y reglamento del torneo on Conmebol, 9 Apr 2012 (archived)
  3. ^ "Argentina acogerá la Copa América de Futsal 2017". CONMEBOL.com. 13 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Copa América Futsal Chile 2019". CONMEBOL.com.
  5. ^ "CONMEBOL suspende la Copa América Futsal Chile 2019". CONMEBOL.com. 22 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Se conformaron los grupos en la CONMEBOL Copa América de Futsal 2022". CONMEBOL.com. December 20, 2021.

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