Venezuela national futsal team

The Venezuela national futsal team represents Venezuela in international futsal competitions, such as the World Cup and the Copa América. It is controlled by the Federación Venezolana de Fútbol.

Venezuela
Nickname(s)La Vinotinto (The Burgundy)
Los Llaneros (The Plainsmen)
AssociationFederación Venezolana de Fútbol
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
FIFA codeVEN
FIFA ranking30[1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 Brazil 13–1 Venezuela 
(Niterói, Brazil, 16 April 1996)
Biggest win
 Peru 2–7 Venezuela 
(Portoviejo, Ecuador, 29 August 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 13–1 Venezuela 
(Niterói, Brazil, 16 April 1996)
World Cup
Appearances1 (First in 2020)
Copa América
Appearances7 (First in 1996)
Best result6th place (2017)
World Cup
Appearances6 (First in 1991)
Best resultGold Champions (1997)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances3 (First in 2005)
Best result6th place (2005)

Results and fixturesEdit

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

Legend

  Win   Draw   Lose   Fixture

2021Edit

16 March 2021 (2021-03-16) Friendly match Costa Rica   0–2   Venezuela San Rafael de Alajuela, Costa Rica
Stadium: Scotiabank Arena
17 March 2021 (2021-03-17) Friendly match Costa Rica   1–2   Venezuela San Rafael de Alajuela, Costa Rica
Stadium: Scotiabank Arena
20 March 2021 (2021-03-20) Friendly match Costa Rica   0–2   Venezuela San Rafael de Alajuela, Costa Rica
Stadium: Scotiabank Arena
24 June 2021 (2021-06-24) Friendly match Uzbekistan   3–3   Venezuela Taskent, Uzbekistan
Stadium: Yunusabad Sports Complex
27 June 2021 (2021-06-27) Friendly match Uzbekistan   3–2   Venezuela Taskent, Uzbekistan
Stadium: Yunusabad Sports Complex
1 August 2021 (2021-08-01) Friendly match Lara Regional Team 1–2   Venezuela Barquisimeto, Venezuela
13:00 (UTC-4) Stadium: Cancha Los Horcones
2 August 2021 (2021-08-02) Friendly match Lara Regional Team 2–4   Venezuela Barquisimeto, Venezuela
13:00 (UTC-4) Stadium: Cancha Los Horcones
19 August 2021 (2021-08-19) Friendly match Venezuela   2–2   Japan Rio Maior, Portugal
19:00 WEST (UTC+1) Stadium: Complexo Desportivo de Rio Maior
20 August 2021 (2021-08-20) Friendly match Portugal   2–1   Venezuela Rio Maior, Portugal
19:00 WEST (UTC+1) Stadium: Complexo Desportivo de Rio Maior
27 August 2021 (2021-08-27) Friendly match Burinhosa 0–4   Venezuela Rio Maior, Portugal
19:00 WEST (UTC+1) Stadium: Complexo Desportivo de Rio Maior
27 August 2021 (2021-08-27) Friendly match Quinta dos Lombos 3–4   Venezuela Rio Maior, Portugal
19:00 WEST (UTC+1) Stadium: Complexo Desportivo de Rio Maior
31 August 2021 (2021-08-31) Friendly match Venezuela   2–5   Angola Viseu, Portugal
19:00 WEST (UTC+1) Stadium: Pavilhão Cidade de Viseu
12 September 2021 (2021-09-12) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group A Lithuania   1–2   Venezuela Kaunas, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3)
  • Justinas Zagurskas   7'
Report (FIFA)
  • Carlos Sanz   3'
  • Alfredo Vidal   38'
Stadium: Žalgiris Arena
Referee: Chris Sinclair (New Zealand)
15 September 2021 (2021-09-15) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group A Costa Rica   0-1   Venezuela Kaunas, Lithuania
18:00 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Žalgiris Arena
18 September 2021 (2021-09-18) FIFA Futsal World Cup Round of 16 Venezuela   2–3   Morocco Kaunas, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Žalgiris Arena

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

The following 16 players were called up for 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Jhonny Rueda (1988-12-10) 10 December 1988 (age 34) 71   CSF Montsan
2 2DF Carlos Sanz (1980-07-07) 7 July 1980 (age 42) 32   Novo Vrijeme Makarska
3 4FW Wilmer Cabarcas (1994-09-15) 15 September 1994 (age 28) 10   Modena Cavezzo
4 2DF Greydelvid Terán (1991-11-24) 24 November 1991 (age 31) 34   La Fría del Sur
5 2DF Henry Gutiérrez (1997-05-10) 10 May 1997 (age 25) 22   FC Kemi
6 2DF Carlos Polo (1992-03-26) 26 March 1992 (age 30) 12   Delta Te Quiero
7 3MF Jesús Viamonte (1997-04-09) 9 April 1997 (age 25) 32   Manzanares
8 4FW Enderson Suárez (1993-04-09) 9 April 1993 (age 29) 10   FC Kemi
9 3MF Carlos Vento (1997-02-27) 27 February 1997 (age 25) 22   Xota FS
10 4FW Wilson Francia (1992-10-20) 20 October 1992 (age 30) 31   Caracas Futsal Club
11 3MF Alfredo Vidal (1994-02-03) 3 February 1994 (age 28) 30   Panta Walon
12 1GK José Miguel Villalobos (1991-11-26) 26 November 1991 (age 31) 55   Delta Te Quiero
13 3MF Milton Francia (1994-12-18) 18 December 1994 (age 28) 27   Pumas de Vargas
14 4FW Rafael Morillo (1992-10-20) 20 October 1992 (age 30) 21   Centauros de Caracas
15 1GK Freddy Chacín (1991-12-06) 6 December 1991 (age 31) 6   Macedense
16 3MF Andrés Terán (1994-02-27) 27 February 1994 (age 28) 13   Barracas Central

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA Futsal World CupEdit

FIFA Futsal World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GS GA
  1989 Did not enter
  1992
  1996 Did not qualify
  2000
  2004
  2008
  2012
  2016
  2020 Round of 16 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1
Total 1/9 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1

Copa América de FutsalEdit

  • 1992did not enter
  • 1995did not enter
  • 1996 – 1st round
  • 1997did not enter
  • 1998did not enter
  • 1999did not enter
  • 2000 – 1st round
  • 2003 – 7th place
  • 2008 – 9th place
  • 2011 – 7th place
  • 2015 – 7th place
  • 2017 – 6th place
  • 2022 – 6th place

FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)/CONMEBOL Preliminary CompetitionEdit

FIFUSA/AMF Futsal World CupEdit

Grand Prix de FutsalEdit

  • 2005 – 6th place
  • 2006did not enter
  • 2007did not enter
  • 2008 – 9th place
  • 2009 – 9th place
  • 2010did not enter
  • 2011did not enter
  • 2013did not enter
  • 2014did not enter
  • 2015did not enter
  • 2017TBD

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit