AMF Futsal World Cup

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

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).

Futsal Ballgame-team sport, variant of association football

Futsal is a variant of association football played on a hard court, smaller than a football pitch, and mainly indoors. It can be considered a version of five-a-side football.

Association football Team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

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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.

The 2003 AMF Futsal Men's World Cup was the 8th edition of the AMF Futsal World Cup. It was held in Paraguay from 21 to 29 November 2003. Twenty teams were involved, with the host nation eventually emerging as champions.

The 1982 FIFUSA Futsal World Championship was the inaugural FIFUSA Futsal World Cup. The tournament was held by Brazil from May 30 to June 6 in São Paulo. Ten national teams from four confederations participated in the tournament.

Brazil Federal republic in South America

Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5 million square kilometers and with over 208 million people, Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country by area and the fifth most populous. Its capital is Brasília, and its most populated city is São Paulo. The federation is composed of the union of the 26 states, the Federal District, and the 5,570 municipalities. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas; it is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, due to over a century of mass immigration from around the world.

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.

2008 AMF Futsal Womens World Cup Football tournament

The 2008 AMF Futsal Women's World Cup, supported by the AMF, was the inaugural edition of the AMF Futsal Women's World Cup. The tournament was held in Reus, Catalonia, from September 29 to October 5, 2008. It was organized by the Catalonia Futsal Federation and there were 12 national teams in the competition.

Catalonia Autonomous area of northeastern Spain

Catalonia is an autonomous community in Spain on the northeastern corner of the Iberian Peninsula, designated as a nationality by its Statute of Autonomy. Catalonia consists of four provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, and Tarragona. The capital and largest city is Barcelona, the second-most populated municipality in Spain and the core of the sixth most populous urban area in the European Union. It comprises most of the territory of the former Principality of Catalonia. It is bordered by France (Occitanie) and Andorra to the north, the Mediterranean Sea to the east, and the Spanish autonomous communities of Aragon to the west and Valencia to the south. The official languages are Catalan, Spanish, and the Aranese dialect of Occitan.

2013 AMF Futsal Womens World Cup

The 2013 AMF Futsal Women's World Cup was the 2nd edition of the AMF Futsal Women's World Cup. The tournament was held in Colombia from 7 to 16 November in Barrancabermeja. Sixteen national teams from all confederations participated in the tournament. Colombia won the tournament by defeating Venezuela 3–2 in the final, achieving its first title.

Results

Men's tournament

YearHostWinnerScoreRunner-upThird placeScoreFourth placeNumber of teams
1982
Details
Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg  Brazil Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg
Brazil
1–0Flag of Paraguay (1954-1988).svg
Paraguay
Flag of Uruguay.svg
Uruguay
0–0 (aet)
(2–1 p)
Flag of Colombia.svg
Colombia
10
1985
Details
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg
Brazil
3–1Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
Flag of Paraguay (1954-1988).svg
Paraguay
10–3Flag of Argentina.svg
Argentina
12
1988
Details
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia Flag of Paraguay (1988-1990).svg
Paraguay
2–1Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg
Brazil
Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
3–2Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
16
1991
Details
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
1–1 (aet)
(3–2 p)
Flag of Paraguay (1990-2013).svg
Paraguay
Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg
Brazil
3–2Flag of Bolivia.svg
Bolivia
22
1994
Details
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Argentina.svg
Argentina
2–1 (aet)Flag of Colombia.svg
Colombia
Flag of Uruguay.svg
Uruguay
1–0Flag of Brazil.svg
Brazil
24
1997
Details
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico Flag of Venezuela (1930-1954).svg
Venezuela
4–0Flag of Uruguay.svg
Uruguay
Flag of Brazil.svg
Brazil
4-1Flag of Russia.svg
Russia
20
2000
Details
Flag of Bolivia.svg  Bolivia Flag of Colombia.svg
Colombia
3–3 (aet)
(3–1 p)
Flag of Bolivia.svg
Bolivia
Flag of Argentina.svg
Argentina
6–6 (aet)
(6–5 p)
Flag of Russia.svg
Russia
16
2003
Details
Flag of Paraguay (1990-2013).svg  Paraguay Flag of Paraguay (1990-2013).svg
Paraguay
Group StageFlag of Colombia.svg
Colombia
Flag of Bolivia.svg
Bolivia
Group StageFlag of Peru.svg
Peru
20
2007
Details
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Paraguay (1990-2013).svg
Paraguay
1–0Flag of Argentina.svg
Argentina
Flag of Colombia.svg
Colombia
6–4Flag of Peru.svg
Peru
16
2011
Details
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Colombia.svg
Colombia
8–2Flag of Paraguay (1990-2013).svg
Paraguay
Flag of Argentina.svg
Argentina
8–4Flag of Russia.svg
Russia
16
2015
Details
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Flag of Colombia.svg
Colombia
4–0Flag of Paraguay.svg
Paraguay
Flag of Argentina.svg
Argentina
7–1Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
Belgium
16
2019
Details [1]
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Argentina.svg
Argentina
3–2Flag of Brazil.svg
Brazil
Flag of Paraguay.svg
Paraguay
11–1Flag of South Africa.svg
South Africa
16

Women's tournament

YearHostWinnerScoreRunner-upThird placeScoreFourth placeNumber of teams
2008
Details
Flag of Catalonia.svg  Catalonia Flag of Catalonia.svg
Catalonia
4–0Flag of Galicia.svg
Galicia
Flag of Colombia.svg
Colombia
6–4Flag of Russia.svg
Russia
12
2013
Details
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia Flag of Colombia.svg
Colombia
3–2Flag of Venezuela.svg
Venezuela
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech Republic
4–3Flag of Argentina.svg
Argentina
16
2017
Details
Flag of Catalonia.svg  Catalonia Flag of Brazil.svg
Brazil
4–2Flag of Argentina.svg
Argentina
Flag of Colombia.svg
Colombia
3–0Flag of Paraguay.svg
Paraguay
12

Ranking

* = hosts

Men's tournament

TeamTitlesRunners-upThird placeFourth placeTop 4
finishes
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay 3 (1988, 2003*, 2007)4 (1982, 1991, 2011, 2015)2 (1985, 2019)09
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 3 (2000, 2011*, 2015)2 (1994, 2003)1 (2007)1 (1982)7
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 2 (1982*, 1985)2 (1988, 2019)2 (1991, 1997)1 (1994)7
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 2 (1994*, 2019*)1 (2007*)3 (2000, 2011, 2015)1 (1985)7
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 1 (1991)001 (1988)2
Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela 1 (1997)0001
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 01 (1997)2 (1982, 1994)03
Flag of Bolivia.svg  Bolivia 01 (2000*)1 (2003)1 (1991)3
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 01 (1985*)1 (1988)02
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 0003 (1997, 2000, 2011)3
Flag of Peru.svg  Peru 0002 (2003, 2007)2
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 0001 (2015)1
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 0001 (2019)1

Women's tournament

TeamTitlesRunners-upThird placeFourth placeTop 4
finishes
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 1 (2013*)02 (2008, 2017)03
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 1 (2017)0001
Flag of Catalonia.svg  Catalonia 1 (2008*)0001
Flag of Galicia.svg  Galicia 01 (2008)001
Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela 01 (2013)001
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 01 (2017)01 (2013)2
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 001 (2013)01
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 0001 (2008)1
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay 0001 (2017)1

Participating nations

Men's tournament

Legend
Nation 1982
Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg
1985
Flag of Spain.svg
1988
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
1991
Flag of Italy.svg
1994
Flag of Argentina.svg
1997
Flag of Mexico.svg
2000
Flag of Bolivia.svg
2003
Flag of Paraguay (1990-2013).svg
2007
Flag of Argentina.svg
2011
Flag of Colombia.svg
2015
Flag of Belarus.svg
2019
Flag of Argentina.svg
Years
Flag of Angola.svg  Angola ×××××R1××××××1
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina R14thR2QF1stQF3rdR22nd3rd3rd1st12
Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia R1×××××××1
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia ×R2R2R1××R1R1××R1Q6
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus R2QFR1××QFQF6
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium ×××××R1R1R1QF••4th5
Flag of Bolivia.svg  Bolivia ×××4thQFR12nd3rdQF××6
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 1st1st2nd3rd4th3rdQFR2×R1R12nd10
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada ×R1R1R1R2××R1R1R1×Q7
Flag of Catalonia.svg  Catalonia ××××××××R1R1••Q2
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile ××××R1×××R1××2
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 4th××R22ndQF1st2nd3rd1st1stQ9
Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica R1R1R1xR2QFR1×××××6
Flag of Curacao.svg  Curaçao R1×1
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic/
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
R1R2R2QFR2R1×R1QFR1QF×10
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg  Democratic Republic of the Congo ×××××××R1×××1
Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador ×××××××R1QFR1×3
Flag of England.svg  England ××R1R1×x×××××2
Flag of France.svg  France ×××R1×××××××Q1
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary ××R1R1××××××××2
Flag of Israel.svg  Israel ×××R1R1R1××××××2
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy R1×R1R1R1××R1×××Q5
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan R1R1R1R1×R1××××××4
Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg  Kyrgyzstan ××××××R1×1
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia ××××ו•××1
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico ×××R1R2R1R2××R2××5
Flag of Moldova.svg  Moldova R1×××××××1
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco ××××R1R1R1×××R1Q3
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands R1R1x×××××××××3
Flag of the Netherlands Antilles.svg  Netherlands Antilles ×××××xR1×××1
Flag of Nepal.svg    Nepal ×××××××××××Q
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand ××R1××××××R1××2
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway ××××××××R1×R1×2
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay 2nd3rd1st2ndQF×QF1st1st2nd2nd3rd10
Flag of Peru.svg  Peru ×××××××4th4thQF×3
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal ×R24th1stR2R2×××××5
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico ×××R1R1×××××××2
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia/
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
×××R1R24th4thR2R14thQFQ8
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia R2R1R2×××R1×4
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa ×××××××××××4th1
Flag of South Ossetia.svg  South Ossetia R1×1
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ×2nd3rdQFQFR2QFR2×××7
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine ×××R1××××1
Flag of the United States.svg  United States ××R1R1R1R1××××××4
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 3rdR2R2R23rd2ndR2×R1R1QFQ10
Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela ×××QFQF1st××R1QFR16
Nations1012162424201620161616TBA

Women's tournament

Legend
Team Flag of Catalonia.svg
2008
Flag of Colombia.svg
2013
Flag of Catalonia.svg
2017
Years
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina QF4th2nd3
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia QFQFR13
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium R1××1
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil ×R11st2
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada ×R1×1
Flag of Catalonia.svg  Catalonia 1stQFQF3
Chinese Taipei Football Flag on FIFA website.svg  Chinese Taipei ×QFR12
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 3rd1st3rd3
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic R13rd••2
Flag of El Salvador.svg  El Salvador ×R1×1
Flag of France.svg  France ו•R11
Flag of Galicia.svg  Galicia 2nd××1
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy R1R1QF3
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco ×R1••1
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay QFQF4th3
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 4thR1••2
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa ××R11
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland ××QF1
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine R1××1
Flag of the United States.svg  United States ×R1QF2
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay ×R1×1
Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela QF2nd••2
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