1989 FIFA Futsal World Championship
FIFA Wereldkampioenschap Futsal 1989
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Tournament details
Host countryNetherlands
Dates5–15 January
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (1st title)
Runners-up Netherlands
Third place United States
Fourth place Belgium
Tournament statistics
Matches played40
Goals scored221 (5.53 per match)
Attendance86,500 (2,163 per match)
Top scorer(s)Hungary Laszlo Zsadanyi (7 goals)
Best player(s)Netherlands Victor Hermans
Fair play award United States
1992

The 1989 FIFA Futsal World Championship was the first ever FIFA Futsal World Championship, the quadrennial international futsal championship contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It was held between 5 and 15 January 1989 in the Netherlands. It was the first non-Olympic FIFA tournament held in the country.

Brazil won the tournament.

Participants

Participants
Participants

16 countries were invited to participate to the tournament. 6 from Europe, 3 from South America, 2 from North America, Africa and Asia respectively and 1 from Oceania.

Confederation Berths Qualified
Africa 2  Algeria
 Zimbabwe
Asia 2  Japan
 Saudi Arabia
Europe 6  Belgium
 Denmark
 Hungary
 Italy
 Netherlands
 Spain
North America 2  Canada
 United States
South America 3  Argentina
 Brazil
 Paraguay
Oceania 1  Australia
TOTAL 16 Field is Finalized

Venues

Holland has many hundreds of sports halls. The KNVB's organizing committee has picked five of the largest and most attractive as the venues for the 1st FIFA World Championship for Five-A-Side Football.[1]

Amsterdam Arnhem Leeuwarden Rotterdam 's-Hertogenbosch
Sporthallen Zuid Rijnhal Sporthal Kalverdijkje Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis Maaspoort Sports and Events
3,500 6,500 4,000 7,000 3,500
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Squads

Main article: 1989 FIFA Futsal World Championship squads

Round 1

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Netherlands 3 2 1 0 10 5 +5 5
 Paraguay 3 1 2 0 9 4 +5 4
 Denmark 3 1 1 1 12 10 +2 3
 Algeria 3 0 0 3 5 17 −12 0
Source:[citation needed]
Netherlands 4–2 Denmark
  • Faber 12', 33'
  • Tielens 40+3'
  • Hermans 40+10'
Report
Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis, Rotterdam
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Hernan Silva Arce (Chile)
Paraguay 5–0 Algeria
  • Alcaraz 8', 20'
  • Sanchez 11', 40'
  • Ruiz-Diaz 20'
Report
Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis, Rotterdam
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Pierre Meysman (Belgium)

Denmark 2–2 Paraguay
Report
  • Jara 20'
  • Espineda 32'
Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis, Rotterdam
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Laszlo Molnar (Hungary)
Netherlands 4–1 Algeria
  • Foree 2'
  • Seintner 17'
  • Loosveld 20', 25'
Report
  • Dahnoune 25'
Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis, Rotterdam
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Antonio Evangelista (Canada)

Denmark 8–4 Algeria
  • Laudrup 20', 48', 49'
  • Joergensen 23'
  • Johansen 32'
  • Olsen 33', 47'
  • Moeller Nielsen 45'
Report
Sporthallen Zuid, Amsterdam
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Julio C. Salas (United States)
Netherlands 2–2 Paraguay
  • Seintner 16'
  • Faber 44'
Report
Rijnhal, Arnhem
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Emilio Soriano Aladren (Spain)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 2 0 1 14 4 +10 4
 Hungary 3 2 0 1 17 9 +8 4
 Spain 3 2 0 1 14 9 +5 4
 Saudi Arabia 3 0 0 3 4 27 −23 0
Source:[citation needed]
Hungary 3–2 Brazil
  • Borostyan 18'
  • Rozsa 34'
  • Laszlo Zsadanyi
Report
  • Toca 9'
  • Átila 13'
Sporthal Kalverdijkje, Leeuwarden
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Alexis Ponnet (Belgium)
Saudi Arabia 2–8 Spain
  • Al-Temyat 5'
  • Abu Humoud 20'
Report
  • Valencia 4', 7'
  • Bonilla 10'
  • Gonzalez 16'
  • Armora 18', 31'
  • Ferre 29', 35'
Sporthal Kalverdijkje, Leeuwarden
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Luigi Agnolin (Italy)

Brazil 8–0 Saudi Arabia
  • Raul 8'
  • Toca 11', 29'
  • Gilson 15'
  • Benatti 37', 50'
  • Átila 44'
  • Neimar 48'
Report
Maaspoort Sports and Events, 's-Hertogenbosch
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: William N. M. Crombie (Scotland)
Hungary 3–5 Spain
  • Zsadanyi 13'
  • Mozner 36'
  • Rozsa 46'
Report
  • Valencia 15'
  • Armora 24'
  • Iglesias 35', 40'
  • Navarro 45'
Maaspoort Sports and Events, 's-Hertogenbosch
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Christiaan Van der Laar (Netherlands)

Hungary 11–2 Saudi Arabia
  • Zsadanyi 1', 7', 40', 41' (pen.)
  • Borostyan 3', 6', 12'
  • Olajos 13', 31'
  • Qiriko 44'
Report
  • Al-Behair 34'
  • Al-Temyat 39'
Sporthal Kalverdijkje, Leeuwarden
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Abel Gnecco (Argentina)
Brazil 4–1 Spain
  • Raul 15'
  • Benatti 18'
  • Marquinhos 33', 42'
Report
  • Bonilla 29'
Maaspoort Sports and Events, 's-Hertogenbosch
Attendance: 3,100
Referee: Juan Francisco Escobar (Paraguay)

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Belgium 3 3 0 0 8 1 +7 6
 Argentina 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 4
 Canada 3 1 0 2 7 7 0 2
 Japan 3 0 0 3 3 11 −8 0
Source:[citation needed]
Japan 0–3 Belgium
Report
  • Janssen 20'
  • Schreurs 27'
  • Papanicolaou 42'
Maaspoort Sports and Events, 's-Hertogenbosch
Attendance: 200
Referee: Juan Francisco Escobar (Paraguay)
Canada 1–3 Argentina
Report
  • Hidalgo 8', 49'
  • Lozano 16'
Maaspoort Sports and Events, 's-Hertogenbosch
Attendance: 1,200
Referee: J. Oortman (Netherlands)

Belgium 2–0 Canada
  • Maes 7'
  • Schreurs 22'
Report
Sporthal Kalverdijkje, Leeuwarden
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Hernan Silva Arce (Chile)
Japan 1–2 Argentina
  • Yato 39'
Report
  • Hidalgo 7' (pen.)
  • Lozano 19'
Sporthal Kalverdijkje, Leeuwarden
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: J. Andreu Dubon (Spain)

Japan 2–6 Canada
Report
Belgium 3–1 Argentina
  • Schreurs 12'
  • Fostier 38'
  • Beyers 50'
Report
  • Alvarez 35'
Maaspoort Sports and Events, 's-Hertogenbosch
Attendance: 3,100
Referee: William N. M. Crombie (Scotland)

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 3 2 1 0 10 3 +7 5
 Italy 3 2 0 1 12 6 +6 4
 Australia 3 1 1 1 6 8 −2 3
 Zimbabwe 3 0 0 3 3 14 −11 0
Source:[citation needed]
Italy 5–1 Zimbabwe
  • Albanesi 8'
  • Famà 20', 30'
  • de Simoni 25'
  • Albani 27'
Report
  • Kambani 44'
Sporthallen Zuid, Amsterdam
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: T. Van der Meer (Netherlands)
United States 1–1 Australia
Report
Sporthallen Zuid, Amsterdam
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Emilio Soriano Aladren (Spain)

Zimbabwe 1–5 United States
  • Munemo 39'
Report
Rijnhal, Arnhem
Attendance: 500
Referee: Kim Milton Nielsen (Denmark)
Italy 6–1 Australia
  • Albani 9' (pen.), 29'
  • Famà 15'
  • Minicucci 20'
  • Albanesi 33'
  • Roma 49'
Report
Rijnhal, Arnhem
Attendance: 500
Referee: Romualdo Arppi Filho (Brazil)

Zimbabwe 1–4 Australia
  • Munemo 50'
Report
Sporthallen Zuid, Amsterdam
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Alexis Ponnet (Belgium)
Italy 1–4 United States
  • Filippini 44'
Report
Rijnhal, Arnhem
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Christiaan Van der Laar (Netherlands)

Round 2

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Belgium 3 2 1 0 9 4 +5 5
 Netherlands 3 1 1 1 8 6 +2 3
 Hungary 3 0 2 1 6 8 −2 2
 Italy 3 1 0 2 5 10 −5 2
Source:[citation needed]
Netherlands 3–3 Hungary
Report
  • Rozsa 6'
  • Borostyan 29'
  • Qiriko 43'
Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis, Rotterdam
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: William N. M. Crombie (Scotland)
Belgium 5–1 Italy
  • Fostier 4', 43'
  • Beyers 11'
  • Papanicolaou 28', 49'
Report
  • Famà 15'
Rijnhal, Arnhem
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Emilio Soriano Aladren (Spain)

Hungary 2–2 Belgium
  • Rozsa 28', 39'
Report
  • Maes 4'
  • Hernalsteen 40'
Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis, Rotterdam
Attendance: 800
Referee: Romualdo Arppi Filho (Brazil)
Netherlands 4–1 Italy
  • Hermans 21'
  • Bakker 24'
  • Demandt 38'
  • Loosveld 49'
Report
  • Minicucci 2'
Rijnhal, Arnhem
Attendance: 1,700
Referee: Juan Francisco Escobar (Paraguay)

Netherlands 1–2 Belgium
  • Loosveld 7'
Report
  • Schreurs 6', 26'
Rijnhal, Arnhem
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: William N. M. Crombie (Scotland)
Hungary 1–3 Italy
  • Borostyan 6'
Report
  • Roma 7'
  • Albani 18'
  • Famà 27'
Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis, Rotterdam
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Hernan Silva Arce (Chile)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 3 3 0 0 10 4 +6 6
 Brazil 3 2 0 1 14 9 +5 4
 Paraguay 3 1 0 2 5 10 −5 2
 Argentina 3 0 0 3 7 13 −6 0
Source:[citation needed]
Brazil 5–1 Paraguay
  • Átila 10', 20+5'
  • Benatti 14'
  • Neimar 40'
  • Adílio 40+10'
Report
  • Jara 35'
Rijnhal, Arnhem
Attendance: 500
Referee: Kim Milton Nielsen (Denmark)
United States 3–1 Argentina
Report
  • Ávalos 8'
Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis, Rotterdam
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Luigi Agnolin (Italy)

Paraguay 0–2 United States
Report
Rijnhal, Arnhem
Attendance: 1,700
Referee: Hernan Silva Arce (Chile)
Brazil 6–3 Argentina
  • Toca 7', 42'
  • Marquinhos 13'
  • Adílio 36'
  • Carlos Alberto 44'
  • Dirceu 47'
Report
  • Castaneira 39'
  • Hidalgo 45' (pen.)
  • Valarin 50' (pen.)
Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis, Rotterdam
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Alexis Ponnet (Belgium)

Brazil 3–5 United States
  • Raul 39' (pen.)
  • Dirceu 47'
  • Neimar 48'
Report
Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis, Rotterdam
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Antonio Evangelista (Canada)
Paraguay 4–3 Argentina
  • Flor 14'
  • López 26'
  • Sanchez 35'
  • Ruiz-Diaz 39'
Report Avalos 18', 23', 30'
Rijnhal, Arnhem
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: J. Oortman (Netherlands)

Final round

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
14 January 1989 - Rotterdam
 
 
 Belgium3 (3)
 
15 January 1989 - Rotterdam
 
 Brazil (p)3 (5)
 
 Brazil2
 
14 January 1989 - Rotterdam
 
 Netherlands 1
 
 United States1
 
 
 Netherlands 2
 
Third place
 
 
15 January 1989 - Rotterdam
 
 
 Belgium2
 
 
 United States (a.e.t.)3

Semi-finals

Belgium 3–3 (a.e.t.) Brazil
  • Reul 16'
  • Schreurs 54'
  • Maes 57'
Report
  • Raul 41'
  • Cadinho 53'
  • Benatti 56'
Penalties
  • Beyers soccer ball with check mark
  • Papanicolaou soccer ball with check mark
  • Lamotte soccer ball with check mark
  • Schreurs
    soccer ball with red X
3 – 5
  • soccer ball with check mark Raul
  • soccer ball with check mark Marquinhos
  • soccer ball with check mark Benatti
  • soccer ball with check mark Carlos Alberto
  • soccer ball with check mark Serginho
Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis, Rotterdam
Attendance: 2,500
Referee: Laszlo Molnar (Hungary)

United States 1 – 2 Netherlands
Report

3rd Place

Belgium 2–3 (a.e.t.) United States
  • Maes 15', 25'
Report
Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis, Rotterdam
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Hernan Silva Arce (Chile)

Final

Brazil 2 – 1 Netherlands
  • Benatti 10'
  • Raul 46'
Report
  • Loosveld 43'
Rotterdam Ahoy Sportpaleis, Rotterdam
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: Scotland William N. M. Crombie

Champions

 FIFA Futsal World Championships 1989 Winners 

Brazil
First title

Awards

Golden Ball winner
Netherlands Victor Hermans
Golden Shoe winner
Hungary Laszlo Zsadanyi
Silver Shoe winner
Brazil Benatti
Bronze Shoe winner
Belgium Rudi Schreurs
Hungary Mihaly Borostyan
Netherlands Victor Hermans
FIFA Fair Play Trophy
 United States

Goalscorers

7 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

Tournament ranking

Rank Team
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Brazil
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Netherlands
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  United States
4  Belgium
5  Italy
6  Paraguay
7  Hungary
8  Argentina
9  Spain
10  Denmark
11  Australia
12  Canada
13  Japan
14  Zimbabwe
15  Algeria
16  Saudi Arabia

References