1996 UEFA Futsal Championship
Eurocopa de fútbol sala de 1996
Tournament details
Host countrySpain
Dates8–14 January
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Spain (1st title)
Runners-up Russia
Third place Belgium
Fourth place Italy
Tournament statistics
Top scorer(s)Russia Konstantin Eremenko (8 goals)
Best player(s)Spain Paulo Roberto
1999

The 1996 UEFA Futsal Championship was the first official edition of the UEFA-governed European Championship for national futsal teams. It was held in Spain, between January 8 and January 14, 1996, in one venue located in the city of Córdoba.

Qualification

Main article: 1996 UEFA Futsal Championship qualification

Qualified teams

Country
 Spain
 Belgium
 Netherlands
 Ukraine
 Russia
 Italy

Venue

Arena Pabellón Vista Alegre
Image
Palacio Municipal de Deportes Vista Alegre - Córdoba (España).jpg
City Córdoba
Capacity 4,000

Squads

Main article: 1996 UEFA Futsal Championship squads

Group stage

Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Spain 4 2 1 1 0 4 3 +1
 Belgium 3 2 1 0 1 3 2 +1
 Netherlands 1 2 0 1 1 2 4 -2
Spain 2–1 Belgium
Report
Vista Alegre, Córdoba

Netherlands 0–2 Belgium
Report
Vista Alegre, Córdoba

Spain 2–2 Netherlands
Report
Vista Alegre, Córdoba

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Russia 6 2 2 0 0 8 3 +5
 Italy 3 2 1 0 1 7 8 -1
 Ukraine 0 2 0 0 2 5 9 -4
Russia 3–2 Ukraine
Report
Vista Alegre, Córdoba

Italy 6– 3 Ukraine
Report
Vista Alegre, Córdoba

Russia 5–1 Italy
Report
Vista Alegre, Córdoba

Knockout stage

Semi-finals

Spain 4–1 Italy
Report
Vista Alegre, Córdoba

Russia 6–2 Belgium
Report
Vista Alegre, Córdoba

Fifth Place Play-off

Netherlands 3–4 (a.e.t.) Ukraine
Report
Vista Alegre, Córdoba

Third place play-off

Italy 2–3 (a.e.t.) Belgium
Report
Vista Alegre, Córdoba

Final

Spain 5–3 Russia
Report
Vista Alegre, Córdoba