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2004 FIFA Futsal World Championship
FIFA Futsal World Championship Chinese Taipei 2004
2004年世界杯五人制足球錦標賽
Tournament details
Host country Taiwan
Dates21 November – 5 December
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Spain (2nd title)
Runners-up Italy
Third place Brazil
Fourth place Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played40
Goals scored237 (5.93 per match)
Attendance50,923 (1,273 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Falcão (13 goals)
Best player(s)Brazil Falcão
2000
2008

The 2004 FIFA Futsal World Championship was the fifth 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 21 November and 5 December 2004 in Chinese Taipei.[1] It was the first FIFA tournament held in the country and was the last to feature 16 teams.

Spain won their second successive title, defeating Italy in the final.

Qualifying criteria

Main article: 2004 FIFA Futsal World Championship qualification

Qualified nations

Competition Date Venue Berths Qualified
Host Nation   1  Chinese Taipei
2004 AFC Futsal Championship 16–25 April 2004  Macau 3  Iran
 Thailand
 Japan
2004 African Futsal Championship 9 July – 3 September 2004 Home & away 1  Egypt
2004 CONCACAF Futsal Championship 23 July – 1 August 2004  Costa Rica 2  United States
 Cuba
2003 Copa América de Futsal 26 August – 1 September 2003  Paraguay 3  Paraguay
 Argentina
 Brazil
2004 Oceanian Futsal Championship 25–29 July 2004  Australia 1  Australia
UEFA preliminary competition November – December 2003 Groups 5  Ukraine
 Spain
 Czech Republic
 Italy
 Portugal
TOTAL 16 Field is finalized

Venues

Taipei Linkou
NTU Gymnasium Linkou Gymnasium
Capacity: 3,500 Capacity: 15,000

First round

(21 November-26 November)

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

Second round

(28 November-1 December)

Group E

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA Diff
 Italy 7 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4
 Spain 6 3 2 0 1 7 4 +3
 Portugal 4 3 1 1 1 9 7 +2
 Czech Republic 0 3 0 0 3 4 13 –9
Spain  2 - 0  Czech Republic
Italy  0 - 0  Portugal
Spain  2 - 3  Italy
Czech Republic  4 - 8  Portugal
Spain  3 - 1  Portugal
Czech Republic  0 - 3  Italy

Group F

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA Diff
 Brazil 9 3 3 0 0 16 7 +9
 Argentina 4 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
 Ukraine 4 3 1 1 1 4 7 –3
 United States 0 3 0 0 3 7 13 –6
Brazil  6 - 1  Ukraine
Argentina  2 - 1  United States
Brazil  2 - 1  Argentina
Ukraine  3 - 1  United States
Brazil  8 - 5  United States
Ukraine  0 - 0  Argentina

Final round

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
3 December 2004 - Taipei
 
 
 Brazil2 (4)
 
5 December 2004 - Taipei
 
 Spain (PSO) 2 (5)
 
 Spain 2
 
3 December 2004 - Taipei
 
 Italy 1
 
 Argentina4
 
 
 Italy 7
 
Third place
 
 
5 December 2004 - Taipei
 
 
 Brazil 7
 
 
 Argentina 4

Semi-Finals

Brazil 2 – 2 (a.e.t.) Spain
Pablo Goal 26'
Simi Goal 35'
Report Goal 23' Andreu
Goal 35' Marcelo
Penalties
Simi Penalty scored
Euler Penalty scored
Índio Penalty missed
Falcão Penalty scored
Schumacher Penalty scored
Neto Penalty missed
4–5 Penalty missed Kike
Penalty scored Torras
Penalty scored Julio
Penalty scored Limones
Penalty scored Javi Rodríguez
Penalty scored Andreu
NTU Gymnasium, Taipei City
Attendance: 3400
Referee: Paraguay Nestor Valiente
Argentina 4 – 7 Italy
Sánchez Goal 28'
Gimenez Goal 34'40+1'
Wilhelm Goal 35'
Report Goal 2'12'35' Bácaro
Goal 9' Fabiano
Goal 32' Vicentini
Goal 34' Foglia
Goal 38' (o.g.) Giustozzi
NTU Gymnasium, Taipei City
Attendance: 3500
Referee: Egypt Ibrahim Mohamed

Third Place Match

Brazil 7 – 4 Argentina
Falcão Goal 1'6'12'
Schumacher Goal 17'36'
Euler Goal 18'
Índio Goal 19'
Report Goal 10'16' Sánchez
Goal 29'30' Giustozzi
NTU Gymnasium, Taipei City
Attendance: 3500
Referee: Spain Pedro Galan

Final

Spain 2 – 1 Italy
Kike Goal 24'
Marcelo Goal 30'
Report Goal 40' Zanetti
NTU Gymnasium, Taipei City
Attendance: 3500
Referee: Argentina Juan Carlos Sciancalepore

Champions

 FIFA Futsal World Championships 2004 Winners 

Spain
Second title

Top goalscorers

The top 10 scorers from the 2004 FIFA Futsal World Cup are as follows:

Rank Name Country Goals
1 Falcão  Brazil 13
2 Índio  Brazil 10
3 Marcelo  Spain 9
4 Joel Queirós  Portugal 7
Leandro Simi  Brazil
6 Abou El Komsan  Egypt 6
Javi Rodríguez  Spain
8 Johnny Torres  United States 5
Michal Mareš  Czech Republic
Sandro Zanetti  Italy

Tournament ranking

Rank Team
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Spain
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Italy
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Brazil
4  Argentina
5  Portugal
6  Ukraine
7  United States
8  Czech Republic
9  Egypt
10  Paraguay
11  Iran
12  Thailand
13  Japan
14  Cuba
15  Australia
16  Chinese Taipei

See also

References

  1. ^ Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA Futsal World Championship Chinese Taipei 2004 Technical Report and Statistics (PDF), archived from the original (PDF) on December 20, 2011