2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification
Tournament details
Host country Brazil
CityGramado
Dates15–22 April 2012
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina
Runners-up Paraguay
Third place Brazil
Fourth place Colombia
Tournament statistics
Matches played27
Goals scored185 (6.85 per match)
2016

The tournament acted as the South American qualifying tournament for the 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Thailand. It was held from 15 to 22 April 2012 in Gramado, Brazil. It was the first time a tournament different from Copa América qualified to the World Cup: the semi-finalists were qualified.[1]

Group stage

The draw was held on 3 March 2011.[2] Ten teams were drawn into two groups. The top two finishers advanced to the semi-finals and qualified to the 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup.

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 4 4 0 0 37 1 +36 12
 Argentina 4 3 0 1 16 5 +11 9
 Chile 4 1 1 2 11 20 −9 4
 Peru 4 1 1 2 9 20 −11 4
 Bolivia 4 0 0 4 6 33 −27 0
Brazil 15 – 1 Bolivia
Argentina 6 – 0 Chile

Argentina 6 – 2 Bolivia
Brazil 9 – 0 Peru

Chile 4 – 4 Peru
Brazil 3 – 0 Argentina

Argentina 4 – 0 Peru
Chile 7 – 0 Bolivia

Peru 5 – 3 Bolivia
Brazil 10 – 0 Chile

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Colombia 4 3 0 1 19 8 +11 9
 Paraguay 4 3 0 1 15 9 +6 9
 Uruguay 4 2 0 2 13 12 +1 6
 Venezuela 4 2 0 2 12 17 −5 6
 Ecuador 4 0 0 4 9 22 −13 0
Uruguay 2 – 1 Venezuela
Paraguay 3 – 0 Ecuador

Paraguay 6 – 0 Venezuela
Colombia 3 – 1 Uruguay

Venezuela 5 – 4 Colombia
Uruguay 8 – 4 Ecuador

Venezuela 6 – 5 Ecuador
Colombia 7 – 2 Paraguay

Paraguay 4 – 2 Uruguay
Ecuador 0 – 5 Colombia

Knockout stage

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
21 April 2012 – Gramado
 
 
 Colombia0
 
22 April 2012 – Gramado
 
 Argentina1
 
 Argentina (pen.)1 (7)
 
21 April 2012 – Gramado
 
 Paraguay1 (6)
 
 Brazil3
 
 
 Paraguay (a.e.t.)5
 
Third place
 
 
22 April 2012 – Gramado
 
 
 Colombia1
 
 
 Brazil5

9th place match

Bolivia 5 – 4 Ecuador

7th place match

Peru 5 – 3 Venezuela


Semi-finals

Colombia 0 – 1 Argentina

Brazil 3 – 5 (a.e.t.) Paraguay

5th place match

Chile 1 – 3 Uruguay

Third place play-off

Colombia 1 – 5 Brazil

Final

Argentina 1 – 1 (a.e.t.) Paraguay
Penalties
7 – 6

Final classification

Team qualified for the 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup
Place Team
1  Argentina
2  Paraguay
3  Brazil
4  Colombia
5  Uruguay
6  Chile
7  Peru
8  Venezuela
9  Bolivia
10  Ecuador

Awards

References

  1. ^ "FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifiers". FIFA. Archived from the original on March 27, 2008. Retrieved 10 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Qualifying tournament s to the 2012 FIFA Futsal world cup". loc-ffwc2012.com. Archived from the original on 12 July 2012. Retrieved 10 April 2012.