2014 Futsal Confederations Cup
Tournament details
Host countryKuwait Kuwait
Dates23 October – 23 October
Teams8 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (1st title)
Runners-up Czech Republic
Third place Brazil
Fourth place Italy
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored91 (5.69 per match)
Top scorer(s)Czech Republic Michal Seidler (7 goals)
2013
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The third edition of the Futsal Confederations Cup, which was called the Futsal Continental Cup for this tournament, was held in Kuwait from October 23 to October 28, 2014.[1]

The tournament was organized by the federations of national participants, in collaboration with Sheikh Talal Al Mohammad Al Sabah, but was not approved by FIFA. Eight teams took part: Egypt, Argentina, Italy, Kuwait (included in Group A), Brazil, Czech Republic, Japan and Guatemala (included in Group B).

Teams

Team Confederation Qualification
 Kuwait AFC Host
 Egypt CAF Invitee
 Italy UEFA UEFA Futsal Euro 2014 Winners
 Argentina CONMEBOL 2011 Copa América Runners-up
 Brazil CONMEBOL 2011 Copa América Winners
2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup Winners
 Japan AFC 2014 AFC Futsal Championship Winners
 Guatemala CONCACAF 2012 CONCACAF Futsal Championship Runners-up
 Czech Republic UEFA Invitee

Group stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Italy 3 3 0 0 9 5 +4 9
 Argentina 3 2 0 1 13 5 +8 6
 Egypt 3 1 0 2 8 11 −3 3
 Kuwait 3 0 0 3 6 15 −9 0
Source:[citation needed]
Kuwait 2 – 4 Italy
Abdulrahman Altawail 17'
Ahmad Alfarsi 18'
Massimo De Luca 16', 31', 38'
Mauro Canal 39'
Argentina 6 – 1 Egypt
Fernando Wilhelm 2'
Cristian Borruto 3'
Pablo Taborda 7'
Constantino Vaporaki 12', 13'
Leandro Cuzzolino 31'
Ahmed Abdelkader 23'

Egypt 2 – 3 Italy
Karim Ahmed 38'
Mostafa Eid 39'
Sergio Romano 9'
Mauro Canal 10'
Júlio de Oliveira 36'
Kuwait 2 – 6 Argentina
Abdulrahman Altawail 19'
Saleh Hasan 34'
Alamiro Vaporaki 3', 10'
Leandro Cuzzolino 9', 19'
Cristian Borruto 39'

Italy 2 – 1 Argentina
Humberto Honorio 21'
Mauro Canal 39'
Cristian Borruto 25'
Kuwait 2 – 5 Egypt
Hamad Hayat 18', 27' Mostafa Eid 13'
Ahmed Abdelkader 16'
Ramadan Sama 19'
Ibrahim Bekhit 24'
Mostafa Rezk 35'

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 3 0 0 16 3 +13 9
 Czech Republic 3 2 0 1 11 8 +3 6
 Japan 3 1 0 2 6 9 −3 3
 Guatemala 3 0 0 3 4 17 −13 0
Source:[citation needed]
Czech Republic 6 – 2 Guatemala
Michal Seidler 8', 10', 16', 19'
Michal Belej 24', 24'
Manuel Pellecer 15'
Edgar Rodríguez 34'
Brazil 5 – 0 Japan
Francisco Alves 5'
Marcenio Da Silva 25'
Darlan Lopes 29', 29'
Jefferson Carpes 32'

Japan 0 – 4 Czech Republic
Lukáš Rešetár 3', 23', 39'
Michal Seidler 25'
Guatemala 2 – 5 Brazil
Walter Enriquez 6'
Manuel Pellecer 11'
Alexandre Faria 9', 39'
Rafael Novaes 10'
Marcenio Da Silva 25'
Darlan Lopes 38'

Japan 6 – 0 Guatemala
Bruno Takashi 14', 31'
Manabu Takita 17'
Akita Minamoto 22'
Yuki Murota 30'
Nobuya Osodo 33'
Brazil 6 – 1 Czech Republic
Jefferson Carpes 1'
Rafael Novaes 8'
Tiago Wanderley 12'
Darlan Lopes 32', 35'
Carlos Murilo 34'
Rodek 6'

Final Stage

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
27 October – Kuwait City
 
 
 Argentina4
 
28 October – Kuwait City
 
 Brazil1
 
 Argentina6
 
27 October – Kuwait City
 
 Czech Republic2
 
 Italy1 (2)
 
 
 Czech Republic (p)1 (3)
 
Third place
 
 
28 October – Kuwait City
 
 
 Italy0
 
 
 Brazil3

Semifinals

Argentina 4 – 1 Brazil
Cristian Borruto 13'
Maximiliano Rescia 22'
Fernando Wilhelm 23', 40'
Carlos Murilo 20'
Kuwait City
Referee: Mario Moncada (Col) Jorge Flores (SLV)

Italy 1 – 1 (a.e.t.) Czech Republic
Murilo Ferreira 33' Michal Seidler 24'
Penalties
Mauro Canal soccer ball with check mark
Massimo De Luca soccer ball with red X
Fabricio Calderolli soccer ball with check mark
Marco Ercolessi soccer ball with red X
2 – 3 soccer ball with check mark Kovacs
soccer ball with check mark Michal Holy
soccer ball with red X Michal Belej
soccer ball with check mark Michal Seidler

Third Place

Italy 0 – 3 Brazil
Jefferson Carpes 31'
Tiago Wanderley 35'
Marcenio Da Silva 39'

Final

Argentina 6 – 2 Czech Republic
Gerardo Battistoni 8'
Leandro Cuzzolino 14', 37'
Alamiro Tello 19'
Constantino Vaporaki 34'
Fernando Wilhelm 35'
Michal Holy 2'
Michal Seidler 32'

Honors

 2014 Futsal Continental Cup 

Argentina
First title

References

  1. ^ "Futsal Planet". Archived from the original on 2015-12-22. Retrieved 2015-12-14.