Paraguay
Nickname(s)Guaraníes,
La Albirroja (White and red)
AssociationAsociación Paraguaya de Fútbol (APF)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
FIFA codePAR
FIFA ranking8 (29 July 2022)[1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 United States 0–2 Paraguay 
(Brasília, Brazil; 15 September 1987)
Biggest win
 Paraguay 16–2 Chile 
(Asunción, Paraguay; 26 August 2003)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 15–0 Paraguay 
(Umuarama, Brazil; 11 July 2005)
World Cup
Appearances7 (First in 1989)
Best resultQuarterfinals (2016)
South American Futsal Championship
Appearances17 (First in 1965)
Best resultGold Champions (1965)
World Cup
Appearances10 (First in 1982)
Best resultGold Champions (1988, 2003, 2007)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances8 (First in 2005)
Best result3rd place, bronze medalist(s) 3rd place (2010)

The Paraguay national futsal team represents Paraguay during international futsal competitions and is controlled by a branch of the Paraguayan Football Association (Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol). Its biggest accomplishment is becoming champions of the AMF Futsal World Cup on three occasions (1988, 2003, 2007).

Results and fixtures

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

Legend

  Win   Draw   Lose   Fixture

2021

14 September 2021 (2021-09-14) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group E Paraguay  0–4
Source (FIFA)
 Spain Klaipėda, Lithuania
18:00 Report (FIFA)
  • Solano 9'
  • Fernández 20'
  • Gómez 29'
  • Campos 40'
Stadium: Švyturys Arena
Attendance: 550
Referee: Khalid Hnich (Morocco)
17 September 2021 (2021-09-17) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group E Angola  1–4
Source (FIFA)
 Paraguay Klaipėda, Lithuania
20:00
  • Mano Sele
Report (FIFA)
  • Juan Salas
  • Richard Rejala
  • Arnaldo Báez
  • Francisco Martinez
Stadium: Švyturys Arena
Referee: Ryan Shepheard (Australia)
20 September 2021 (2021-09-20) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group E Japan  1–2
Source (FIFA)
 Paraguay Klaipėda, Lithuania
18:00 Report (FIFA) Stadium: Švyturys Arena

Players

Current squad

The following players were called up to the Paraguay squad for the 2022 Futsal Finalissima.[2]
Head coach: Carlos Chilavert

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Igor Insfrán (2002-08-29) 29 August 2002 (age 20) Paraguay Deportivo Humaitá
2 2DF Alan Rojas (1998-10-20) 20 October 1998 (age 23) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
3 2DF Julio Mareco (1994-09-04) 4 September 1994 (age 28) Luxembourg Differdange 03
4 3MF Alcides Giménez (2000-11-14) 14 November 2000 (age 21) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
5 2DF Iván González (2000-05-15) 15 May 2000 (age 22) Paraguay Club Olimpia
6 3MF Antonio Ozuna (1999-11-25) 25 November 1999 (age 22) Argentina Racing Club
7 4FW Richard Rejala (1994-02-05) 5 February 1994 (age 28) Luxembourg Differdange 03
8 4FW Arnaldo Báez (1996-03-30) 30 March 1996 (age 26) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
9 3MF Hugo Martínez (1993-01-12) 12 January 1993 (age 29) Luxembourg Differdange 03
10 3MF Juan Gómez Salas (captain) (1990-10-20) 20 October 1990 (age 31) Italy Real San Giuseppe
11 3MF Francisco Martínez (1993-01-12) 12 January 1993 (age 29) Italy Fenice Veneziamestre
12 1GK Giovanni González (1995-05-05) 5 May 1995 (age 27) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
13 4FW Aldo Amarilla (1994-12-31) 31 December 1994 (age 27) Paraguay Club Olimpia
14 3MF Pedro Pascottini (1998-11-30) 30 November 1998 (age 23) Paraguay Cerro Porteño
15 1GK Hugo Urquiza Paraguay Club Olimpia

Competitive record

FIFA Futsal World Cup

FIFA Futsal World Cup record
Year Round GP W D L GS GA
Netherlands Netherlands 1989 Second round 6 2 2 2 14 14
Hong Kong Hong Kong 1992 First round 3 1 0 2 14 18
Spain Spain 1996 Did not qualify
Guatemala Guatemala 2000
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei 2004 First round 3 1 0 2 8 11
Brazil Brazil 2008 Second round 7 3 1 3 27 17
Thailand Thailand 2012 Round of 16 4 1 1 2 10 15
Colombia Colombia 2016 Quarterfinals 5 2 1 2 20 13
Lithuania Lithuania 2021 Round of 16 4 2 0 2 7 12
Total 7/9 32 12 5 15 100 100

FIFUSA/AMF Futsal World Cup

South American Futsal Championship

FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)

Grand Prix de Futsal

Futsal Mundialito

Honours

See also

References

  1. ^ Futsal World Ranking
  2. ^ "Los elegidos para la Finalissima 2022" (in Spanish). APF. 13 September 2022. Retrieved 15 September 2022.