2008 CONCACAF Futsal Championship

Guatemala national futsal team Cuba national futsal team United States national futsal team

2008 CONCACAF Futsal Championship
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Tournament details
Host countryGuatemala
Dates3–8 June 2008
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Guatemala (1st title)
Runners-up Cuba
Third place United States
Fourth place Panama
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored112 (7 per match)
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The 2008 CONCACAF Futsal Championship was the fourth edition of the main international futsal tournament of the North and Central America and the Caribbean region. It took place in Guatemala City, Guatemala from 3 to 8 June 2008, with the Domo Polideportivo de la CDAG as the only venue.

Hosts Guatemala won the tournament after defeating the United States in semifinals and Cuba in the final. It was the first international futsal title won by Guatemala.

The tournament also acted as a qualifying tournament for the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Brazil, with second and third placed teams Cuba and the U.S. joining Guatemala as the qualified teams.

Qualifying

Qualifying to 2008 CONCACAF Futsal Championship took place in Macoya, Trinidad and Tobago from 3–6 April 2008. and all matches played in Canedo Hall in the Centre of Excellence, Port of Spain.

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Trinidad and Tobago 2 2 0 0 14 3 +11 6
 Suriname 2 1 0 1 18 10 +8 3
 Puerto Rico 2 0 0 2 3 22 -19 0


Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Haiti 2 2 0 0 31 3 +28 6
 Guyana 2 1 0 1 10 14 -4 3
 Sint Maarten 2 0 0 2 3 27 -24 0


Guyana 8 - 2 Sint Maarten

Third & Fourth Places

Final

Final Standing

  1.  Trinidad and Tobago *
  2.  Haiti *
  3.  Suriname
  4.  Guyana
  5.  Puerto Rico
  6.  Sint Maarten

* Qualified to 2008 CONCACAF Futsal Championship

Championship

The eight participating teams are divided into two groups of four which will play each on a single round-robin format. The top two teams of each group advance to semi-finals. The top three teams for the tournament will earn participation at the 2008 Futsal World Cup.

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Cuba 3 1 2 0 14 7 +7 5
 Guatemala 3 1 2 0 11 6 +5 5
 Mexico 3 1 2 0 12 8 +4 5
 Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 0 3 5 21 -16 0


Cuba 2 – 2 Mexico
Guatemala 5 – 0 Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago 2 – 9 Cuba
Guatemala 3 – 3 Mexico

Mexico 7 – 3 Trinidad and Tobago
Guatemala 3 – 3 Cuba

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 3 2 1 0 12 6 +6 7
 Panama 3 1 2 0 11 7 +4 5
 Costa Rica 3 1 1 1 21 12 +9 4
 Haiti 3 0 0 3 3 22 -19 0


Costa Rica 6 - 6 Panama
United States 5 - 3 Haiti
Haiti 0 - 13 Costa Rica
Panama 1 - 1 United States
Panama 4 - 0 Haiti
United States 6 - 2 Costa Rica

Knockout stage

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
7 June 2008 – Guatemala City
 
 
 United States 0
 
8 June 2008 – Guatemala City
 
 Guatemala 4
 
 Guatemala(pen.) 3 (5)
 
7 June 2008 – Guatemala City
 
 Cuba 3 (3)
 
 Cuba 4
 
 
 Panama 1
 
Third place
 
 
8 June 2008 – Guatemala City
 
 
 United States 7
 
 
 Panama 1

Semifinal

United States 0 - 4 Guatemala
Cuba 4 - 1 Panama

3rd place

United States 7 - 1 Panama

Final

Guatemala 3 – 3 (a.e.t.)
(5 – 3 pen.)
 Cuba

Winner

 2008 CONCACAF Champion 

Guatemala
First title

Final standing

Place Team
1  Guatemala
2  Cuba
3  United States
4  Panama
5  Mexico
6  Costa Rica
7  Trinidad and Tobago
8  Haiti
Team qualified for the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup

References


External links

Official website