Futsal Draw results
2012 CONCACAF FUTSAL CHAMPIONSHIP DRAW RESULTS ANNOUNCED
NEW YORK (Thursday, April 12, 2012) – The Confederation of North, Central American
and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced that host and defending
champion Guatemala will face the United States, Panama and the winner of a playoff
between Canada and El Salvador in Group A at the 2012 CONCACAF Futsal
Championship, following a draw held today at the Intercontinental Hotel in Guatemala
Group B will consist of Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica and St. Kitts and Nevis.
The tournament will be played July 2-8 at the Domo Polideportivo in Guatemala City,
Guatemala, marking the third time that the Central American nation has hosted the
To determine the last qualifier, Canada and El Salvador will face off in a two-leg playoff
on June 28 and 29, also at the Domo Polideportivo in Guatemala City.
For the first time, CONCACAF will send four teams to a FIFA Futsal World Cup. The
next edition will be held Nov. 2-18, 2012, in Thailand.
CONCACAF has staged four previous futsal qualifying events for FIFA tournaments, with
the United States taking first place on two occasions (1996, 2004). Costa Rica (2000)
and Guatemala (2008) have captured one title each.
A complete schedule will be announced in the coming days.
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