FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2020™

FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2020™

12 September - 4 October

FIFA Futsal World Cup

South American quartet seal qualification to Lithuania 2020

Players of Argentina celebrate after the victory
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  • Brazil thrash Ecuador to book ticket to Lithuania 2020
  • Venezuela qualify for first ever Futsal World Cup
  • Argentina and Paraguay complete qualified quartet

Brazil thrashed Ecuador 11-0 to become the first team from South America to seal qualification to the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2020.

The hosts of South America's qualification tournament put in a flawless performance in Group A, defeating Colombia and Paraguay before the win over Ecuador. Brazil booked their ticket to Lithuania 2020 and the continental semi-finals with a game to spare in the group stage.

Venezuela made history when they defeated Chile 3-2 to qualify for their first ever Futsal World Cup to become the second team from South America to qualify for Lithuania 2020.

Argentina were celebrating after their 3-1 victory over Uruguay confirmed their qualification. La Albiceleste were perfect throughout Group B, winning all four of their matches, scoring 14 goals and conceding three. Argentina join five-time champions Brazil and Spain as the only teams to compete in every edition of the Futsal World Cup.

The qualified quartet from the continent was complete when Paraguay brushed aside Colombia 4-1 in Group A. La Albirroja have now qualified for five consecutive Futsal World Cups.

The FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2020 will be held from 12 September to 4 October in the host cities of Kaunas, Klaipeda and Vilnius.

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