FIFA Futsal World Cup is an indoor type of football which is an organized by FIFA .It is held in every four years. The FIFA Futsal World Cup is the international competition for futsal.
It is always held on even year and between the two FIFA football world cups. This is also an exciting format of the football game. It was first time held in the year 1989.This is the year when FIFA became the world governing body of futsal.
Another important and interesting fact is; so far only two teams won the title of this tournament and became champion. The two teams are Brazil and Spain who have won five and two times respectively.
The football game is popular all over the world. Taking advantage of this popularity the number of teams as a participant has been increased. In 2012 the total number of teams were 24 and it is going to remain same this year too. This is the highest number of teams in the history of the FIFA Futsal World Cup. Brazil became the first country to win the title in penalty shootout against Spain in 2008.
There are total 6 groups for 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup in which 4 teams are included in each group. The top two teams in each group, together with the 4 highest-ranked third-place finishers, advanced to a sixteen team knockout final series.
FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 Event Schedule
This tournament will be hosted by Colombia from 10 September to 1 October 2016. The FIFA Futsal World Cup event 2016 will be 8th edition of FIFA Futsal World Cup event.
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FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 Venue
There are three venues confirmed by FIFA in Colombia
FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 Live Channels
- Australia- Fox Sports Australia
- Vietnam- VTV
- United States- Fox Sports
- Asia-Pacific- Fox Sports Asia
- Iran- IRIB Varzesh
- Uzbekistan- SPORT-UZ
FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 Teams
All events prior to the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup has been 16-team events. The first event includes 6 from Europe, 3 from South America 2 from Africa , 2 from Asia, 2 from north and central America, 1 from Oceania. this year There are total 24 teams playing in this Qualified teams tournament. these are mentioned below.
- Costa Rica
- Solomon Islands