North and Central American Futsal Championship Overview


Palmares

Year  Venue           Winners         Runners-Up      Third         
1996  Guatemala       USA	  7-3 Cuba            Mexico 
2000  San Josť        Costa Rica  2-0 Cuba            USA    
2004  Costa Rica      USA         2-0 Cuba            Costa Rica


North and Central American Futsal Championship 1996

Played in Guatemala City, Aug 31 to Sep 7

Group A
USA			3-5 Cuba
USA			4-1 Costa Rica
Cuba			4-6 Costa Rica

Group B
Mexico			8-2 Guatemala
Mexico			7-3 El Salvador
Guatemala		3-2 El Salvador

Semifinals
Cuba			2-1 Mexico
USA			7-3 Guatemala

Third Place Match
Mexico			3-1 Guatemala

Final
USA			7-3 Cuba

First two teams qualified for World Cup 1996

North and Central American Futsal Championship 2000

(San Josť, Costa Rica, July 20-29) 

Group A
20- 7 Cuba              13-4 Surinam
20- 7 Costa Rica        10-1 Nicaragua
22- 7 Cuba	         9-2 Nicaragua
22- 7 Surinam	         3-5 Costa Rica
24- 7 Nicaragua         4-11 Surinam
24- 7 Costa Rica         4-2 Cuba
 
 1.Costa Rica	     3  3  0  0 19- 6  9
 2.Cuba		     3  2  0  1 24-10  6
 3.Surinam	     3  1  0  2 18-22  3
 4.Nicaragua         3  0  0  3  7-30  0
 
Group B
21- 7 Mexico		 4-1 Dutch Antilles
21- 7 United States	 5-0 Puerto Rico
23- 7 Mexico		 4-2 Puerto Rico	
23- 7 Dutch Antilles	 0-7 United States
25- 7 Puerto Rico	 0-4 Dutch Antilles
25- 7 United States	 3-2 Mexico
 
 1.United States     3  3  0  0 15- 2  9 
 2.Mexico	     3  2  0  1 10- 6  6
 3.Dutch Antilles    3  1  0  2  5-11  3
 4.Puerto Rico	     3  0  0  3	 2-13  0
 
Semifinals
27- 7 United States      2-4 Cuba
      Costa Rica         3-2 Mexico

Third Place Match
29- 7 United States      5-1 Mexico

Final
29- 7 Costa Rica         2-0 Cuba

First two teams qualified for World Cup 2000

Top Goalscorers:
Lazaro Martinez (Cuba)		-	8 goals
Diego Solis (Costa Rica)	-	7 goals
Boro Saname (Cuba)		-	6 goals
Juan Portal (Cuba)		-	5 goals
Juan R. Valverde (Costa Rica)	-	5 goals
Jose Ricardo (Costa Rica)	-	5 goals
Roberto Zebeda (Surinam)	-	5 goals
Jeff Davis (United States)	-	5 goals

North and Central American Futsal Championship 2004

Caribbean Zone
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All matches played at UWI Sports Complex, St. Augustine, Trinidad

Group A
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Apr 19: N. Antilles     6-2 Grenada
        Trinidad/Tobago 4-2 Puerto Rico
Apr 20: Grenada         6-3 Puerto Rico
        Trinidad/Tobago 4-3 Netherlands Antilles
Apr 21: N. Antilles     7-3 Puerto Rico
        Trinidad/Tobago 9-2 Grenada

Group B
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Apr 19: Surinam         7-0 St. Vincent
        Guyana         11-2 Turks & Caicos Islands
Apr 20: Surinam        15-1 Turks & Caicos Islands
        Guyana         11-2 St. Vincent
Apr 21: St. Vincent     2-0 Turks & Caicos Islands
        Guyana          7-5 Surinam

Third Place
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Apr 23: Surinam         9-4 Netherlands Antilles

Final
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Apr 23: Trinidad/Tobago 5-0 Guyana

Trinidad/Tobago, Guyana, and Surinam advance to the final qualifying
tournament.

North/Central Zone
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Series 1: Panama        4-5 7-1 Canada      (May 21/22 in Panama City)
Series 2: Mexico       10-4 7-5 El Salvador (May 20/22 in Pachuca)
Series 3: United States 5-1 2-0 Honduras    (May 18/20 in Milwaukee)

Panama, Mexico and United States advanced to final qualifying tournament
Cuba bye to final tournament (along with hosts Costa Rica)

Final Tournament
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All matches at the Palacio de los Deportes, Heredia, Costa Rica.

Group A
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Jul 23: Mexico          6-4 Trinidad/Tobago
        Costa Rica     13-1 Surinam
Jul 25: Mexico          6-5 Surinam
        Costa Rica      6-1 Trinidad/Tobago
Jul 27: Trinidad/Tobago 7-4 Surinam
        Costa Rica      4-0 Mexico

Group B
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Jul 24: United States   2-2 Panama
        Cuba           10-3 Guyana
Jul 26: United States   6-0 Guyana
        Cuba            2-0 Panama
Jul 28: Panama          8-3 Guyana
        Cuba            1-1 United States

Semifinals
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Jul 30: Cuba            5-4 Mexico
        Costa Rica      0-4 United States

Third Place
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Aug  1: Costa Rica     12-5 Mexico

Final
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Aug  1: United States   2-0 Cuba
          [Greg Howes 20, Don D'Ambra 26]

About this document

Prepared and maintained by Erik Garin, Jim Goloboy and Natanael Duarte Neto and Christofhe De Bock for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Authors: Erik Garin (garinerik@hispeed.ch), Jim Goloboy (james.goloboy@yale.edu),
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