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1982 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup

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Host country  Brazil
Venue(s)  1 (in 1 host city)
Runners-up  Paraguay
Dates  May 30 - June 6
Champions  Brazil (1st title)
1982 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup
Teams  10 (from 4 confederations)

The 1982 FIFUSA Futsal World Championship was the inaugural FIFUSA Futsal World Cup (now known as AMF Futsal World Cup). The tournament was held by Brazil from May 30 to June 6 in São Paulo. Ten national teams from four confederations (five from South America, three from Europe, one from Asia and one from North America) participated in the tournament.



All matches were played in one venue: Ginásio do Ibirapuera in São Paulo.

First round

The group winners and runners up advanced to the round of 16.

Knockout phase

In the knockout stages, if a match is level at the end of normal playing time, extra time shall be played (two periods of five minutes each) and followed, if necessary, by kicks from the penalty mark to determine the winner.


Note: As per statistical convention in football, matches decided in extra time are counted as wins and losses, while matches decided by penalty shoot-outs are counted as draws.


1982 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup Wikipedia

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