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Futsal
Futsal is a football Football is a family of team sport A team is a [group (other), group of individuals (human or non-human) working together to achieve their goal. As defined by Professor Leigh Thompson (academic), Leigh Thompson of the Kellogg Sch ...-based game, variation of minifootball played on a hardcourt, hard court, smaller than a football pitch, and mainly indoors. It has similarities to five-a-side football and indoor soccer. Futsal is played between two teams of five players each, one of whom is the goalkeeper. Unlimited substitutions are permitted. Unlike some other forms of indoor soccer, the game is played on a hard court surface marked by lines; walls or boards are not used. Futsal is played with a smaller, harder, low-bounce ball than football. The surface, ball and rules together favour ball control and passing in small spaces. The game's emphasis is "on improvisation, creativity and technique." Naming ''Futsal'' comes from Spanish ''fútb ...
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Asian Football Confederation
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is one of the six confederations within FIFA and is the governing body of association football in Asia and Australia. It has 47 member countries, mostly located on the Asian continent, but excludes the List of transcontinental countries#Asia and Europe, transcontinental countries with territory in both Europe and Asia – Azerbaijan, Georgia (country), Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkey – which are instead members of UEFA. Three other states located geographically along the western fringe of Asia – Cyprus, Armenia and Israel – are also UEFA members. On the other hand, Australia, formerly in the Oceania Football Confederation, OFC, joined the Asian Football Confederation Football Federation Australia#Move to AFC, in 2006. Guam, a territory of the United States, and the Northern Mariana Islands, one of the Commonwealth (U.S. insular area), two Commonwealths of the United States are also AFC members that are geographically in Oceania. ...
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Paraguay National Futsal Team
The Paraguay national futsal team represents Paraguay during international futsal competitions and is controlled by a branch of the Paraguayan Football Association (Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol). Its biggest accomplishment is becoming champions of the AMF Futsal World Cup on three occasions (1988, 2003, 2007). Results and fixtures The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled. ;Legend 2021 Competitive record FIFA Futsal World Cup FIFUSA/AMF Futsal World Cup *1982 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup, 1982 - Second place *1985 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup, 1985 - Third place *1988 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup, 1988 - Champions *1991 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup, 1991 - Second place *1994 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup, 1994 - Quarterfinals *1997 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup, 1997 - did not play *2000 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup, 2000 - Second round *2003 AMF Futsal Men's World Cup, 2003 - Champions (host) *2007 AMF Futsal Men's World ...
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Argentina National Futsal Team
The Argentina national futsal team represents Argentina during international futsal competitions. It is governed by the Argentine Football Association, Asociación del Fútbol Argentino. Argentina has qualified and participated in all eight FIFA Futsal World Cup tournaments and along with Brazil national futsal team, Brazil and Spain national futsal team, Spain are the only national teams that have won the FIFA Futsal World Cup, in which Argentina are the defending champions, having won it in 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup, 2016. Argentina has also won the Copa América de Futsal, Copa América twice, in 2003 Copa América de Futsal, 2003 and 2015 Copa América de Futsal, 2015. Argentina is ranked 4th in the FIFA Futsal World Rankings. In FIFUSA, FIFUSA/AMF, Argentina won the 1994 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup and 2019 AMF Futsal Men's World Cup. In International Blind Sports Federation, IBSA "Los murcièlagos" two times world champions of IBSA Blind Soccer/Futsal World Championship, and ...
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Peru National Futsal Team
The Peru national futsal team represents Peru , , image_flag = Flag_of_Peru.svg , image_coat = Escudo_nacional_del_Perú.svg , other_symbol = Great Seal of the State , other_symbol_type = Seal (device), National seal , national_mott ... in international futsal Futsal is a football Football is a family of team sport A team is a Copa_América_ Copa_América_(_en,_America_Cup)_or_CONMEBOL_ The_South_American_Football_Confederation_(CONMEBOL,_,_or_CSF;__es,_Confederación_Sudamericana_de_Fútbol;__pt,_Confederação_Sul-Americana_de_Futebol)_is_the_continental_sport_governing_body,__...._It_is_governed_by_the_Peruvian_Football_Federation.html" ;"title="Copa_América_de_Futsal.html" "title="FIFA_Futsal_World_Cup.html" "title="roup (other), group of individuals (human or non-human) working together to achieve their goal. As defined by Professor Leigh Thompson (academic), Leigh Tho ... competit ...
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Uruguay National Futsal Team
The Uruguay Uruguay (; ; pt, Uruguai), officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay ( es, República Oriental del Uruguay), is a country in South America. It shares borders with Argentina to its west and southwest and Brazil to its north and northeast; whi ... national futsal team represents Uruguay during international futsal Futsal is a football Football is a family of team sport A team is a Copa_América_ Copa_América_(_en,_America_Cup)_or_CONMEBOL_ The_South_American_Football_Confederation_(CONMEBOL,_,_or_CSF;__es,_Confederación_Sudamericana_de_Fútbol;__pt,_Confederação_Sul-Americana_de_Futebol)_is_the_continental_sport_governing_body,__...._It_is_governed_by_the_Uruguayan_Football_Association.html" ;"title="Copa_América_de_Futsal.html" "title="FIFA_Futsal_World_Cup.html" "title="roup (other), group of individuals (human or non-human) working together to achieve their goal. As defined by Professor Leigh Thompson (academic), Leigh Tho . ...
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Asociación Mundial De Futsal (AMF)
The World Futsal Association (Asociación Mundial de Futsal — AMF) is the governing global body of futsal (football of salon [''futsalon''], in Spanish: ''fútbol de salón'' [''microfutbol'']), and is headquartered in Asuncion, Paraguay. It was founded on 25 July 1971 as the International Futsal Federation (FIFUSA) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; on 1 December 2002, the organization was replaced, changed its name to Asociación Mundial de Futsal. History :''See also Futsal#History, Futsal History'' Futsal started in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1930 when :fr:Juan Carlos Ceriani Gravier, Juan Carlos Ceriani created a version of indoor football for recreation in YMCAs. In 1965, the :pt:Confederação Sul-Americana de Futebol de Salão, South American Futsal Confederation was formed, consisting of Uruguay, Paraguay, Peru, Argentina and Brazil. The sport began to spread across South America, and its popularity ensured that a governing body was formed under the name of FIFUSA (Federación Inte ...
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CONCACAF
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (, , ), abbreviated as CONCACAF ( ; typeset for branding purposes since 2018 as Concacaf) is one of FIFA's six continental governing bodies for association football. Its 41 member associations represent countries and territories mainly in North America, including the Caribbean and Central America, and due to geopolitics, geopolitical reasons, three nations from the Guianas Subregion#South America, subregion of South America—Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana (an overseas department and region, overseas region of French Fifth Republic, France). The CONCACAF's primary functions are to organize competitions for national teams and clubs, and to conduct the FIFA World Cup, World Cup and FIFA Women's World Cup, Women's World Cup qualifying tournaments. The CONCACAF was founded in its current form on 18 September 1961 in Mexico City, Mexico, with the merger of the North American Football Confederation, NA ...
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Confederation Of African Football
The Confederation of African Football or CAF (french: link=yes, Confédération Africaine de Football, ar, link=yes, الاتحاد الأفريقي لكرة القدم, Al-Ittihad Al-Afriki Likurat Al-Qadam) is the administrative and controlling body for African association football. CAF represents the national football associations of Africa Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous , after in both cases. At about 30.3 million km2 (11.7 million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of 's total surface area and 20% of its land area.Sayre ..., runs continental, national, and club competitions, and controls the prize money, regulations, and media rights to those competitions. CAF is the biggest of the six continental confederations of FIFA FIFA ( french: Fédération Internationale de Football Association; en, International Federation of Association Football, link=yes; : ''Federación Internacional de Fútbol Asociación' ...
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Indoor Soccer
Indoor soccer or arena soccer (known internationally as indoor football, fast football, or showball) is five-a-side Five-a-side football is a variation of association football, in which each team fields five players (four outfield#In football (soccer), outfield players and a goalkeeper (association football), goalkeeper). Other differences from football includ ... version of minifootball, derived from association football Association football, more commonly known as simply football or soccer, is a team sport played with a sphere, spherical Ball (association football), ball between two teams of 11 football player, players. It is played by approximately 250&nbs ... and adapted to be played in walled hardcourt Image:hardcourt tennis court curtiss park saline michigan.JPG, Tennis hardcourt, Curtiss Park, Saline, Michigan A hardcourt (or hard court) is a surface or floor on which a sport is played, most usually in reference to tennis courts. They are typic ... indoor arena ...
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FIFA
FIFA ( french: Fédération Internationale de Football Association; en, International Federation of Association Football, link=yes; : ''Federación Internacional de Fútbol Asociación''; : ''Internationaler Verband des Association-Fußball'') is a non-profit organization that describes itself as an international of , and . It is the highest governing body of association football. FIFA was founded in 1904 to oversee international competition among the national associations of , , , , the , , and . Headquartered in , Switzerland, its membership now comprises . These national associations must each also be members of one of the six regional confederations into which the world is divided: , , , , and . Today, FIFA outlines a number of objectives in the organizational Statutes, including growing association football internationally, providing efforts to ensure it is accessible to everyone, and advocating for integrity and fair play. FIFA is responsible for the organization an ...
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YMCA
YMCA, sometimes regionally called the Y, is a worldwide youth organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, with more than 64 million beneficiaries in 120 countries. It was founded on 6 June 1844 by George Williams (philanthropist), Sir George Williams in London, originally as the Young Men's Christian Association, and aims to put Christian values, Christian principles into practice by developing a healthy "body, mind, and spirit". From its inception, it grew rapidly and ultimately became a worldwide movement founded on the principles of muscular Christianity. Local YMCAs deliver projects and services focused on youth development through a wide variety of youth activities, including providing athletic facilities, holding classes for a wide variety of skills, promoting Christianity, and humanitarian work. YMCA is a non-governmental federation, with each independent local YMCA affiliated with its national organization. The national organizations, in turn, are part of both a ...
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Fédération Internationale De Football Association
FIFA ( french: Fédération Internationale de Football Association; en, International Federation of Association Football, link=yes; Spanish language, Spanish: ''Federación Internacional de Fútbol Asociación''; German language, German: ''Internationaler Verband des Association-Fußball'') is a non-profit organization that describes itself as an international Sports governing body, governing body of association football, futsal and beach soccer. It is the highest governing body of association football. FIFA was founded in 1904 to oversee international competition among the national associations of Royal Belgian Football Association, Belgium, Danish Football Union, Denmark, Union des Sociétés Françaises de Sports Athlétiques, France, German Football Association, Germany, the Royal Dutch Football Association, Netherlands, Royal Spanish Football Federation, Spain, Swedish Football Association, Sweden and Swiss Football Association, Switzerland. Headquartered in Zürich, Swit ...
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