CONCACAF nations learn opponents in FIFA Futsal World Cup draw!

The CONCACAF quartet participating in the FIFA Futsal World Cup Uzbekistan 2024 have learned their opponents following Sunday’s group stage draw in Samarkand.

Costa Rica was placed in Group A with hosts Uzbekistan, the Netherlands, and Paraguay. Los Ticos will play against Paraguay on the tournament’s opening day.

Cuba was positioned in Group B with Brazil, the five-time champions and all-time leader in the competition, Croatia, and Thailand.

CONCACAF Futsal Champions Panama was drawn into Group E with defending champions Portugal, Tajikistan, and Morocco. Guatemala will play in Group F against Iran, Venezuela, and France.

The top two teams in each group and the four best third-placed teams will reach the knockout phase, featuring a round of 16, quarterfinals, semi-finals, a third-place play-off, and a final.

Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, and Panama earned the right to represent the region as the semifinalists of the recently contested 2024 CONCACAF Futsal Championship. Tournament champions Panama will make a fourth appearance, while the other three nations will participate in their sixth FIFA Futsal World Cup.

The 2024 FIFA Futsal World Cup will occur from September 14 to October 6 in Uzbekistan. The four participating CONCACAF nations will aim to become the first nation from the region to be crowned world champions.

DRAW RESULT

Group A: Uzbekistan, Netherlands, Paraguay, Costa Rica
Group B: Brazil, Cuba, Croatia, Thailand
Group C: Argentina, Ukraine, Afghanistan, Angola
Group D: Spain, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Libya
Group E: Portugal, Panama, Tajikistan, Morocco
Group F: Iran, Venezuela, Guatemala, France

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