Beach Soccer World Cup 1997

3rd Edition - Rio de Janeiro (Copacabana Beach)

NB: Not a FIFA competition

[Jan 14-19]

Group A

Uruguay     5-4     Argentina
Italy       4-1     France
France      5-3     Uruguay
Argentina   3-2     Italy
Argentina   3-1     Framce
Uruguay     4-2     Italy

1.Uruguay     3  2 0 1  12-11  6
2.Argentina   3  2 0 1  10- 8  6
3.Italy       3  1 0 2   8- 8  3
4.France      3  1 0 2   7-10  3

Group B

Brazil     12-3     Japan
USA         7-5     Portugal
Brazil     10-2     Portugal
USA         2-1     Japan
Brazil      5-3     USA
Portugal    7-1     Japan

1.Brazil      3  3 0 0  27- 8  9
2.USA         3  2 0 1  12-11  6
3.Portugal    3  1 0 2  14-18  3
4.Japan       3  0 0 3   5-21  0


Semi-finals

Uruguay     6-5       USA		[on pen]
Brazil     14-3       Argentina

3rd Place Match

USA         5-1       Argentina

Final  

Brazil      5-2       Uruguay

1. Brazil
2. Uruguay     
3. USA
4. Argentina
5. Italy
6. Portugal
7. France 
8. Japan

Best player : Junior (Brazil)
Best scorer : Junior (Brazil) and Venancio Ramos (Uruguay) 11 goals
Best goalkeeper : Paulo Sergio (Brazil)



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Thanks to Erik Garin (garinerik@hispeed.ch) for additional information

Prepared and maintained by László Földesi for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: László Földesi (foldesilaszlo@freemail.hu)
Last updated: 26 Oct 2006

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