United States national futsal team

The United States national futsal team represents the United States at international competitions. It is controlled by the United States Soccer Federation and affiliated with CONCACAF. The U.S. Futsal Federation was founded in 1981 and the first international futsal match played by the U.S. National Futsal Team was in May 1984 in Nanaimo, Canada where the United States won, 6–5. The first international futsal match in the United States was held in December, 1985, at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. The U.S. select team, defeated Australia, 9–5.

United States
Nickname(s)USMNT
Team USA
The Stars and Stripes
The Yanks
AssociationU.S. Soccer
ConfederationCONCACAF
Head coachKeith Tozer
Asst coachMark Litton
Vilmar Marques
FIFA codeUSA
FIFA ranking44[1]
Home colors
Away colors
First international
 Netherlands 4–1 United States 
(Budapest, Hungary; November 18, 1986)
Biggest win
 United States 10–0 Canada 
(Baltimore, Maryland; March 20, 2002)
Biggest defeat
 Slovenia 14–0 United States 
(Koper, Slovenia; January 27, 2016)
World Cup
Appearances5 (First in 1989)
Best result 2nd place, (1992)
North and Central American Futsal Championship
Appearances5 (First in 1996)
Best result Champions, (1996, 2004)
World Cup
Appearances4 (First in 1988)
Best resultFirst Round, (1988, 1991, 1994, 1997)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances1 (First in 2011)
Best result16th place, (2011)

The U.S. golden age of futsal is the late 1980s and early 1990s when the team archived third-place at 1989 FIFA Futsal World Championship and runner-up at 1992 FIFA Futsal World Championship. After that, U.S. futsal has dropped down. Recently, the team has failed to qualify for the nearest 2 FIFA Futsal World Cup editions. They have also qualified for 5 CONCACAF Futsal Championships, winning twice, coming in third twice and once failing to advance past the group stage. In the nearest tournament in 2016, they did not advance past the qualification.

Competitive record

FIFA Futsal World Cup

FIFA Futsal World Cup record
Year Round GP W D L GS GA
Netherlands 19893rd place86112411
Hong Kong 19922nd place84223423
Spain 19961st round3102127
Guatemala 2000 Did not qualify
Chinese Taipei 20042nd round61141420
Brazil 20081st round4004525
Thailand 2012 Did not qualify
Colombia 2016
Lithuania 2020 To be determined
Total5/929124138986

CONCACAF Futsal Championship

CONCACAF Futsal Championship record
Year Round GP W D L GS GA
Guatemala 1996Winners43012112
Costa Rica 20003rd place54012210
Costa Rica 2004Winners5320153
Guatemala 20083rd place53111911
Guatemala 20121st round310269
Costa Rica 2016Did not qualify
Total5/62315358342

Grand Prix de Futsal

  • 2005Did not enter
  • 2006Did not enter
  • 2007Did not enter
  • 2008Did not enter
  • 2009Did not enter
  • 2010Did not enter
  • 2011 – 16th place
  • 2013Did not enter
  • 2014Did not enter
  • 2015Did not enter
  • 2018TBD

Futsal Mundialito

  • 1994Did not enter
  • 1995 – 4th place
  • 1996 – 4th place
  • 1998 3rd place
  • 2001Did not enter
  • 2002Did not enter
  • 2006Did not enter
  • 2007Did not enter
  • 2008Did not enter

Futsal at the Pan American Games

Current squad

The following is the squad that participated in the 2012 CONCACAF Futsal Championship in Guatemala from July 2 to 8, 2012.[2]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Boris Pardo (1984-03-22) March 22, 1984 Missouri Comets
2 FP Kraig Chiles (1984-05-14) May 14, 1984 San Diego Sockers
3 FP Kevin Ten Eyck (1987-02-08) February 8, 1987 Wichita B-52s
4 FP Bryan Pérez (1988-11-01) November 1, 1988 Wichita Wings
5 FP Philip Suprise (1990-12-31) December 31, 1990 Milwaukee Wave
6 FP Nelson Santana (1978-12-28) December 28, 1978 Syracuse Silver Knights
7 FP Ptah Myers (1982-05-25) May 25, 1982 Baltimore Blast
8 FP Bato Radoncic (1980-08-28) August 28, 1980 Missouri Comets
9 FP Pat Healey (1985-12-20) December 20, 1985 Baltimore Blast
10 FP Angel Rivillo (1978-07-25) July 25, 1978 Wichita Wings
11 FP Matthew Stewart (Captain) (1976-09-17) September 17, 1976 Milwaukee Wave
12 GK Danny Waltman (1981-09-19) September 19, 1981 Missouri Comets
13 FP Machel Millwood (1979-06-28) June 28, 1979 Baltimore Blast
14 FP Lucas Stauffer (1995-04-24) April 24, 1995 Unattached

See also

References

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