Article 21 Match dates and fixtures - Futsal World Cup Qualifiers

Regulations of the UEFA European Qualifying Competition for the 2024 FIFA Futsal World Cup

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Category
Futsal
Subject
FFWC
Edition
2022-24
Language
English (United Kingdom)
Enforcement Date
1 December 2021
21.01

All qualifying matches are played on dates listed in the 2020-24 FIFA International Futsal Calendar, as follows:

  1. Preliminary round: 4-13 April 2022

  2. Main round group phase: by 8 March 2023

  3. Main round play-offs: 10-19 April 2023

  4. Elite round group phase: by 20 December 2023

  5. Elite round play-offs: 8-17 April 2024

21.02

Even if the associations agree to stage matches on dates other than the reserved dates, all matches must be completed by the end of the period reserved for that stage of the competition.

21.03

If all associations concerned are in agreement and in line with the principles governing the release of players for association teams as laid down in Annexe 1, Article 1ter of the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players, matches may be played on any other date.

21.04

The dates of all matches must be entered by the hosts in the designated UEFA online system by the deadlines set by the UEFA administration and communicated to the associations in due course by circular letter.

21.05

Four-team mini-tournaments must be organised according to the following schedule:

Day 1:

Arrival of all teams, referees and UEFA match officers
Organisational meeting

Day 2:

Matchday 1:

Team 2 v Team 4 and Team 3 v Team 1

Day 3:

Matchday 2:

Team 3 v Team 2 and Team 1 v Team 4

Day 4:

Rest day

Day 5:

Matchday 3:

Team 4 v Team 3 and Team 1 v Team 2

Day 6:

Departure of all teams, referees and UEFA match officers

21.06

The following match sequence applies for the main round group phase:

Matchday 1:

2 v 3

Matchday 4:

1 v 3

Matchday 2:

1 v 2

Matchday 5:

3 v 2

Matchday 3:

3 v 1

Matchday 6:

2 v 1

21.07

The following match sequence applies for the elite round group phase:

Matchday 1:

2 v 3
4 v 1

Matchday 4:

1 v 3
4 v 2

Matchday 2:

1 v 2
3 v 4

Matchday 5:

3 v 2
1 v 4

Matchday 3:

3 v 1
2 v 4

Matchday 6:

2 v 1
4 v 3