Group members have been formed
Belarus’ national futsal team learns its rivals for 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifying tournament
The national team of Sweden, which defeated Greece, Montenegro and San Marino during the preliminary stage of the qualification round, was the last opponent faced by Belarusian Vladimir Ignatik’s squad. Now, the team goes through to the major qualification round, on December 12th-13th, in Croatian Osijek, meeting the hosts, Azerbaijan and Sweden.
After several mini-tournaments, the two best teams from seven qualifying quartets go through to the play-offs. There, the 14 squads will compete for seven (European) places in the final stage of the World Championship. Those in first places will play those ranked second. The final of the 8th FIFA Futsal World Cup, featuring 24 teams from all continents, will be held from September 10th to October 2nd, in Colombia.
By Igor Grishin