Concacaf Club Final with U.S. Futsal Utah Elite Futsal.
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Grupoline Futsal scored the last two goals to earn a 5-4 win over Utah Elite Futsal in the 2017 CONCACAF Futsal Club Championship final on Saturday night at the Universidad Pedagogica Nacional Francisco Morazan.
Both entered the decider with perfect 4-0-0 records, only for Grupoline’s Juan Cordero game-winning goal with 37 seconds left on the clock separating the sides. The 29-year-old attacker collected the ball at the halfway line, dribbled down the right and on his fourth touch snapped off a shot that beat goalkeeper Sanaldo Carvalho.
The goal capped off an enthralling evening of futsal that saw the Costa Rican champion stage a memorable comeback after falling behind 4-3 seven minutes into the second half.
Utah Elite took a 3-2 lead into halftime.
Thiago Mendes Goncalves gave the United States champion a 1-...
Utah Elite Futsal edges Habana for Futsal final berth
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Utah Elite Futsal scored a pair of first-half goals to defeat Habana, 2-1, on Friday at the Universidad Pedagogica Nacional Francisco Morazan and secure a place in the 2017 CONCACAF Futsal Club Championship.
The United States champion will square off in Saturday’s final against Costa Rica’s Grupoline Futsal, which earned a 3-2 victory over Soyapango FC earlier in the evening. Habana and Soyapango will meet in the match for third place.
Ricardo De Maria Sobreira gave Utah Elite a 1-0 lead in the fourth minute, gaining possession of a turnover by Habana’s Alejandro Marreño and finding the right side of the net with a left-footed shot.
Nine minutes later, Pablo Daniel Da Silva doubled the advantage with a clever free kick that managed to elude a two-man wall, a defender and goalkeeper Nelson Johnston.
Habana halved the deficit with 32 seconds left on the second-half clock as Lazaro Peña netted at left a post after Daniel Hernandez d...
Utah Elite Futsal makes most of CONCACAF voyage
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Slightly more than a month since capturing the U.S. National Futsal Championship title, Utah Elite Futsal is one game away from reaching the final of the 2017 CONCACAF Futsal Club Championship.
On Friday night, a semifinal encounter awaits against Cuba’s Habana at the Universidad Pedagogica Nacional Francisco Morazan.
It has been a whirlwind for the side founded in 2003, but there are no complaints, just appreciation for every step of the magical journey.
“It is a great accomplishment given that this is our first appearance in the CONCACAF Futsal tournament,” Ray Fuchs, the team’s Delegation Chief, told CONCACAF.com. “We feel honored with the opportunity to represent our club and U.S. Futsal.
“It has been a great experience and also very enjoyable for all of us, coaches, players and staff. It is always great to play internationally as you learn other styles of play and get to know other countries. We are loving Honduras.”
U.S. Futsal 2017 National Champions Elite Futsal netted the most goals at CONCACAF
U.S. Futsal Press Release
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras –
in a single 2017 CONCACAF Futsal Club Championship match, earning a 12-1 win over FAX Futsal from Guadalupe on Tuesday
in the second game of Group A ,held at the Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazan. Stadiumn
FAX Futsal (Guadeloupe) 1, Elite Futsal (USA) 12
Seven different players scored for Elite Futsal (2W-0D-0L, 6 points) as it exploded for 10 second-half goals in a 12-1 win over FAX Futsal (0-0-2, 0). Junior Alencar (17’, 22’, 40’) led the way with a hat-trick, while Thiago Mendes (6’, 39’), Leonardo Oliveira (23’, 24’) and Pablo Daniel Da Silva (29’, 34’) struck for two goals each...
CONCACAF FUTSAL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 in Tegucigalpa Honduras
Aug 21, 2017. After winning the 2017 U.S. Futsal National Championship, that was held at the San Jose Convention Center in the Open Male division, Elite Futsal from Utah qualified for the Concacaf Futsal Club Championships in Honduras. Today Elite Futsal kicked off the tournament with a stunning 2-0 win over Soyapango FC from El Salvador.