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FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021 Schedule, Official Draw, Team List, Key Dates

FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021 Schedule, Full Fixtures, Official Draw, Team List, Key Dates

The 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup upcoming season; will be the 9th season of FIFA Futsal World Cup. However, it will marked as the first FIFA football tournament ever hosted by Lithuania; and the third Futsal World Cup hosted in Europe. Where as, the tournament was originally to be held from 12th September to 4th October 2020 as the 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup; but however due to Covid-19 the tournament was postponed and rescheduled. Check out FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021 Schedule, Teams and Full Fixtures.

Similarly, on 12th May 2020, FIFA declared that the tournament will be held between 12th September – 3rd October 2021. The final of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021 is scheduled for October 3rd.

FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021 Schedule, Full Fixtures, Official Draw, Team List, Key Dates

FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021 Schedule

However, the entire schedule for the tournament is yet to be announced by officials. Where as, the stages are out. However, the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021; will take place from 12 September to 3 October 2021 in the city venues of Kaunas, Vilnius and Klaipeda.

Group StageSeptember 12 – September 20, 2021
Round of 16September 22 – September 24, 2021
Quarter-finalsSeptember 26 – September 27, 2021
Semi-FinalsSeptember 29 – September 30, 2021
FinalsOctober 3, 2021

FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021 Teams List

The tournament has 24 teams participating in the tournament where there are six groups and each group has four teams. Check out below for the six groups and the team’s division:

Group AGroup BGroup CGroup DGroup EGroup F
LithuaniaUzbekistanThailandPanamaAngolaArgentina
VenezuelaGuatemalaPortugalCzech RepublicJapanUS
KazakhstanRussiaMoroccoVietnamParaguaySerbia
Costa RicaEgyptSolomon
Islands
BrazilSpainIran

FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021 Official Draw

The official draw took place on on 1st June 2021,17:00 CEST at the FIFA headquarters in Zürich, Switzerland. However, 24 teams were drawn into six groups of four teams. Where as, the hosts Lithuania were impulsive seeded into Pot 1 and assigned to position A1, while the remaining teams were seeded into their particular pots based on their results in the last five FIFA Futsal World Cups, with bonus points awarded to confederation champions.

However, No group could contain more than one team from each confederation, except ;there would be one group with two UEFA teams due to there seven UEFA teams in total.

Key match dates

  • Opening game: 12 September
  • Round of 16: 22, 23 and 24 September
  • Quarter-finals: 26 and 27 September
  • Semi-finals: 29 and 30 September
  • Match for third/fourth place and final: 3 October

FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021 Venue

The tournament for the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2021 will be taking place at three venues. The tournament will be in the cities like Kaunas, Klaipeda, and Vilnius.

However, each team has a total of 25 players where 3 of them should be the goalkeepers. The paramilitary squad will have 14 players and two will be goalkeepers.

Similarly, the squad of players will be out soon by the officials.

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