• Friday Apr 04, 2014

    Beach soccer coaching course starts Friday

    Action from the CONCACAF Beach Soccer World Cup qualifier between El Salvador (white jersey) and the United States on May 12, 2013, in Nassau, Bahamas. (Photo: Mexsport)

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – The first-ever CONCACAF beach soccer coaching course opens on Friday at the Sheraton Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 

    FIFA instructor Angelo Schirinzi will lead the intensive three-day gathering for 13 coaches from four of the confederation’s member associations.  Additional presentations will be made by CONCACAF beach soccer manager Betto Lima, while Josep Ponset -- head of competitions for Beach Soccer Worldwide -- will also be in attendance. 

    The program is a fundamental component of CONCACAF’s concentrated efforts to promote beach soccer throughout the region.  By placing an emphasis on coaching education, the primary objective is to create a model that will lift this version of the sport from the grassroots level all the way to international play. 

    Though a CONCACAF-affiliated nation has never hosted a FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, its representatives at the competition have experienced much success.

    In 2011, El Salvador defeated Argentina and Italy on its way to a fourth-place finish.  Last year, the Cuscatlecos lost narrowly in the quarterfinals, 2-1, to eventual runner-up Spain. 

    Mexico had the best-ever placement by any CONCACAF side, when it came in second after falling to host Brazil in the 2007 final.

  • Champions League

    Related News



RELATED NEWS YOU'LL LIKE

Ticket Lottery Details Announced for CONCACAF Cup Match between USA and Mexico on October 10 at the Rose Bowl

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced details for the ticketing process to be implemented for the CONCACAF Cup, which is being presented by Scotiabank – the FIFA Confederations Cup playoff match between the United States and Mexico on Saturday, October 10, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA (6 pm PT).

Tickets for the 2015 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship on Sale Later This Month

The Confederation of North, Central America and the Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) and the Local Organizing Committee, US Soccer, announced today that tickets for the 2015 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship, which will be played in the United States from October 1-13, will go on sale later this month. Venues in four different cities will each host two doubleheaders.

CONCACAF Announces Details of Copa America Centenario Play-in Matches, Scheduled for January 8 in Panama

Panama vs. Cuba and Trinidad & Tobago vs. Haiti to determine Confederation’s final two entrants in historic tournament

Group Seeds and Game Dates Announced for 2016 Copa America Centenario 

Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and the United States Head the Four Groups in the Tournament; Seeded Nations to Visit Nine of the Ten Host Markets in Group Play

Ten Metropolitan Areas from Across the United States Selected to Host Copa America Centenario

Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Seattle Will Host Games for the 100-Year Anniversary Edition of the South American Championship