U.S. Concludes FIFA Futsal World Cup against Portugal on Monday, Oct. 6 at 9:30 a.m. ET
Oct 5, 2008
2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
October 5, 2008
ONE MORE GAME: The U.S. Futsal National Team concludes its 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup with a game against Portugal on Monday, Oct. 6. Kickoff for the game is at 9:30 a.m. ET and the game can be followed live on the MNT Blog or seen live on ESPN360.com. The game can also be seen on Galavision, with the tape-delay airing on Oct. 7 at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT.
U.S. FUTSAL NATIONAL TEAM ROSTER BY POSITION
(A detailed roster is available at ussoccer.com)
GOALKEEPERS (2): Jeff Richey (Fort Wayne, Ind., 7/0), Nick Vorberg (Grants Pass, Ore., 10/0);
DEFENDERS (2): Joe Hammes (Cedarburg, Wis., 14/3), Pat Morris (Philadelphia, Pa. 28/13);
MIDFIELDERS (6): Denison Cabral (Baltimore, Md., 15/6), Andrew Jacobson (Palo Alto, Calif., 8/0), Ptah Myers (Columbus, Ohio, 12/0), Sandre Naumoski (Philadelphia, Pa., 10/3), Andy Rosenband (Hammond, Ind., 10/2), Matthew Stewart (El Paso, Texas, 18/9);
FORWARDS (4): Mike Apple (Akron, Ohio, 9/2), Jamar Beasley (Fort Wayne, Ind. 24/7), Chile Farias (Los Angeles, Calif., 10/2), Brett Wiesner (Brookfield, Wis., 4/0).
*numbers indicate all-time caps/goals
SHORT HANDED: The U.S. will be without a few players for the game against Portugal. Andy Rosenband and Chile Farias are suspended due to card accumulation. Jamar Beasley, Ptah Myers and Andrew Jacobson are listed as doubtful.
Group B Standings
Italy 1, Thailand 0
Paraguay 5, USA 0
Portugal 3, Paraguay 2
USA 1, Italy 6
Thailand 5, USA 3
Italy 3, Portgual 1
Portugal vs. USA, 9:30 a.m. ET
Thailand vs. Paraguay, 11:30 a.m. ET
Italy vs. Paraguay ,11:30 a.m. ET
Portugal vs. Thailand, 11:30 a.m. ET
For a full schedule of the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup, including all four groups, click here.