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U.S. National Futsal Team Concludes Tour of Brazil

Florianópolis, Brazil (Sept. 8, 2008) - The U.S. National Futsal team concluded its tour of Brazil with a 6-2 loss against Brazilian club side A.D. Colegial on Sept. 6. The U.S. now turns its attention towards its final tune up matches before the 2008 FIFA Futsal World Cup, including games against Japan on Sept. 12 and 14 at the Kern Center in Milwaukee.

The U.S. traveled two Brazil in late August, playing four games in the World Cup host nation as preparation for the tournament which kicks off later this month. The U.S. starts its World Cup campaign on Sept. 30, having been drawn into Group B along with Italy, Portugal, Thailand and Paraguay.

-U.S. National Futsal Team Match Report-
Match-up: A.D. Colegial vs. USA
Date: Sept. 6, 2008
Competition: Friendly
Location: Florianópolis, Brazil

Scoring Summary:        1    2    F
Colegial                         3    3    6
USA                               1    1    2

COL                            3rd minute
COL                            16th
COL                            20th
COL                            25th
USA    Pat Morris        27th
COL                            37th
USA    Mike Apple       38th
COL                             39th