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Colombia national beach soccer team

 Colombia
Nickname(s)Los Cafeteros (The Coffee Growers) La Tricolor (The Tricolors)
AssociationFederación Colombiana de Fútbol (FCF)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachSantiago Alzate
FIFA codeCOL
BSWW ranking45 (Mar. '18)


First colours


Second colours
First international
 Colombia 5–2 Ecuador 
(Montevideo, Uruguay; 7 December 2009)
Biggest win
 Colombia 9–4 Ecuador 
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 3 August 2011)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 15–0 Colombia 
(Montevideo, Uruguay; 10 December 2009)
World Cup
Appearances0
Best resultnone

The Colombia national beach soccer team represents Colombia in international beach soccer competitions and is controlled by the Federación Colombiana de Fútbol (FCF), the governing body for football in Colombia.

Colombia entered the international beach soccer scene in 2009 at the first edition of the South American Beach Games.[1] The team subsequently debuted at in the largest beach soccer event in South America, the World Cup qualifiers, in 2011,[2] finishing in 4th place – their best finish in any major competition to date. Since then, Colombia have remained an active team, becoming regulars at the major CONMEBOL events of the World Cup qualifiers, Copa América and Liga Sudamericana, however have yet to achieve a podium finish.

Current squad

As of March 2018[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Colombia GK Alejandro Quintero
4 Colombia Edwin Rojas
5 Colombia DF Escalante Lopez
6 Colombia DF Jose Gomez
7 Colombia FW Jose Arzuza Fonseca
8 Colombia Edward Bonilla
No. Position Player
9 Colombia Oscar Hurtado
10 Colombia Kevin Zuluaga
11 Colombia Kevin Henao
12 Colombia GK Levid Sanchez
13 Colombia Carlos Mejia
20 Colombia Miguel Parra

Coach: Santiago Alzate

Achievements

Competitive record

See also

References

  1. ^ Colombia finaliza en el cuarto lugar en Juegos Suramericanos de Playa – FCF.com
  2. ^ ?Alea iacta est? for the CONMEBOL Qualifier – Beach Soccer Worldwide
  3. ^ "Colombia Copa America 2018 squad – Beach Soccer Russia". Archived from the original on 2018-03-09. Retrieved 2018-03-08.

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