Belgium (Men Adult Tournaments)
IFC Ford Genk 2002
Edition 18
City: Genk (BEL)

Start Date:
08/05/2002
End Date:
11/05/2002


Title: International Futsal Championship
Date: 08-11.05.2002
Place: Genk Belgium
Hall:
Limburghal Genk
Jaarbeurslaan, 21
3600 Genk
Tel: 00 32 (0)89 32.99.32
Fax: 00 32 (0)89 32.99.33

Organizer:
IFC- Ford Genk
Giuseppe Motta
Tel: 00 32 (0)89 61.96.29 (B)
Tel & Fax: 00 32 (0)11 81.52.31 (Privat)
Mobile phone: 00 32 (0)475.89.50.35
E-mail: gmotta@ford.com

Frequency:
From 1984 onwards, the tournament will be staged on an annual basis

Teams:
The number of teams have been decreased from 32 to 24.

Prize Money:
15,000. This will be allocated between 12 teams. (see breakdown below)

Sanctioned by:
FIFA
Belgian Football Association (URSBFA)
Belgian Futsal Committee

Organised by:
Zvk Ford Genk

Format:
8 groups of 3 teams.
All group matches will be played over the first 2 days of the Tournament.
8 group winners progress to semi-finals of Cup competition.
8 second place teams progress to semi-finals of Plate competition.
8 third place teams progress to semi-finals of Bowl competition.
Semi-finals will be staged over 1 day allowing each team .
Cup, Plate and Bowl finals will be staged on final day of the tournament Saturday 11th May 2002

Invitation Process:
In 2002, the teams will be invited via the following criteria.

Top 8 teams from Belgian Fusal competition.
1 Organizer (Zvk Ford Genk)
1 Top team from Spain (Division d'Honnor)
1 Top team from Italy (1rst Division)
1 Top team from Poland
1 Top team from Netherlands
11 Wildcards (Greece, Hungary, .)

Invited Teams for 2002
Clearex Chorzow
Zvk Ford Genk (organizer)
Action 21 Charleroi
Kickers Futsal Charleroi Gilly
TL Ranst
Cobra Primus Koersel
ZVC Promocon Edegem
Zvk Kermt-Hasselt
R.P. Ans
S.T. Rekem

Travel Policy
The travel policy is the same as per 2001.

Proposed Format of Play (subject to change)

Group A Group B Group C Group D
A1 B1 C1 D1
A2 B2 C2 D2
A3 B3 C3 D3

Group E Group F Group G Group H
E1 F1 G1 H1
E2 F2 G2 H2
E3 F3 G3 H3

Time Wednesday 8th May Time Thursday 9th May
19:00 Match 1 13:00 Match 8
19:35 Match 2 13:35 Match 9
20:10 Match 3 14:10 Match 10
20:45 Match 4 14:45 Match 11
21:20 Match 5 15:20 Match 12
21:55 Match 6 15:55 Match 13
22:30 Match 7 16:30 Match 14
17:05 Match 15
17:40 Match 16
18:15 Match 17
18:50 Match 18
19:25 Match 19
20:00 Match 20
20:35 Match 21
21:10 Match 22
21:45 Match 23
22:20 Match 24


Day 3 Friday 10th May Time
3rd Place Teams 1st Final bronze 13:00
3rd Place Teams 2nd Final bronze 13:45
3rd Place Teams 3rd Final bronze 14:30
3rd Place Teams 4th Final bronze 15:15
2nd Place Teams 1st Final silver 16:00
2nd Place Teams 2nd Final silver 16:45
2nd Place Teams 3rd Final silver 17:30
2nd Place Teams 4th Final silver 18:15
1rst Place Teams 1st Final gold 19:00
1rst Place Teams 2nd Final gold 19:45
1rst Place Teams 3rd Final gold 20:30
1rst Place Teams 4th Final gold 21:15

Day 4 Saturday 11th May Time
3rd Place Teams 1st Final bronze 12:30
3rd Place Teams 2nd Final bronze 13:15
2nd Place Teams 1st Final silver 14:00
2nd Place Teams 2nd Final silver 14:45
1rst Place Teams 1st Final gold 15:30
1rst Place Teams 2nd Final gold 16:15

Day 4 , Saturday 11th May Time
Bowl Final 17:00
Plate Final 18:00
Cup Final 19:00

Prize Money Allocation
GOLD SILVER BRONZE
Champion 5.000 1.000 500
Runner Up 2.500 500 250
Semi Finalist 1.250 250 125
Semi Finalist 1.250 250 125

Details:

Action 21 Charleroi of Belgium won the 2002 Ford Genk Cup held in Belgium from May 8-11. The annual futsal tournament sanctioned by FIFA and Belgium's Football Association saw Action 21 Charleroi defeat FP Houthalen (of Belgium) 5:1 in the finals held in the city of Genk on May 11. By winning the championship, Action 21 Charleroi became the first Belgium club to win the tournament since the host ZVK Ford Genk did it in 1997. Prior to the final, Action 21 Charleroi posted a convincing 6:3 win over West Stars Rotterdam of Holland in the semifinals earlier in the day. The 2002 UEFA Futsal Cup Runners-up, Action 21 Charleroi advanced to the semifinals by defeating the U.S. Futsal National Team by the slimmest of margins, 1:0 in the penalty kick shootout after playing to a 1:1 draw at the end of regulation on May 10.

Winner Team: ACTION 21 Charleroi (BEL)
































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