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The 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania will introduce video support

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

History will be made at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™, which will be played from 12 September to 3 October. In line with FIFA’s goal of leveraging technology to improve the football experience, as set out in The Vision 2020-2023, the FIFA Council recently approved the use of video support (VS) at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021. This is the first time that such a system…

Czechs qualify for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

In a nerve-wracking November penalty shoot-out, Czech Republic edged out Croatia to book their ticket for the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™. It was 24-year-old Jiri Vokoun who converted the eighth and final penalty (taken from a distance of six metres in futsal) that saw the Czechs qualify for their fourth World Cup after 2004, 2008 and 2012. “I was nervous before taking my penalty,” he said of his…

Lithuania to host 2020 Futsal World Cup

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Lithuania has been selected to host the 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup. The decision was made by the FIFA Council at its meeting in Rwanda, with Iran, Japan and New Zealand having also been under consideration. Scheduled for 12 September to 4 October 2020, it will be the first FIFA final tournament in Lithuania, who hosted football’s 2013 UEFA European Under-19 Championship and 2018 UEFA European Women’s Under-17 Championship. It…

FIFA Head Infantino: 2018 World Cup in Russia ‘Best Ever’

Friday, July 13, 2018

The World Cup has changed the perception of Russia among all countries, as the visitors have discovered a hospitable country, full of people, who are keen to show to the world that what sometimes is said is not actually what happens here, FIFA President Gianni Infantino told reporters. “It is an incredible, amazing World Cup. From the very beginning of the tournament, we have experienced incredible emotions from being here and in two…