Futsalroo 1989 Matches

Futsalroo Internationals for 1989

Written by Paul Mavroudis. For more details see credits.


Australia's debut match in the Futsal World Cup was against the USA. The 16 team tournament was split into 4 groups, with the top two of each group progressing to a second phase of group games. Australia was placed in Groud D. This was a FIFA Futsal World Championship first round match.
Played : January 6 Venue : Sporthallen Zuid, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
USA
David Vanole, Steve Trittschuh, Eric Eichmann, Doc Lawson, Michael Windischmann, Tab Ramos, Jim Gabarra, Gyula Visnyei, Brent Goulet, Peter Vermes, Peter Smith Bruce Murray, A.J. Lachowecki
Goals : Eichmann 33
1 - 1 Australia
Jeffrey Olver, Alan Davidson, Steven Jackson, Robert Hooker, Oscar Crino Paul Trimboli, Robert Dunn, Jason Polak, Warren Spink, Kenneth Murphy Zarko Odzakov, Ernest Tapai, Tony Franken
Goals : Crino 50
Referee : Emilion Soriano Aladren (Spain)
Assistant Referee : J. Andreu Dubon (Spain)
Attendance : 1500
Coaches : John Kowalski(USA), Tim White (Australia)
Squad Listing


This was a FIFA Futsal World Championship first round match.
Played : January 7 Venue : Rijnhal, Arnhem, The Netherlands
Italy
Luca Bergamini, Paolo Minicucci, Mario Morosini, Gianni Faiola, Franco Albanese, Andrea Fama, Paolo De Simoni, Alfredo Filippini, Vito Cucco, Raoul Albanese, Giovanni Roma, Wolfranco Crescenzi, Alessandro Pomposelli
Goals : Albani 9, 29, Fama 15, Minicucci 20, Albanese 33, Roma 49
6 - 1 Australia
Jeffrey Olver, Alan Davidson, Steven Jackson, Robert Hooker, Oscar Crino, Paul Trimboli, Robert Dunn, Jason Polak, Warren Spink, Kenneth Murphy, Zarko Odzakov, Ernest Tapai, Tony Franken
Goals : Crino 28
Referee : Romualdo Arppi Filho (Brazil)
Assistant Referee : Abel Gnecco (Argentina)
Attendance : 500
Coaches : Enzo Trombetta (Italy), Tim White (Australia)
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Australia won its first ever Fustal World Cup match against Zimbabwe, though it wasn't enough to see them progress to the next stage. This was a FIFA Futsal World Championship first round match.
Played : January 8 Venue : Sporthallen Zuid, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Zimbabwe
Peter Nkomo, David Mwanza, Clayton Munemo, Garikai Zuze, Antony Kambani, Masimba Dinyero, Ronnie Jowa, Joseph Machingura, Henry Charles, Benjamin Zulu, Danny Kamuchira, Reason Dawa, Brennen Msiska
Goals : Munemo 50
1 - 4 Australia
Jeffrey Olver, Alan Davidson, Steven Jackson, Robert Hooker, Oscar Crino, Paul Trimboli, Robert Dunn, Jason Polak, Warren Spink, Kenneth Murphy, Zarko Odzakov, Ernest Tapai, Tony Franken
Goals : Trimboli 25, 49, Odzakov 46, Davidson 47
Referee : Alexis Ponnet (Belgium)
Assistant Referrees : J. Oortman (Netherlands)
Attendance : 1500
Coaches : Nico Sprey (Zimbabwe), Tim White (Australia)
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