October 11, 2023 – 22:52
A 7-1 win at the Bovoa de Varzim Stadium, in the fourth round of the Elite Tour
Portugal beat Armenia 7-1 on Wednesday, in the fourth round of the Elite Round, and came close to qualifying for the 2024 FIFA Futsal World Cup. Jorge Braz’s “disciples” performed worse in the match, allowing Armenia to qualify for the 2024 FIFA Futsal World Cup. Taking The lead with two minutes to play. But since then, it’s been just Portugal. Pani Varela equalized after two minutes (4), while Afonso Jesus (8), Zeke Tee (8), and Hugo Neves (17) scored the equalizer in the first half.
In the second half, Portugal did not take its foot off the accelerator and witnessed two goals for Sporting in the 32nd minute. Between them, Thomas Paco (25 minutes) and Kochi (30 minutes) scored.
With this result, the national futsal team continues to lead Group Five alone, five points ahead of second-placed Georgia (7/12), and can secure qualification to the fifth and penultimate round, on December 15. Victory over Finland (third place, four points).
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