2010 UEFA Futsal Championship facts for kids

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The 2010 UEFA Futsal Championship was the sixth official edition of the UEFA-governed European Championship for national futsal teams. It was hosted by Hungary. It was between January 19 and January 30, 2010. There were two venues. One was in Budapest (Papp László Sportaréna) and one in Debrecen (Főnix Arena). For the first time, twelve teams were in the final round.

Spain defeated Portugal in the final by 4–2. This was the fifth title in a row for Spain.

Qualification

Thirty-eight nations took part in the qualifying round. Hungary was selected because they were the host.

Qualified teams

Country Qualified as Previous appearances in tournament1
Hungary 00Hosts 1 (2005)
Spain 01Group 2 winner 6 (1996, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007)
Italy 02Group 4 winner 6 (1996, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007)
Russia 03Group 7 winner 6 (1996, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007)
Ukraine 04Group 1 winner 5 (1996, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007)
Portugal 05Group 6 winner 4 (1999, 2003, 2005, 2007)
Czech Republic 06Group 3 winner 4 (2001, 2003, 2005, 2007)
Serbia 07Group 5 runner-up 2 (1999, 2007)
Slovenia 08Group 7 runner-up 1 (2003)
Belgium 09Group 5 winner 3 (1996, 1999, 2003)
Belarus 10Group 4 runner-up 0 (debut)
Azerbaijan 11Group 6 runner-up 0 (debut)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year

Venues

Arena Papp László Sportaréna Főnix Arena
Picture Papp László Budapest Sportaréna
City Budapest Debrecen
Capacity 12,500 8,500

Final ranking

Gold medal icon.svg Spain
Silver medal icon.svg Portugal
Bronze medal icon.svg Czech Republic
4 Azerbaijan
5 Russia
Italy
Ukraine
Serbia
9 Belarus
Hungary
Belgium
Slovenia

Awards

Golden Boot
Azerbaijan Biro Jade
Spain Javi Rodríguez
Portugal Joel Queirós
Italy Saad Assis
5 goals

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