The Female Swiss team became the first team to make it to the it to the 2019 World Beach Games in SanDiego.
The team defeated Portugal 5-4 to qualify in a match the Portugal led at the 1st period 4 – 2. The Swiss came back in the second round to make it 5-4to be the first team to qualify for the world cup.
The Swiss, defeated European champions Russia, Germany and Czech Republic before the game against Portugal in the 2019 World Beach Games qualifiers holding in Salou, Spain.
This year’s editon of the World Beach Games will be the first and will hold in San Diego (California, USA) between 9th and 14th of October.
Beach Soccer Worldwide, in accordance with the World Beach Games Organizing Committee, has stablished a qualifying format for all the different confederations, with a play-off knockout system.
Between the 9th and 12th of May, Sports Complex Futbol Salou (Tarragona, Spain) will host the first of the continental qualifiers both in men’s and women’s division. In the men’s pool, the best 16 teams in the European rankings will have the chance to fight for one of the four (or even 5*) spots available in San Diego as the Old Continent’s representatives.
At the same time, six Women’s teams will vie for one of the two places in the World Beach Games 2019, meaning that only the two finalists of the World Beach Games Qualifier Salou play-offs will travel to San Diego.
The next continental qualifiers to the World Beach Games San Diego 2019 will be released soon.