The 2012 FIFA Futsal World Cup is the 7th FIFA Futsal World Cup, an international futsaltournament that is taking place from 1Ė18 November 2012 in Thailand. An extra four teams (increase to 24 from 20 at the 2008 event in Brazil) is competing at this World Cup.
Thailand beat bids from, China, Iran, Azerbaijan, Czech Republic, Sri Lankaand Guatemala.
The matches are set to take place across four venues.
Due to construction delays, early matches scheduled at the Bangkok Futsal Arena were moved to the Hua Mark Indoor Stadium. A final inspection on 5 November will determine whether the Bangkok Futsal Arena can host quarter-final and semi-final matches as well as the final itself.
The 24 teams were divided in six groups, each group with four teams.