Argentina, the fourth qualified
Brazil and Argentina fought an intense game that ended with a Gauchos win 7-5. Argentina will now pass on to the semifinals of the Sudamericano Beach Soccer Championship.
Scoring for Argentina were Lucas Medero (2), César Leguizamón (2), Federico Costas (1), Luciano Sirico (1) and Federico Hilaire (1).
For Brazil it was Rodrigo Da (3), Luiz Do Nascimiento (1) and Mauricio Pereira (1).
Paraguay thrashes Ecuador 9-2
A surprising defeat of the Ecuadorians in the closing of the first phase of the championship which is being played on El Murciélago beach in Manta.
Both teams are qualified for the semifinal round.
The Paraguayan goals were scored by Pedro Morán (2), Edgar Barreto (1), Amado Rolón (3), Juan López (1), and Marcos Benítez (2).
Scoring for Ecuador were Jorge Bailón (1) and Christian Gallegos (1).