Futsal has become an important part of the Premier League’s Youth Development programme since the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP) was introduced in 2012.
The Pacific Palms Public School’s futsal team traveled to Port Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia to represent the school in the State Futsal Champions of Champions competition recently.
There are plans afoot to increase the focus on dribbling as a key skill and also an appetite to put futsal at the heart of youth development.
Russia swept the titles on offer at the World University Futsal Championships as they won the men's and women's finals
History was made this year when the Irish FA launched their first ever U18 Futsal Championships at Lagan LeisurePlex.
There was plenty of success for Upminster’s Finta Futsal at the Mareseme International Cup, with all three of their sides entered in the event reaching their respective age-group finals.
Major League Soccer Clubs Real Salt Lake and Portland Timbers plus players Kyle Beckerman and DaMarcus Beasley developing Futsal courts for their communities, supporting player development and giving the community the opportunity to experience playing Futsal.
Today: 24,600 registered players; a 314% increase over five years. At a time when young people’s participation in organized sport is in decline—in New Zealand and around the world—that is something remarkable.
Dusan Tadic reveals his futsal shooting technique after the match Tadic spoke to the BBC about his goal after his man of the match performance.
In recent months, a video has been circulating social networks where we see Mohamed Salah as a young boy playing Futsal at a Futsal tournament in Egypt.