Malaysia secured their semi-final place at 2018 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Futsal Championship by defeating hosts Indonesia
Today, the draw for the first ever UEFA Futsal U19s Championships took place for the preliminary round and main round with all nations hoping to make it to the main event in Latvia next year.
Matt Fejos is a futsal coach and development officer now based in England with Tranmere Rovers FC, a professional football club. With 10 years’ experience in futsal across playing, coaching and development roles, the first half of his career was in the early days of rapid growth of futsal in…
Exclusive to Futsal Focus: This interview is with Steve Harris, born in the USA but has spent almost 40 years in Japan. Fell in love with futsal over 30 years ago and had a very recreational career as a player while serving in administrative capacities at the Japan Futsal Federation…
Kris Fernandes who wrote this article has covered international futsal and soccer for well over a decade having worked at four FIFA World Cups, three UEFA European Championships and two FIFA Futsal World Cups, including as the lead correspondent for Futsal Focus at Colombia 2016. Follow him on Twitter @insidesoccermag.
For every nation that took part in the Youth Olympic Futsal Tournament in the Men's and Women's sections in Argentina, this historic event will live long in their memories.
The first ever Youth Olympic Futsal tournament group stages have finished with drama, goals, and skill displayed on the court. Tomorrow the semi-final stage of the competition will take place.
Today, Sunday 7 October 2018 is a date that will go down in the history of the discipline, one on which futsal will make its debut as an Olympic sport following a long fight for it to take its place in the programme.
On the 20 and 23 October 2018 at the Indoor Stadium Huamak, Thailand will host their invitational Futsal tournament called the Thailand 5s Tournament and has invited England to take part along with Malaysia and Uzbekistan.
England is certainly testing themselves this year in preparation for the FIFA Futsal World Qualifiers in January next year.