Northern Ireland drew in Preliminary round Group A against Netherlands, Belgium, and Sweden in the first ever UEFA Futsal Women's EURO
All 23 inaugural entrants will be involved in the UEFA Women's Futsal EURO qualifying draw at 13:30CET on Thursday 5 July in Nyon.
Futsal Focus was not able to attend Northern Ireland's first ever international friendly on home soil against Scotland but we asked Uruguayan coach Martin Perciavalle to give his thoughts on what he saw at last weekend's historic event for Futsal in Northern Ireland.
On the 2nd and 3rd of June, England competed against Poland at St Georges Park in what could be described as England's biggest weekend in the sport's awareness development.
Northern Ireland launched their Women's national team last year and are already challenging themselves to take on their European neighbours as UEFA announce the entrants for the first edition of the UEFA Women's Futsal EUROs
The newly established Northern Ireland’s women’s futsal team played their first ever match on Sunday (15 April) with a development game against Banbridge Town.
The 2018 AFC Women's Futsal Championship, which will be the second edition of the international event, will take place between May 2 and 12, 2018 in Thailand.
Futsal at this early stage in the sport's development in the U.K is a huge opportunity for former professional football players to continue their career development.
England preparations for the UEFA Under-19 Futsal Championships began with a friendly against AFC Bournemouth before their first official preparation match against Holland.
SUDS (the Sports Union for people with Down syndrome) was formed in 2012 as an umbrella organization for all the existing International Down syndrome sports bodies.