Futsal is a sport practiced in all parts of the world, even in the most restricted places, futsal crosses borders, and even bars. Futsal Focus spoke with Blanche Aliño, Community Relations Service Officer and Spokesperson of the Cebu City Jail - Male Dormitory in the Philippines.
Last year, the Philippine Football Federation piloted a U23 Women's Futsal League and hosted their first-ever women's international futsal match against Guam. These developments were so successful that they are now launching the HIGH 5 Women’s Futsal League.
Kevin Goco, the head of the Futsal Department at the Philippine Football Federation gives readers an insight into the challenges he faced organizing a recent international futsal tournament for the women's national futsal team against Guam!
The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) will be hosting the first-ever international futsal friendlies between the Philippine Women's National Futsal Team (or the PINAY5) and the Guam Women’s National Team.
Exclusive to Futsal Focus: Kevin Goco the head of the futsal department at the Philippine Football Federation discusses in detail futsal development in the Philippines.
Philippines: As of 2020, over 500 public schools (298 in Metro Manila) spread across seven regions in the Philippines were playing futsal largely through the efforts of Danny Moran and the Henry V. Moran Foundation’s (Moran Foundation) “Liga Eskwela Futsal” program.
Allianz PNB Life was awarded a Silver Award in the "Best Youth Sports Development Program" category for its futsal program at the Sports Industry Awards (SPIA)