This is a two-part series featuring extracts from a research project by Doug Reed on developing futsal competitions that were carried out for his UEFA Masters.
AFC Futsal Elite Instructor, Shahab Sofelmanesh is an experienced professional Futsal coach from Iran and instructor. In 2016, he was the Technical Director at Futsal Club Toronto but now returns to Canada to provide his knowledge to aid Toronto United Futsal Club.
Young Braintree Futsal Club ace Marley Baker–Burton is set for the experience of a lifetime this week as he heads across the Atlantic to play for a Brazilian side at the World Futsal Championships.
On today’s podcast, the World of Futsal with Keith Tozer, he talks with Futsal Focus guest CEO of Pro Futsal El Abrahams discussing futsal in Australia as well as their participation in the upcoming PFL International Challenge Saturday, August 17 showcasing FC Barcelona U23 in Dallas, Texas!
The U.S. Soccer Foundation has approached St. Paul Parks and Recreation about the possibility of converting underused outdoor spaces in the city into mini-courts for futsal, which is a variety of soccer played on hard surfaces.
The Mi barrio suena project takes futsal as a means to contribute towards the education of young people and the development of communities that many people consider “slums”.
Oman’s first official national women’s team for futsal is to be set up by the end of this year, according to the governing body. The team, when it is formed, will represent the Sultanate at all major competitions, and will have its own dedicated coaching staff.
Vietnam has been drawn in a difficult group for the AFF Futsal Championship in Ho Chi Minh City on October 21-27. Following a draw in Malaysia, Vietnam are set to face Australia, Indonesia, and Malaysia in Group B.
On today’s podcast, the World of Futsal with Keith Tozer discusses futsal, AFC Futsal Coaching Course Program, methodology on interval training, nutrition and much more with Futsal Focus guest AFC Futsal Elite Instructor, Shahab Sofelmanesh.
Futsal Focus spoke with Jjunju Hamzah, Chairman of the Futsal Associaton Uganda about the goals of the association for Futsal development. Jjunju explained that the target for 2019 is to admit the Futsal Association Uganda as a full member of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations.