New Zealand Football’s national futsal competitions will have a fresh look when the action starts up again 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…
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.
A new Futsal Development Manager will continue to lead the domestic delivery of Futsal in New Zealand, via the 7 regional Federation Futsal Departments, and will be supported by a new Futsal Competitions Manager and Futsal Marketing and Media Officer(PT)
Futsal is one of the fastest growing sports in New Zealand. BRENDON EGAN charts the game's rise and why it's catching on.