Defending champions the Solomon Islands and New Zealand met today in a blockbuster final at the OFC Futsal Nations Cup 2019 tournament to decide which nation will represent Oceania at next year’s FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania.
A new $20 million indoor netball and futsal centre in Christchurch means parents will no longer have to stand in the cold to support their children, the boss of Christchurch netball says.
Excitement is peaking ahead of a ground-breaking edition of the country’s leading male futsal competition with the draw for the Men’s Futsal SuperLeague being released.
New Zealand futsal community raises over $140,000 for Kiwi player Atta Elayyan, one of the 50 victims killed in last Friday's Christchurch terror attacks.
New Zealand National Futsal Goalkeeper Atta Elayyan, a victim of the shooting, has passed away. Fifty people were killed and 50 injured in the shootings.
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.
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.