Former Solomon Islands Head Coach Juliano Antonio Schmeling discusses the futsal industry, player development, Brazil, the Oceania region and more!
As part of the strategic development plan for futsal in the Pacific, Oceania Football Confederation hosted a coaching education course in Auckland.
There were goals galore on the opening day of the Oceania Futsal Nations Cup in New Caledonia yesterday with the scorelines hitting double figures in three of the four matches played.
The Solomon Islands National Futsal team (Kurukuru) are in Brisbane, Australia for a camp to prepare for the 2019 OFC Futsal Nations Cup which is also a qualification tournament for the 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup.
Oceanian aspirants now know their path towards the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2020 following the draw conducted by the Oceania Football Confederation.
The audio recording in this post is a radio interview discussing the impact that Futsal had on the Solomon Islands during a difficult period of their history and after.
Today, the Solomon Islands announced more great news for the sports development. Construction will begin next month on a long-awaited futsal complex in Solomon Islands.
Women’s futsal has been in the spotlight over recent weeks with sides representing New Zealand taking part in a pair of international tournaments for the first time and such milestones are likely to keep coming with further opportunities in the pipeline.
The seventh edition of the NZF National Youth Futsal Championships took place over the weekend with 60 teams from each of the country’s seven federations battling it out over six competitions at the Central Energy Trust Arena in Palmerston North.