PFL International Challenge Powered by USA Futsal Make Futsal History (VIA FUTSAL FOCUS)

The Professional Futsal League International Challenge Powered by USA Futsal made Futsal history this past weekend in Texas, USA. A crowd of 5,179 – the largest-ever crowd to watch futsal in the U.S. – filled the Dr. Pepper Arena.

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Meet The First American To Get A Pro Contract In Spain (Via Futsal Focus)

David Dodge recently became the first American to sign a professional futsal contract in Spain! The USA Futsal product is set to finish the 2014/2015 with Rivas 95 of the Spanish Segunda B Division. Rivas 95 currently sits in 1st place at the mid-year break and seeks to be promoted to the LNFS 2nd Division at the end of the year.

See more at www.futsalfocus.net/news


World Futsal Cup III

The World Futsal Cup takes place annually in Barcelona, Spain. Teams from over 10 countries and 3 continents have competed in the tournament during its 3 year history. The World Futsal Cup is known globally as the most prestigious youth showcase tournament, featuring clubs like FC Barcelona, Carlos Barbosa (Spain), Benfica (Portugal) as well as teams from the United States, England, Holland, Italy and more.

VIP guests have included:

Paco Sedano - GK for FC Barcelona

Igor - Ala for FC Barcelona

Raul Estévez - Player Agent for Ricardinho, Fernandão, Miguelín and more..

Antonio Dario - VP of the Italian Serie A

Tino Perez - former coach of Dinamo Moscow and Playas de Castellón

Carmine Tarantini - U-17 Head Coach of the Italian National Team

 

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NSCAA

USA Futsal was featured as guest lecturer at the 2014 NSCAA Convention held in Philadelphia. The lectures given included: Futsal 101, FC Barcelona methods and USA Futsal info. In 2015, USA Futsal shared a booth with the Professional Futsal League to announce the PFL International Challenge Powered by USA Futsal.


2014 World Futsal Championships

USA Futsal is pleased to announce the first ever World Futsal Championships will be held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports inside the historic Walt Disney World Resort.

From August 7-10th, 2014, 160 youth teams and 32 adult teams representing countries from Europe, Asia in addition to North, Central and South America will participate in 6 age groups in both male and female genders. The best teams in the world will compete in front of coaches, international scouts and famous players in what will become the biggest futsal event in the world annually.

In addition to the tournament, on August 5th and 6th, USA Futsal will facilitate a futsal referee certification, futsal coaching course and global development symposium led by referees, coaches and directors representing the top clubs, leagues and organizations from around the world.

Age groups this year will be calendar year, meaning players born in that year (Jan 1 - Dec 31) are considered born in that year. No exceptions can be made for the scouts and coaches in observance to have a clear picture of the competition.

ADULT: Players Born in 1996 and Older | 24 Men's Teams and 8 Women's Teams will makeup the field.

JUVENIL: Players Born in 1997 and 1998 | 16 Men's Teams and 16 Women's Teams will makeup the field.

CADETE: Players Born in 1999 and 2000 | 16 Men's Teams and 16 Women's Teams will makeup the field.

INFANTIL: Players Born in 2001 and 2002 | 16 Men's Teams and 16 Women's Teams will makeup the field.

ALEVIN: Players Born in 2003 and 2004 | 16 Men's Teams and 16 Women's Teams will makeup the field.

BENJAMIN: Players Born in 2005 and 2006 | 16 Men's Teams and 16 Women's Teams will makeup the field.


USA Futsal featured in NY Times

Soccer is no stranger on the fields of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, where mostly Spanish is spoken and women sell empanadas and cold drinks from baby strollers that double as rolling bodegas.

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USA Futsal on ABC11 News

USA Futsal on ABC11 News

Rob Andrews, President of USA Futsal featured on ABC 11 Eyewitness News after the World Cup discussing the potential of futsal as a solution for developing better American outdoor soccer players.

See the video here:  http://vimeo.com/user19727313/review/102341314/8a2ee5ebb9


USA Futsal featured on USA Today

World Futsal Championships at Walt Disney World were featured on USA Today's blog 'For the Win'Read more


USA World Futsal Championships set for August 2014 (via Futsal Planet)

USA World Futsal Championships set for August 2014

The inaugural USA World Futsal Championships will be held in Orlando, Florida this August. The aim is to create the premier youth and adult futsal tournament on the planet with 160 youth teams and 32 adult clubs set to participate. 

Read More: http://www.futsalplanet.com/news/news-01.asp?id=18632

 


World Futsal Cup Players Sit in on Inter MoviStar Practice

The players of several teams competing in the World Futsal Cup were lucky enough to be able to watch the legendary futsal team Inter MoviStar practice. The teams got to witness what it takes to be professional futsal player. The World Futsal Cup players were privy to unique training styles and drills and benefited greatly from the experience. The youth teams even got the chance to meet the players of Inter MoviStar including star player Ricardinho.