Girls World Futsal Championship Opening Day

2016 Girls World Futsal Championship Opening Day

The 2016 World Futsal Championships kicks off today! It will be the girls that are in action first with their Opening Ceremony taking place at 5pm followed by an exhibition match featuring Spanish women champions Atletico Madrid. We will have over 200 games played by nearly 100 teams over a week of competition. We are futsal!

5pm Girls Opening Ceremony
5.30pm Exhibition Match Featuring Atletico Madrid Women's Team


USA Futsal & FutsalStat Agree Partnership for World Futsal Championship

We are delighted to announce an agreement for The World Futsal Championships has been finalized with FutsalStat (FutsalStat.com), a company that produces match analysis software for futsal clubs. Their products are used by the world's most successful clubs such as Movistar Inter (Spanish Champions), Yugra (European Champions) and Asti (Italian Champions).

The agreement will provide all teams in the Open Age category, both male and female, with a free trial of their statistical analysis software to use for an extended period including the championships. This will allow coaches to be informed in real-time during the game of individual and team performance and provide alerts.

Rob Andrews, President of USA Futsal, commented “The World Futsal Championships is a high level competition and we wanted to help the participating teams maximise their performance. We are very happy to add this benefit to the overall package we offer. It is a professional product used by the strongest futsal clubs in the world and it is great our participants will be joining this elite group.”

Fabrice Gacougnolle (Contact@FutsalStat.com) of FutsalStat was equally pleased to be working together. “We know USA Futsal organise premier futsal events and FutsalStat is a tool used by the premier futsal clubs in the world so it is a natural partnership. We look forward to a successful collaboration.”

The World Futsal Championships take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando between 1-7 August. There are still limited spaces available and applications can be made in the tournament section of the website.


Boys World Futsal Championships - Day 2

Day 2 is now over, another incredible set of games have gone by. We are happy to be arriving to the best moment there is: The Finals! We start bright and early at ESPN Wide World of Sports at 9 am and finish around 2:30 pm. As an organization, we have been overwhelmed by the positive response from most teams. For us, this tournament is more than just trophies and medals. To create a platform where teams from all over the world can unite- in competition,in showmanship, and in friendship. We encourage all teams to see this bigger picture: Tomorrow is more than just a cup.

Check today results and tomorrow schedules at http://usafutsal.com/boys-world-futsal-championships-schedules-results/

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Boys World Futsal Championships - Day 1

Here we are finally! Boys World Futsal Championships 2015! We had an incredible super copa and an electric opening ceremony last night, ending with Falcao signing autographs and taking as many photos as possible! Day 1 of competition began today and the stands were packed with boisterous supporters! We want to welcome all the teams from 4 continents, 22 international teams, and 17 states represented!

From 9 to 9, we had 69 matches and below are the results!

Thank you for your support, we expect you all again tomorrow at ESPN Wide World of Sports!

Also get all the results and schedules at http://usafutsal.com/boys-world-futsal-championships-schedules-results/

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Girls World Futsal Championships - Final Day

Another wonderful day at the ESPN Wide World of Sports, where we had lots of excitement, goals and a great feeling of camaraderie.

Our youngest World Champions, in Pre-Benjamin, were Borussia from Texas who bested Bahia from Maryland 4-1 in the finals. Bahia´s Benjamin team though, beat Tampa Bay United from Florida 5-3 in the finals to become World Champions. Tampa Bay United also had an Alevin team make it to the finals where they fell to Alevin World Champions, CCF Chaos from Maryland. In Infantil ABK Futsal Academy from Michigan beat AFF East City Eastern Belles from New Zealand 8-3 to become World Champions.

And finally the day ended with the Cadete finals between City Futsal from Texas and ABK Futsal Academy from Michigan. The match finished in spectacular style as ABK scored the winning goal in the last 18 seconds of overtime to win 5-4 and become Cadete World Champions. To top it all off, Brazilian legend Falcão joined us for the Award Ceremonies to congratulate the teams and hand out their awards.

It was an amazing experience that we hope that you have enjoy as much as we did.

We hope to see you tomorrow again at the HP Field House for the PFL Supercopa!

You can check all the final result's at http://usafutsal.com/girls-world-futsal-champions-results/


GIRLS WORLD FUTSAL CHAMPIONSHIP – DAY #2

We had a beautiful day at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex! All the teams showed up strong and brought their best game to qualify for the finals.

Alevin's and Infantil's did a great job and completed their groups in the morning, and then played the semi-finals in the afternoon. We will host their final games tomorrow!

At Pre Benjamin's and Benjamin's, girls played the first of two matches to win the Championship Series! Cadete's finished the group matches. We are excited for their final matches tomorrow.

We will have a truly wonderful day tomorrow, join us for the final games and the Award's Ceremony at Jostens Center following each Championship Match!

You can follow the link to view the Championship itinerary, results and standings.

GO TO ITINERARY AND RESULTS

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Girls World Futsal Championship - Day #1

The day has finally arrived! ESPN Wide World of Sports received hundreds of players and families to compete on the first day of the Girls World Futsal Championships.

ABK Futsal Academy, AFF East City Eastern Belles, Bahia, Barrie Futsal Club, Borussia, BraSA, Brookline Blazers, CCF Chaos, CCF Inferno, City Futsal, FC Lions, GFS 99G, Inter Stars, TBU from USA, Canada, and New Zealand played their games at the HP Field House and the Jostens Center.

We are ecstatic to see everyone tomorrow for Day 2 for more fun, excitement and especially, more goals!

Here are today's results. You can follow the link to view the Championship itinerary, results and standings

GO TO ITINERARY AND RESULTS

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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.


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