New dawn for Kuwait National Women’s Futsal League
Kuwait City: The Kuwait Football Association (KFA) Women’s Committee created history when the Kuwait National Women’s Futsal League final between Kuwait Sports Club and Al Arabi Sports Club was broadcast live on national television for the first-time ever in February.
Futsal match officials strengthen fitness and knowledge ahead of busy 2020
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) reinforced its commitment to raise the standards of futsal match officials in Asia after successfully conducting the Futsal Referees Seminar and Futsal Referee Instructors Seminar.
The participants benefitted from the seminars in preparation for the upcoming season where a strong line-up of AFC futsal competitions are scheduled, including the AFC Futsal Championship Turkmenistan 2020 from February 26 to March 8.
AFC concludes first-ever Futsal & Beach Soccer Assessment visit to Oman
Muscat: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) conducted its first-ever Futsal and Beach Soccer Assessment visit to Oman, a country which could potentially host future competitions in West Asia.
The AFC delegation team were welcomed by the Oman Football Association (OFA) President HE Shaikh Salem Said Salem Al Wahaibi, who said that the sport has continuously improved in recent years: “Under the supervision of the AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, football, beach soccer and futsal have developed rapidly in Asia.
“Futsal and beach soccer have become a popular sport in the world, and we request the AFC to assist us in developing the sport in Oman.”
He added that the OFA is looking at ways to organise domestic futsal and beach soccer tournaments and leagues with the cooperation of the OFA and AFC.
Turkmenistan hosts Goalkeeper Coaching Course Level 1
Ashgabat: The importance of goalkeeping was highlighted in the AFC Goalkeeper Coaching Course Level 1 which successfully concluded at the Football Federation of Turkmenistan (FFT) Hall on Monday.
Berdimyrat Nurmyradov, the Technical Director of FFT, highlighted the importance of the course as Turkmenistan prepares to host the AFC Futsal Championship 2020 for the first time from February 26 to March 8.
AFC Futsal Directors' Workshop 2019 concludes in Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur: The Continent’s Futsal Directors were presented with the AFC’s latest development updates during the AFC Futsal Director’s Workshop 2019 that concluded in the Malaysian capital on Thursday.
With the 16th edition of the AFC Futsal Championship set to be staged in Turkmenistan next February, the workshop provided updates for the benefit of the Directors and their respective Member Associations.
Tehran: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) began its Futsal Club Development Workshop with the Football Federation of Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) on Monday to further develop the sport in the country.
The five-day workshop's focus is on the introduction of the Futsal Club Licensing System for The Iranian Futsal Super League as well as club administration, marketing media, security.
AFC to support FA of Malaysia’s futsal development efforts
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Federation (AFC) delegation began its four-day assessment visit to the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) on Tuesday to further develop futsal in the country.
“We should give our full support and effort towards this assessment visit. I also believe there’s plenty of room for improvement in the development of futsal in Malaysia," said FAM General Secretary Stuart Michael Ramalingam.
AFC Futsal and Beach Soccer Senior Development Officer Jacob Joseph Biggs emphasised the importance of futsal as the foundation of football and thanked FAM for its cooperation.
"The AFC feels strongly that Malaysia has excellent potential to succeed in the ASEAN region and I would like to thank FAM for their full cooperation and hospitality,” said Biggs.