Welcome to WaiBOP Futsal
Welcome to the home of futsal in Waikato and Bay of Plenty. Here you will find everything you need to know about futsal in our region.
Click on our Overview tab to find out the basics about futsal.
Use the Futsal Rules tab to brush up on your knowledge of the rules of futsal.
Browse through the Development tab to see how futsal can be utilised to develop your fooball skills.
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Five Facts About Futsal
1)Futsal is the only FIFA and NZ Football approved version of five-asidefootball.
2)Futsal is the world’s fastest growing indoorsport.
3)The name futsal is derived from the Portuguese words futebol (football) and sala (hall).
4) Futsal is a small-sided game played with a smaller (size 3 or low bounce ball, on a basketball sized court without rebound walls or nets.
5) Futsal has its own FIFA World Cup. The current Futsal World Champions are Brazil.