AUS: West Aussies hope local teams don’t fall to pressure

The host of the 2016 Series Futsal Australia hopes that the local West Australian teams will not bulk under the pressure of playing on home turf in the much-anticipated national tournament this October.

At least three West Australian futsal clubs will compete for the prestigious Series Futsal Cup – including two-time champions Claremont Cambio Cumbre – to be played at the WA State Futsal Centre in Perth on October 7-9.

The 2016 tournament (formerly known as FAFL) will be the first time that it has been played outside of Melbourne.

Eldon Abrahams, the founder of the WA State Futsal League, is looking forward to hosting Series Futsal Australia and is hoping that the West Australian teams will be competitive.

“We’re rapt to host the first Series Futsal Australia. We’ve been waiting a long time to have an opportunity like this,” Abrahams told

“Cambio Cumbre is the back-to-back champions, so it is nice for them to defend the title on their home soil.

“I hope they don’t fall to the pressure. I’m quite confident that any of the WA teams can win it, but I know the teams from the east are going to be pushing hard to get the title back. It won’t be easy, but they are all working hard and they all want it, so there’s n o reason.

Abrahams says that players and fans can expect a massive

“We are thankful to everyone from Futsal Oz and Series Futsal for allowing us to host this big event,” said Abrahams.

“I think everyone will be pleasantly surprised with what we have in store. It will be great for the players and the spectators.”

The 2016 Series Futsal Australia Cup will be played over three days at the WA State Futsal Centre, in Bibra Lake, south of Fremantle, on October 7-9.

For more information, contact Futsal Oz HERE.