FOZ: 41 are travelling

A record number of teams will compete in the 2018 Junior Futsal Oz Club Nationals at the Brunswick and Thomastown Futsal Oz Stadiums this coming January.

A total of 82 teams have secured their entries across the six age groups – Under 8s, 10s, 12s, 14s, 16s and 21s.

The most populated age groups are the Under 10s and 12s with a staggering 40 teams entering the National Club based championship.

The country’s best Futsal Clubs will travel to Melbourne and test themselves against some of the best junior talent in the land.

Of the 82 strong Futsal Club teams, 41 are travelling from interstate making this the most diverse and competitive Junior Futsal Oz Nationals to date.

“What a great way to build your Futsal Club, most of the junior players will be accompanied and coached by their senior club players who wear their club colours and club logo week in and week out. This time they get the chance to showcase their talent in front of a genuine futsal national platform”

said Peter Parthimos

“The clubs are the future and without doubt the juniors coming along with their clubs will grow to be major components in their club’s success, it’s amazing to see this unfold right before our eyes”

Parthimos went on to say

“Futsal in Australia is growing at a rapid pace and the talent coming up can feel this. Our job is to be able to provide a professional platform that can not only cater for the quality but to allow them to excel”

and added

“We are extremely excited to welcome you all. We know how hard you work and we completely understand the amount of pressure involved in organising the day to day goings on in a club. We want to make it super special for you and your little superstars. Safe travels and now we can not wait to see you all in January. Merry Christmas and a awesome New Year.”

A complete list of groups and fixtures will be published this week before the new year is over.

The 2018 Junior Futsal Oz Nationals will be held at Brunswick (Under 8s and 10s) and Thomastown (Under 12s, 14s, 16s and 21s) between January 5-9.

See below for a list of confirmed teams for each age group. Stay tuned for the complete and final fixture for the tournament.

Club teams by Age Groups
Under 8’s – 12 teams
Under 10’s – 24 teams
Under 12’s – 16 teams
Under 14’s – 8 teams
Under 16’s – 12 teams
Under 21’s – 10 teams

Club teams By State (out of Melbourne)

QLD – 11 teams
SA – 10 teams
NSW – 8 teams
Vic Country – 6 teams
WA – 3 teams
TAS – 2 teams
ACT – 1 teams

A glimpse of the 2017 Futsal Clubs Nationals – what a great experience.