U.S. Soccer elects new President
February 10, 2018 – Berkeley, CA – United States Futsal is proud to announce that Carlos Cordeiro has been elected U.S. Soccer President at today’s Annual General Meeting. Mr Cordeiro has an extensive background that he brings to the position and is an consummate professional. His talents, dedication and passion for the game will enable him to lead U.S. Soccer into a bright future. Alexander Para, President and CEO of U.S. Futsal has stated that Mr. Cordeiro is an individual that is highly respected in the soccer and Futsal community and has the total support of U.S. Futsal
Mr. Cordeiro will address the many issues facing the growth of the game, among these players and referees and the upcoming bid for the FIFA World Cup. Mr. Georgio Zervos from U.S. Futsal that was also attending the AGM, said Mr. Cordeiro not only has invaluable experience but also the temperament and understanding to be a highly impactful and inspirational leader.
Mr. Cordeiro will take over an non-profi...
U.S. FUTSAL U14 BOYS NATIONAL SELECT TEAM WIN GOLD
After falling short 5-4 in their opening game in a 9 goal game thriller, The U.S. Futsal National Select 14 Boys team battled back to win their group and advance to the semi finals. They won their Semi Final game against Australia 3-1 and went on to play the final against host Spain, dominating them with a 9 -4 victory
Spain took an early lead in the first 34 seconds, but the U.S. Team fought back with four goals in eleven minutes through Ronaldo Michel Reyes and Devin Brown. Robert Michel got America’s fifth before Reyes completed his hat-trick before half time. Brown completed his own hat-trick just after half-time and added his fourth not long after. Carrasco completed his hat-trick with five minutes to go thanks to a penalty and got a fourth a few minutes later, sandwiching Kevin Estrada’s effort for the U.S as the United States...
U.S. FUTSAL LAUNCHES FUTSAL ODP PROGRAM
“We are delighted to announce the OFFICIAL U.S. FUTSAL ODP PROGRAM. This innovative project comes after years of building a quality futsal program in the United States via our state, regional, and national programs. We truly believe that the U.S. FUTSAL ODP will develop players to the highest standards and will make the UNITED STATES proud in the international arena”, stated Alex Para, U.S Futsal, President and CEO.
“It is certainly something to be proud of! As the leader in Futsal Development in the United States since 1981, I am honored to lead a group of fantastic futsal coaches with both international and years of experience in the game. This program will enable our players to progress through a modern development model which will certainly benefit not only the futsal community but also the soccer community as a whole”, summarized Bill Sampaio, U.S. FUTSAL ODP, National Technical Director.
Earn your Level 1 Futsal Diploma online
U.S. Futsal and United Soccer Coaches, partnered to create the first-ever Level 1 Futsal Diploma. The co-branded course is available online at http://UnitedSoccerCoaches.org/Futsal.
Futsal is the five-a-side version of soccer played on a basketball-size court and with a low-bounce ball. It is the official indoor soccer game of FIFA and is one of the most popular soccer variations in the world.
“We’re very pleased to be developing this valuable diploma course for soccer coaches,” said United Soccer Coaches CEO Lynn Berling- Manuel. “U.S. Futsal has been promot...
Concacaf Club Final with U.S. Futsal Utah Elite Futsal.
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Grupoline Futsal scored the last two goals to earn a 5-4 win over Utah Elite Futsal in the 2017 CONCACAF Futsal Club Championship final on Saturday night at the Universidad Pedagogica Nacional Francisco Morazan.
Both entered the decider with perfect 4-0-0 records, only for Grupoline’s Juan Cordero game-winning goal with 37 seconds left on the clock separating the sides. The 29-year-old attacker collected the ball at the halfway line, dribbled down the right and on his fourth touch snapped off a shot that beat goalkeeper Sanaldo Carvalho.
The goal capped off an enthralling evening of futsal that saw the Costa Rican champion stage a memorable comeback after falling behind 4-3 seven minutes into the second half.
Utah Elite took a 3-2 lead into halftime.
Thiago Mendes Goncalves gave the United States champion a 1-...