Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Futsal Made in Brazil by Coach Terence Academia Estilo Livre Futsas




In my recent visit to Brazil In my hometown Balneario Camboriu , I  visited my old friend Coach Terence Pereira of Academia Estilo Livre .

Coach Terence is one of the most knowledgeable  futsal coach  . He just won the provincial, Brazilian Nationals and the South American cup for under 11 years old with two 9 years old on the first line up .


For those looking for a professional coach  I recommend Terence for any professional futsal league  


 3 years old ball started wit the game ball now with the others on the daily practice .the Penalty name is fading but the ball is getting better said coach terence.
Penalty Futsal balls the most procured - durable , softness and approved by FIFA 


Thursday, July 16, 2015

Canadian Futsal History - by Carlos Mateus

To continue the Canadian Futsal History , in 2002  I went back to Brazil to research the game of Futsal ,  in 2003 Lucas Mateus was Born - at the age of 5 years old Lucas  started futsal grassroots  coached by Terence Pereira  - Ferretti Futsal Methodology as well as coached by  Antonio Carlos  Martim - Paulista - former futsal professional player with Gercam , Blumenau Futsal, Joinville Kona Futsal .... ....  https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10203162050912572&set=vb.1246495714&type=3&theater
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Coach Paulista - Antonio Carlos Martins former Gercan Futsal - with Lucas Mateus , going over futsal positioning tactics of the game . 

Canadian Futsal History
Women Futsal in  Canadian Futsal History

In Brazil researching the game of futsal  and Beach Soccer from grassroots to professional  level and enjoying retirement in 2013 
keeping in shape for the seniors games 


Futsal Canada History medal of participaction - 1984 from Futsal Brasil 


Futsal and Judo hardware -  some  more in the trunk 

Lucas Mateus getting a taste of Beach Soccer in Brazil .
Beach Soccer in my hometown Balneario Camboriu Brazil  - Provincial  Champions - 
with the Embraed Beach Soccer Team . 2011.
We beat the top seeded team in the final . Balneario Camboriu 6 Vs  4 Florianopolis Beach Soccer Selected .-  we were loosing in the second half  4 to 2 , but with some  strategy tactical movements- stay behind the ball line to still it   and giving the ball to the team  best dribbler  player  moving  to the attacking lane  , it worked  like a blitz  and we popped 4 goals under 5 minutes to the final whistle .
Janeilson  Pereira  - former futsal player from Parana, was named the game MVP  players and Tournament top scorer . 

Janeilson Pereira and Beach Soccer Coach Carlos Mateus champions at the first Beach Soccer Tournament in Santa Catarina,  organized by  Beach Soccer Catarinense Association 

Futsal Canada Jersey used in 1985

Futsal Canada  Jesrsey  by Umbro was one of the first one used by the Canadian  National Futsal Team representing Canada .
Compiled Picture from the Stardom of  Canadian Futsal History - that included international challenges ,  grassroots children program , women and mem futsal development in Canada.
FIFA Soccer History
First Futsal Canada World Cup Team 1985 Spain - Coached by the Brazilian Carlos Mateus ( back roll right) Charlie Cuzzetto Manager on the Left red jersey 
Canadian Futsal Team  in Spain II World Cup 1985 
Back roll , Kit manager Pasquale (Charlie) Cuzzetto, Ivan Belfiore, Don 
Joe Cuzzetto , Frank , Glen Johnson , Trainer   ,  Coach Carlos Mateus,
front row Andy Scott, JR, David McGill,  Gary Smith, Frank Lecce, Bob Clark and Frank Uele

In 1985, after five years developing futsal in Canada, primarily in Nanaimo and Vancouver Island, we received from Fifusa, an invitation to participate at the Second World Futsal Championships in Spain.We realize that, it was an opportunity to spread futsal in the mainland and across Canada.The Vancouver Italian Canadian Soccer team was in Nanaimo playing in the Pacific Coast Semi-Pro Soccer league. Watching the game, Leo Beier and I, spotted some gifted soccer players. Talking to the Vancouver Team Manager  Charlie Cuzzetto, we went over details about futsal in Canada, and from that we arranged a meeting with the Vancouver players.Charlie and tthe Vancouver players, never saw a futsal ball or new the rules of the game, I explained about futsal and the event in Spain.











Without government funding, we formed a team, Charlie Cuzzetto 
did the manager duties, fundraising, booking gym time for training, and travel arrangement.

Due to working commitment, Canadian Futsal Team Head Coach Ike Mackay did not go to Spain. Carlos Mateus shared his  coaching knowledge with the players, as well as  made many trips on the Vancouver Island Ferry Boat. We had to pay for the travel air tickets, to represent Canada in the Second World Futsal Cup in Spain. The Brazilian sporting manufacturer Penalty sponsored the uniforms, and the Spanish Futsal Association paid for meals, accommodations and local transportation.

In Spain the  five star hotel , on the waterfront of a naturalist beach in Mar de Las Cana, (boarding Portugal), in the city of Huelva, Serville, was bonus .training futsal on the white sand, surrounded by topless tourist gathering was not an easy task.

However; Canada drew Uruguay, Spain and Australia.
In the first game against Uruguay, the Canadian Players shown the world that they were there to compete and displayed a great performance, before the seventeen years old, Canadian goalkeeper Frank Lecce, allows the Uruguayans score three times, one of our best player Ivan Belfiore had sum burn, only played in the second half. 
In the second game against Spain, Canada scored an impressive goal; the ball went between the Spanish keeper legs, Joe Cuzzetto, the goal scorer until now talks about it.

The Spanish team was well prepared, during the qualifying round robin, defeated Australia , Canada and Uruguay.  Brazil beat Spain in the final game,  3 to 1 to  claim  the second world title.
Canada, Japan , Australia and Holland were newcomers as well.


Carlos Mateus In Brazil 1988 Conference to move futsal do FIFA 
Representing Canada as the Presidente of Futsal Canada.

Official from Fifusas Presidente Januario DÁllesio to Carlos Mateus to start futsal in Canada
Aboriginal Cup 1987 Committee 
Futsal Canada   Founder President Carlos Mateus creator of the Aboriginal Cup 
Canadian Futsal Aboriginal History


 Researching the game in Brazil 
Six years old playing futsal at it best for the age 
Futsal Canada in Brazil Grand Prix 2007 
How futsal start in Canada in the 80,s
 Futsal in Japan 

Unochapeco  World best Women  Futsal Team 
 Neymar is in the pic. 
Neymar with his futsal coach betinho - 
 meeting Jorginho and Cezar Prate -  Brazilian National soccer team player - 1984 USA World Cup 
Playing  on grass with the old timers  in Brazil 

 Interviewing Falcao 2005 
Radio Camboriu sports show behind the ball line  
 Playing  soccer with the good old boys in Brazil 
Top women futsal player 
 Brazilian Newspaper - representing Futsal Canada anual general meeting from Fifusa to FIFA 
 First Canadian futsal team 1984 - most of the player were on the team that won the north america cup beating USA Futsal 9 to 4 in the final Game ,  may 1984 in Nanaimo Canada 
 Fathers day challenge with son Lucas school where futsal was part of the schooling 
 Coaching futsal to youth player in Brazil 
 Terence coaching and I disturbing with a camera 
 bach roll first on the right - moved from futsal to play on grass - Juvenile - Figuerense Futebol clube of  Brazilian premier division - had my go at it !   
Neymar and friends at the Beach  
 Lucas Mateus first toy 
Beach Soccer for fun with son Lucas before winning the state cup . 




Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Futsal Ball FIFA's requirements Made in Brazil By Penalty - in Canada since 1980


Since futsal started to gain worldwide popularity I have noticed that everyone has a futsal ball for sale , coaches , managers , soccer association's director too many people trying to cash it in . But is in Brazil that I find the best futsal ball with the brand name Penalty . 
here we have a selection of  best futsal player goin at it . 
the picture says it at all " no more to say just go with Penalty when you are in futsal . 
Max 1000 is sold in USA for US$ 99.00 or Cdn 125.00 plus taxes . 
Well a good pair of Nike shoes goes for more than that .  But you can get Penalty shoes as well designed for futsal . 

 Brazilian National League  
 Falcao the world best futsal player 
 Penalty is part of the futsal History from Fifusa to Fifa
 Children sizes are available with resanoble price for clubs and associations 
 The world most procured futsal Bal made in Brazil for the pros 
 When we started futsal in Canada in 1980 we were sponsored by Penalty - that included futsal Ball , uniforms and other sports garments. lets  support  the one that was willing to sponsor the stardom of futsal in Canada . Go with Penalty . 
 Futsal Academy in Brazil uses penalty Futsal Ball 
There are hundreds different brand names of sports goods putting  their name on futsal balls made where futsal is unknown , well one can imitate it , but never  will do it with the same quality of workmanship with the quality required by the pros ,