The Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tahiti and Fiji national men’s beach soccer teams gained the opportunity to learn from one of the world’s best coaches Angelo Schirinzi, who spent a week in each country holding week-long workshops. Schirinzi is the current head coach of the Switzerland national men’s beach soccer team …Read More »
AFC Beach Soccer Referees Course marks return ahead of 2023 AFC Beach Soccer Asian Cup!
The match officials for the 2023 AFC Beach Soccer Asian Cup – Thailand that kicks off tomorrow are ready to go after successfully completing the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Beach Soccer Referees Course on Wednesday. Held for the first time since 2019, the five-day course took place from March 11 …Read More »
Twenty teams to participate in maiden National Beach Soccer Championship!
After starting a revamped and rejuvenated format of the Santosh Trophy at the end of last year and the second edition of the Futsal Championship set to follow, the All India Football Federation continues to expand football’s frontiers. In the presence of Secretary General Dr Shaji Prabhakaran, the federation announced …Read More »
AIFF’s maiden Beach Soccer Committee meeting chaired by Jignesh Patil!
The first ever Beach Soccer Committee meeting of the All India Football Federation was chaired by Jignesh Patil over video conferencing on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. Present in the meeting along with the Chairperson were AIFF Secretary General Dr. Shaji Prabhakaran, Treasurer Kipa Ajay, Deputy Secretary General Sunando Dhar, Deputy …Read More »
Samoa host first-ever FIFA Beach Soccer coaching course!
Beach soccer has reached a new level of development in Samoa, as they hosted their first-ever FIFA Beach Soccer Coaching Course earlier this month. The five-day course saw 25 participants combine at the Federation Football Samoa (FFS) headquarters in Tauanaimato, Apia. It was facilitated by American-based FIFA instructor Ramon Raya, …Read More »
The eight teams qualified for the Beach Soccer AFCON 2022 revealed!
Morocco have become the latest country to secure their ticket to the finals of the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations, Mozambique 2022. The bronze medallists of the last edition in Senegal had to battle against Côte d’Ivoire to qualify 9-7 on aggregate (6-7 loss and 3-0 win). The Beach …Read More »
Fiji host FIFA’s Angelo Schirinzi for first-ever beach soccer course!
The development of beach soccer in Fiji took an important next step last month, with the association holding their first FIFA Beach Soccer Coaching Course in Vatuwaqa. The course was led by Angelo Schirinzi, a FIFA Instructor with a history of helping to grow the game in Tahiti and Solomon …Read More »
2021 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup – Russia technical analysis now available!
A 5-2 victory for RFU over Japan in the final was the culmination of a fantastic tournament which saw a number of records broken, providing FIFA’s Technical Study Group (TSG) with plenty to analyse. Led by FIFA Beach Soccer technical experts Claude Barrabe and Matteo Marrucci, along with FIFA goalkeeping …Read More »
Africa Beach Soccer Union unveils headquarters in Abuja!
The headquarters of the Africa Beach Soccer Union, ABSU has been officially commissioned in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja Nigeria. NFF President and member of the FIFA Council, Amaju Pinnick who was represented by the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi was impressed having donated the offices earlier in 2020, pledging …Read More »
Asia’s historic achievements lauded by the AFC Futsal & Beach Soccer Committee!
The AFC Futsal and Beach Soccer Committee praised the recent performances of Asia’s teams at its second meeting held online in a historic year that has witnessed the Continent’s futsal and beach soccer sides achieve unparalleled heights of success on the world’s biggest stages. In his opening address, Chairperson Mehdi …Read More »