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Are You Ready For Some Futsal?


By Randy Vogt, Director of Public Relations, Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association

May 9, 2017-New York Futsal, a proud member of the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA), is pleased to offer scrimmages this spring to high school-aged teams wanting to brush up on their ball control and learn how to play futsal.

The friendlies will be played on Saturday afternoons from 12:30 to 6:00 pm at Beacon High School, 520 West 44th Street in Manhattan and convenient from many New York subway lines as well as Penn Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal. The fee is $100 per team per game.

Futsal is a 5-a-side game (one of whom is the goalkeeper), played on a hard surface with a low bounce ball ideal to making quick decisions, short passes and running off the ball. Substitutions are on the fly as in hockey, two 20-minutes halves. There is minimum physical contact with no charging. 

“Futsal is not a physical but a technical game giving the kids the time and space that they need to develop skills,” commented New York Futsal Director Jaime Arias.

To register your team and for more information, please contact him at 

With over 100,000 youth soccer players––both boys and girls––and more than 25,000 volunteers, the non-profit Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) stretches from Montauk Point, Long Island to the Canadian border. Members are affiliated with 11 leagues throughout the association, which covers the entire state of New York east of Route 81. ENYYSA exists to promote and enhance the game of soccer for children and teenagers between the ages of 5 and 19 years old, and to encourage the healthy development of youth players, coaches, referees and administrators. All levels of soccer are offered––from intramural, travel team and premier players as well as Children With Special Needs. No child who wants to play soccer is turned away. ENYYSA is a proud member of the United States Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer Association. For more information, please log on to, which receives nearly 300,000 hits annually from the growing soccer community.