Some of you have been asking us when is the player registration deadline. Kindly find extract from the FMA Rules Governing Futsal Competitions (available online http://www.fma.com.mt/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/FMA-Rules-Governing-Futsal-Competitions-May-2012-approved-by-council.pdf)
9. GENERAL PROVISIONS
(i) Players taking part in Futsal Competitions organized by the Association shall only be eligible to participate in FMA Competitions upon obtaining their 16 th birthday.
(ii) (a) All players taking part in Futsal Competitions organized by the Association may have an amateur or a professional status subject to the applicable conditions mentioned hereunder.
(b) All players taking part in Futsal Competitions organized by the Association must be male and registered with the Malta Football Association (Form E) and with a FMA Member Club through a FMA Registration (FMA Players Registration Form R) in accordance with these rules and/or in accordance with the other Rules, Regulations and Bye‐Laws of the Association.
(c) All players may only be allowed to register with one FMA Member Club during the same season.
(iii) (a) The registration of players, with FMA, shall only be valid for one (1) season, including the season during which it is made, except for players registered at the beginning of the season who are taking part in UEFA Futsal Competition, which may be released upon exiting the competition. Such releases will have to take place up to 72 hours after competition exit and a list of the released players is to be sent to the General Secretary. No releases will be permitted after the 72 hours have elapsed.
(b) Registrations may be submitted on weekdays during normal working hours at the MFA Headquarters, until the 28 th February of that particular season.
(c) FMA Member Clubs will be allowed to register a maximum of 35 players in any one season.