Month: September 2012

Futsal Malta Association Futsal season kicks off in style

The Futsal season kicked off on the 6th September, with FMA Super Cup, which was played in front of a sizeable crowd at the newly decorated Corradino Pavilion, between Champions and Knock Out holders Balzan FC and league runner’s up, Lija Athletics FC.  Balzan FC opened the new season, now under Futsal Malta Association management, with yet another honour – the first ever Super Cup to be held in Futsal.  In what proved to be an entertaining match, Balzan came from behind to change a two goal deficit mid way through the first half to a 5-4 score in their advantage.

Presentations were held immediately after the game to match officials, runner’s up and winners by FMA President Mr. Donald Spiteri.  “We are please to note that all futsal enthusiasts are welcoming our efforts in promoting and raising the game’s profile”, Mr. Spiteri told the press immediately after the game.  The FMA president went on thank his colleagues at FMA and MFA President and CEO for their support.

FMA hosted a reception Immediately after the game, sponsored by the Hibernians Sports Association.

The Futsal season proceeds with Knock Out preliminary round on the 7th September, between Zejtun Corinthians FC and Vittoriosa Stars FC.

MFA Seminar For All Futsal Coaches

FIFA Instructor, Mr. Perry Gautier,will be holding a session with Coaches on Friday, 21st September at 09.00 hours at Corradino Pavilion.

The session will be focused on Amendments of the Laws of the Game, and Mr. Gautier will answer to questions eventually raised by coaches.

For further information please contact Mr. Gjergji Bitri (Futsal Expert & Beach Soccer Coordinator – Referees’ Committee) on T (00356) 2338 6000 ~ 2122 0589 | M (00356) 9980 6803| E

Bjorn Vassallo – FMA Deputy Secretary

We would like to welcome on board Mr Bjorn Vassallo (ex futsal national and Paola Downtown goal keeper, kindly note that there is no connection with MFA CEO Mr Bjorn Vassallo) who has been appointed as FMA deputy secretary.

Bjorn brings in a vast experience as a futsal player and will be definitely be an important asset for the further development of the futsal game. On behalf of all the FMA officers I would like to thank Bjorn for accepting to be part of this team.