Fr. Hilary Tagliaferro the president and the founder of the Youth Football Association expressed his support to the Futsal Malta Association. Back in the 1960`s he was one of the first persons who started the five a side football at Tarxien Oratory. Having had this experience, he started to include small sided games during the training sessions. Fr. Hilary now believes that Futsal may fulfill an important and beneficial role towards the football game in many aspects. He urges the local authorities to provide the best possible help and to assure the growth of futsal continues to improve in the near future.