FFA Futsal National Championships – Opening Ceremony

Capital Football Media Release

The Opening Ceremony of the 32nd FFA Futsal National Championships will take place on Monday 10th January at the AIS Arena, Canberra, commencing at 3pm.

A march through of all competing participants will be the highlight of the ceremony which will also feature a welcome from Mr. Andrew Barr, MLA, Minister for Sport and Education, the singing of the Australian National Anthem ‘Advance Australia Fair’, and a reading of the Player’s Oath before Mr. Matthew Bulkeley, Head of Game Development at the FFA officially opens the tournament.

The first match is scheduled to kick off at 15:50 and will feature defending champions NSW Lightning and hosts ACT Cobras. Six further matches, three each in both the Open Age Men’s and Women’s competitions will follow to kick-start five days of fats and frenetic Futsal action.

Media interested in attending the event should contact Capital Football Media & PR Manager Russ Gibbs on the contact below to register their interest.


Monday 10th January 2011


Pool A: ACT Cobras v NSW Lightning (15:50)
Pool A: Northern NSW v Southern NSW (16:40)
Pool B: ACT Colts v NSW Thunder (20:00)
Pool B: Victoria v South Australia (20:50)


Queensland v ACT Cobras (17:30)
NSW Lightning v Western NSW (18:20)
Victoria v Southern NSW (19:10)

FFA Futsal Nationals Opening Ceremony (PDF)

32nd FFA Futsal Nationals Championship Fact Sheet (PDF)

Russ Gibbs
Media & PR Officer
Capital Football

[Email] media@capitalfootball.com.au
[Phone] 02 6175 7111
[Mobile] 0408 690 245
[Fax] 02 6260 4999

[Website] www.capitalfootball.com.au

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