2013 Cairns International Club Futsal Challenge (QLD)


The Cairns International Club Futsal Challenge is to be officially launched on Thursday 5th of September at 3:30pm at Redlynch Central Sports Stadium.

The Challenge is the largest International Futsal Event held in Australia with an anticipated 320 competitors and over 3000 spectators and supporters.


Four International teams have already registered to compete, “CASEROS” from Argentina are back in Cairns and are looking to do better than 4th place where they finished in the 2011 event, Forca FC from Japan are also back for the 4th time and are also hoping to do better than 3rd in last year’s event, while new comers Shanghai Xufang FC from China and Taipei FC from Taiwan will be looking at taking home the prize money of $10,000.00 for the winners…

Also confirmed to compete this year is current Australian F League Champions and last year’s runners-up “VIC VIPERS FC”, from Melbourne, there are also a number of Interstate Futsal Clubs that are looking at competing this year and taking on local boys Cairns United FC.

The tournament will be held from 23rd to the 27th of October this year.

Nominations are Open for all Local and Interstate Futsal Teams to nominate and with $15,000.00 worth of prize money for the top 3 teams, places will be limited, so if any club team is interested in competing in this year’s tournament please contact Tony the event organizer for more information.

Tony Cifuentes, President of Cairns United Futsal Club and the event organizer is thrilled that the Challenge has such a large international presence this year.

“It is fantastic to have 4 international teams already booked and confirmed, this combined with our 5 or 6 teams from around Australia makes for a very competitive and exciting competition.”

We have had interest from others such as Russia, Canada, USA, India, Solomon Islands, and even Spain interested for next years event.

Local support for the event is also being sort as this event will bring a multitude of benefits to the local community, so if you or your business wishes to get involved in this fantastic sporting event please contact Tony for further information on 0439 780 277

When: Thursday 5th September, 2013
Place: Redlynch Central Sports Stadium
3 Chelsea Lane Redlynch
Time: 3:30pm

Photo opportunity: Coaches of the Cairns United Futsal Club, Enver Salita and Carlos Moore (player/assistant coach) will be on hand for Interviews and photo opportunity as well as Club President and tournament organizer, Tony Cifuentes

If you require further information please contact: Tony on: 0439 780 277 – or Email: tony@rcss.com.au


Comments 1

  1. 5 International Teams have now confirmed to take part in this years tournament, with an extra team from Japan just confirming, also looks like F League Champions “Vic Vipers” will be back this year..
    and Remember there is, $10k for the Winners, 3.5k for Runners up and 1.5k for 3rd place.
    All Australian Club Teams are welcome to participate in this tournament as it is open to all Teams!!

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