Arana United Futsal Club
Junior Development Program
'A community futsal program for boys and girls aged 8yrs - 14yrs. Discover the fun of playing indoor 5-a-side futsal and learn while you play under the guidance of our friendly and experienced coaches. From beginners to more advanced players, futsal is the game for EVERYONE.'
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Club founder and head coach, Barry McErlean
MEET OUR COACHING TEAM
Arana Utd FC representative player (Youth Women). Girls coach.
Arana Utd FC representative player (Youth Men). Goal keeper coach.
Arana Utd FC representative player (Youth Men). Currently studying Bachelor of Sports Science.
Girls Program Co-ordinator. 2018 State Titles u13rs Girls Champions coach, 2018 SEQ Champions coach.
"But I've never played futsal before..."
That's ok ..... we cater for all experience and skill levels.
"What gear do I need?"
To reduce fees uniforms are not required, so just wear appropriate clothing, long socks, shin pads and futsal shoes
"What will the players learn?"
Phase 1: Technical skills (ball mastery)
Phase 2: Positions and Rotations
Phase 3: Free Game Play
Each session will incorporate aspects of all three phases:
*ball skills *tactical play *free play
"Does futsal provide a player pathway?"
Players can progress from local programs to selection into representative teams.
SEQ Futsal Premier League
Arana Utd FC is one of a number of Football Queensland futsal clubs licensed to compete in the SEQ Futsal Premier League held between October and December each year. This elite competition is professionally administered by Football Queensland. Games are played on Saturdays at centralised venues.
Age groups: 10yrs, 12yrs boys, 14yrs boys, 16yrs boys, Youth Men (U19yrs), Open Men, 13yrs girls, 15yrs girls, 17yrs girls, Open Women.
Teams attend weekly training under the guidance of experienced futsal coaches.
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Football Queensland State Futsal Titles
The Football Queensland State Futsal Titles are held at various venues across South-East Queensland. In 2021 they will be played, on the first weekend of July. Teams from Arana United FC (representing the North Brisbane Region) compete in these titles against other Regional teams from around Queensland. This is the pinnacle of the Queensland futsal calendar as this tournament is used to select players to represent the state in the FFA National Futsal Titles.
More info here.
FFA National Futsal Championships
The Football Federation Australia National Futsal Championships is the premier futsal event in Australia. The Nationals are held in Sydney and Canberra and selected players represent Queensland against other state teams from around Australia. This week long tournament is held in January each year.
More info here.