UPDATED Local Girls’ Soccer Team Sponsors Futsal Camp for Girls 8-11


What do soccer stars Marta, Messi, Kaka, Ronaldo, and Ronaldinho have in common besides having one name?  They all grew up playing FUTSAL!  What is futsal? Futsal is a fast-paced, five-a-side soccer game played in a space and surface similar to a basketball court. The game develops foot skills and speed of play (and is a fun alternative to outdoor soccer in the middle of winter!)  Campers wear court shoes and play with a smaller ball with less bounce which creates emphasis on technique, ball control and passing.

A local girls soccer team is putting together a futsal camp for girls aged 8-11 to be held on December 27-29 at the Eastside Basketball Club in Redmond.  Coach Andy Schmetzer and his Crossfire Premier GU16 ECNL (Elite Clubs National League) team are excited to offer a three-day FUTSOL CAMP FOR GIRLS aged 8-11 on December 27, 28 and 29th. The curriculum has been developed by Andy who played on the US National Futsol Team and represented the US in the FIFA World Futsal Championships. The first two days will consist of instruction and skill training while the third day will be dedicated to a "World Cup" tournament.

Location: Eastside Basketball Club 17455 NE 67th Ct., Redmond Date and Time: December 27-29th, 9-12 AM  (8-9 years of age 9:00-10:30 am; 10-11 years of age 10:30-12:00 noon) Cost: $75 Coaches: Andy Schmetzer, Pat Williams, and Crossfire GU 94 ECNL Players Further Information: futsalcamp@siembragroup.com Questions regarding camp: Andy Schmetzer (425) 306-8088    Cajh Hafferty (425) 652-0820 Questions regarding registration: Jonathon Fischer (206) 713-2251     Patrik Edenholm (425) 269-286 All the funds raised from this camp with go to support the Crossfire GU16 ECNL team in its travel to national tournaments.

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