New Rochelle, NY - The Westchester Youth Soccer League (WYSL) is proud to announce an alliance with Futsal Westchester to launch the WYSL / Futsal Westchester League.
The decision to launch a Futsal league in Westchester was driven by the desire to embrace a new, fast growing, world-wide, street based culture of playing the world's game, proven to improve control, speed and skills in fun small sided game format.
Julian DiDonato, President of the Westchester Youth Soccer League is excited to provide WYSL teams a new rout to help foster the development of players during the winter months. "We are very pleased to offer our players a chance to experience
Futsal here in Westchester", stated Julian DiDonato, "The fast paced team and individual skill building Futsal game is a fun way to advance soccer skills during the off season. We are confident that Futsal Westchester league will be a well-run program right here in our own backyard."
Futsal Westchester was sanctioned by U.S. Youth Futsal (USYF), an affiliate of US Soccer, in April 2015. Malcolm Brown, League Director of Futsal Westchester has a lot of passion about Futsal knowing the benefits it has generated in youth players around the world. "The Futsal game has been credited by many of the world's best soccer players to have been instrumental in developing their superior skills during their youth, and refined their technical ability and touch on the ball as they moved into their professional careers", stated Malcolm Brown.
The league is to run from December 5 through to February 28, with teams guaranteed 10 games. Game day will be Saturday and Sunday at an indoor gym facilitates conveniently located within the county.
Futsal is FIFA's official (endorsed) form of indoor soccer. It is small sided (5 versus 5), played on a smaller pitch (roughly basketball court sized) with a smaller ball and heavier low bounce ball. It earned the status in the 1980s as it was recognized as a scaled down version of outdoor soccer, played indoors. with touchline boundaries and without walls.
You can read more about futsal and Futsal Westchester: www.usyouthfutsal.com/futsalwestchester/
If you have any questions about Futsal Westchester please feel free to contact
Malcolm Brown at Malcolm@futsalwestchester.com
WYSL Marketing Director