Brazilian-Futsal-Club
Nascido para jogar futsal ~ Born to Play Futsal
Nascido para jogar futsal ~ Born to Play Futsal

What is FUTSAL?

Played by 12 million people and in over 100 countries around the world, futsal is the only type of indoor soccer sanctioned by FIFA. It is 5 v 5 players (including a goalie) and is played on a hard court surface (gym hardwood floor) with a smaller heavier ball.


Fall Academy Program

Come play futsal this Fall with BFC. Players will develop their futsal skills in three areas - footwork, tactics and how to play a proper game of futsal. Coached by Brazilian futsal Technical Directors with over 40 years of coaching experience. Experience futsal the way it's played around the world, including Brazil.

Nascido para jogar futsal ~ Born to Play Futsal
Nascido para jogar futsal ~ Born to Play Futsal


"Playing futsal makes me a better soccer player."~P

"Futsal is fun to play!"~E

Why play FUTSAL?

1. Improved footwork skills
2. Better decisions in one-on-one situations
3. Increased creativity on futsal/soccer ball
4. Faster response times to the futsal/soccer ball
5. Builds player confidence
6. For all abilities and all types of players

Nascido para jogar futsal ~ Born to Play Futsal
Nascido para jogar futsal ~ Born to Play Futsal

Play Futsal All The Time!

  • Coaches & Player Clinics
  • Club Clinics
  • High Performance futsal training
  • Futsal Tournaments
  • Travel Teams
  • Futsal Equipment

About the Brazilian Futsal Club

Andrea Benton

Business Development

With a background in communications & business for the last 15 years, Andrea is responsible for Business Development for the Brazilian Futsal Club. She's a business operations expert with a flair for marketing.


Email: andrea@brazilianfutsalclub.ca to find out how futsal has positively impacted her older son.

Marcelo Minhoca Züge

Technical Director and Competition Coordinator

With over 20+ years of futsal experience as a coach in both Canada and Brazil, Marcelo is the Brazilian Futsal Club's Technical Director and the Club's Tournament Coordinator. He's coached futsal at the highest levels in Brazil (Sao Caetano EC, Sao Paulo FC) and is a skilled competition tactician in futsal.

He is also an expert at coaching futsal players of all ages and skills levels in BC as a BC Soccer Futsal Tutor and at North Vancouver FC. Both he and Alvaro (see above) are well known and are respected members of BC's futsal community.

To learn more about Marcelo, please visit his Linkedin profile at
https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelo-z%C3%BCge-575b0617/.

You can also email him directly at
marcelo@brazilianfutsalclub.ca

Alvaro Almeida

Technical Director & Development Coordinator

Having over 20+ years of futsal experience in both Brazil and Canada, Alvaro is the Brazilian Futsal's Club Technical Director and the Club's Development Coordinator. His specialty is coaching youth futsal players of all ages and skill levels. In Brazil he worked at the Clubs of Esperia, Esporte Clube Osasco and Clube Pequeninos de Jockey and has a reputation for taking youth players to the next level in futsal.


During his time at the professional club of Grêmio Barueri Futebol, he was a U10 futsal coach, U12 fitness coach, assistant futsal coach and U15, U17, U20 soccer manager.

Currently, he is a BC Soccer Futsal Tutor where he expertly teaches futsal at all levels across the province. He is also a futsal coach at North Vancouver FC. Both he and Marcelo (see below) are regularly called upon to referee futsal games at all levels across the province.


To learn more about Alvaro, please visit his Linkedin profile at https://www.linkedin.com/in/alvaro-felipe-de-almeida-30412649/.


You can also email him directly at alvaro@brazilianfutsalclub.ca