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Wed, 25th Jul 18

The IFA announce partnership with ABC Nelas of Portugal

The International Futsal Academy are delighted to announce a formal partnership with the Portuguese futsal club ABC Nelas. ABC Nelas are known for their work in developing their academy players, from as young as 6 years old, to go on to become hugely successful players. Their most successful alumni to date is André Coelho, who… View Article
Fri, 16th Feb 18

Easter Camp for potential student-players

Are you interested in futsal, one of the world’s fastest growing sports, and would like to be in a performance programme alongside your studies? Would you like to be part of the Loughborough Sports experience – the educational choice for athletes from all over the world? At the International Futsal Academy (IFA) we offer our… View Article
Why is Education so important?
Tue, 19th Sep 17

Payney, Myles and Sam Fan Club

When Head Coach Joao Almeida agreed to deliver a futsal specific goalkeeping session for our visiting Chinese students, we didn’t imagine our goalkeepers would end up with a fan club
Fri, 18th Aug 17

Loughborough Futsal Club gains new identity

Marking the 10th Anniversary of the introduction of futsal in Loughborough, the teams playing under Loughborough Futsal Club, in the FA National Futsal Leagues, will share a new and exciting identity. The new branding includes a new badge and new kit colours, both inspired in Loughborough traditions but intently looking to the future. Loughborough Futsal… View Article
Sat, 5th Aug 17

Juanan signs for Inter Movistar

Juanan Garcia, IFA head coach and manager of Loughborough’s Super League team in the 2016/17 season, has signed for futsal giants Inter Movistar of Madrid, to lead their U19s side in the Division the Honor Juvenil, a team that will aspire to be Spanish youth futsal national champions. After a successful season, that saw Loughborough… View Article
Mon, 24th Jul 17

João Almeida, new IFA Head Coach

Portuguese coach João Almeida will be the new IFA Head Coach and Loughborough Futsal’s FA Futsal Super League Manager. João’s latest job saw him leading Bahrain’s National Team, an adventure he attempted after becoming Portuguese U19s champion and coaching Associação Académica de Coimbra in the Portuguese top division. We talked with him gather his thoughts about the… View Article
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Tue, 13th Jun 17

How the youngest team in the National Leagues qualified to the FA Futsal Cup Finals

Loughborough Academy, the team that serves as competition programme for International Futsal Academy players, are making history after becoming the first ever Development squad to reach the FA Futsal Cup finals.  And they did it in style, after beating one of the powerhouses in the FA Futsal Super League, Genesis Futsal Club. If you haven’t watched the game… View Article
Wed, 24th May 17

Loughborough Students miss on a second consecutive BUCS gold

Loughborough Students Futsal Club BUCS 1s, including many IFA players and coaches, travelled down to the Copper Box Arena in the London 2012 Olympic Park on the 10th May to play Cardiff University in the BUCS Final, with hopes of making history in a fantastic sporting arena which hosted events such as Handball in the Olympics… View Article