Futsal, an exciting indoor 5v5 variation of Football, comes to MK on Sun 17/11, as MK Mavericks Futsal Club host Round 4 of the FA National Futsal Series (NFS) at Stantonbury International School Sports Campus (MK14 6BN). The event will include 4 fixtures played at the venue throughout the course of the day. The Senior MK Mavericks squad features young local talent, including representation from MK College. There is sure to be a full day’s entertainment on the court, with MK Mavericks featuring in the main event (Game 3) against neighbours Bedford Futsal Club, KO 14.50.
The venue opens at 09.30, entry on the door adult £5 and U16 FREE, the Club are running a ‘Celebrate the Mavericks sash’ day and any spectator arriving in a white sports shirt with red sash gains FREE entry! Chelsea kick off proceedings v Baku at 10.30, with further games at 12.40, 14.50 and 17.00.
Steve Punshon, MK Mavericks Head Coach, says: "It’s a special occasion for a young Club to bring the FA NFS to MK. We have achieved an enormous amount in a short time, and it continues to highlight the ambition and commitment of the Club to grow the game across our region. It’s great to see local players given the opportunity to compete at the top level, enjoy every minute!”
Flavio Damasio, MK Mavericks Club Captain, adds: "We are learning and improving with every game, it’s a proud day to be hosting a great event and have so much emerging Futsal talent involved. It’s amazing to believe our Club and region are a part of it!”
MK Mavericks compete in FA National Futsal Series, Tier Two South, the only official Series format endorsed by the FA. The Club is affiliated to Berks & Bucks County FA (BBFA) and work alongside MK College to deliver the Futsal programme (supporting the successful Football Academy), as well as community initiatives with MK Dons Sports Education Trust (SET) and Futsal inclusion programmes across the region. The Club has a Senior and Youth structure, offering opportunities to play and participation for all.