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Lions United FC - Futsal Academy

The academy offers opportunities to play regional and national tournaments on highly competitive Futsal teams. Players are exposed to the dynamics of working with a competitive team, with the focus being on individual skill development as well as tactical awareness. These game opportunities prepare to athletes to compete with the most elite players.

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Danilo Vittorato

As the founder of YESA and the Director of Coaching, Danilo Vittorato has firmly established himself as an elite coach and inspirational leader for young soccer players. Native of Brazil, Danilo is uniquely qualified having a rich history playing professional futsal with the best academies in the world. In his move to the US, Danilo has distinguished himself by developing soccer players who compete at the regional and national level. He has also won countless championships with his futsal teams. Danilo’s knowledge, passionate direction, and individual attention captivates his players, helping them to feel supported in their personal soccer journey.

What is Futsal?

Futsal is another form of US soccer or “football” that is played on a smaller field and mainly played in indoor facilities. Futsal develops soccer players’ speed of play with technical skill training and small-sided games. 

It’s name came from the Portuguese Futebol de salão , which can be translated as "room football". This sport was developed in Brazil in the 1930’s and 1940’s.

Many soccer players play this dynamic and intense game. Players such as Neymar, Messi, Ronaldinho, Zidane, Robinho, and Ronaldo, played futsal during their beginning years before they moved on to their professional careers. 

The benefits of Futsal include:

    • creativity and technique as players create plays in small spaces
    • ball mastery
    • accurate and quick passing
    • first touch
    • perception insight and awareness
    • balance
    • motor ability
    • agility and co-ordination

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Lions United FC - Futsal

Lions United FC - Futsal Academy programs offer opportunities to play regional and national tournaments on highly competitive Futsal teams. Players are exposed to the dynamics of working with a competitive team, with the focus being on individual skill development as well as tactical awareness. These game opportunities prepare to athletes to compete with the most elite players.

30-40 Training & Game Coaching Sessions; November 2020 – March 2021
** Indoor training facility is current included. Any / All CoVid19 related state, local government or facility imposed fees will passed as a direct cost to each player.

2-4 Tournaments; tournament schedule and dates are TBD

Potential Indoor League is available

All players are eligible to be selected for Lions United FC Player Exchange Program with Partner Clubs in Europe
** Evaluation and player selection will made during the month of October **

Training Dates
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
December 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20
January 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
February 3, 7, 10, 21, 24, 28
March 1, 3, 7, 9

** November 1st and 8th, all players will train 5-6:30pm
** Players will be assigned a 1-hour training time slot (between 4pm-9pm) based on age group and team assigned to play with

Game Dates
TBD – Determined based on League | Tournaments

$99 Program Registration Fee; includes all club operating fees, player futsal uniform kit and player ID registration fees
$85 per month (November, 2020 - March, 2021); includes all training sessions, game day / tournament coaching, indoor facility fees
** All tournament and league registration fees are not included.

Lions United FC - Futsal Training

Registration closes on 11/02/2020 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 10/04/2020 to 03/09/2021

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