Q: How many players should I have on my roster?
A: We recommend 8-12 players. The minimum you may have is 5; max is 15.
Q: What size ball does my team need?
A: U12 (2005) and younger - size 3 or a Select "Jinga Jr"
U13 (2004) and older – size 4 or a Select "Jinga"
Do not bring outdoor balls into the facilities. They are not allowed for warm-up. Only futsal balls are allowed. Home team is responsible for providing a game quality ball.
Q: How long are the games?
A: Two 24 minute halves (plus a short halftime break)
Q: How do substitutions work?
A: Substitutions are unlimited and are done “on the fly” from designated areas.
Q: Are numbered jerseys required for league play?
A: No, the only requirement is that all players wear the same color.
Q: Does my team need a coach? And does the coach need to be licensed for futsal?
A: Coaches are not mandatory but are recommended. No licenses are required.
619 Futsal is an affiliated league of US Soccer and is sanctioned by United States Youth Futsal.
Futsal is an exciting, fast-paced small sided soccer game that is played across the world and is officially recognized by both FIFA and UEFA.
Futsal earned the status of FIFA’s official form of indoor soccer in the 1980s as it was recognized as a scaled down version of outdoor soccer played indoors.
It is a 5 v 5 small-sided game played on a hard surfaced, basketball sized court with a smaller, low bounce ball. Futsal is played with touchline boundaries and without walls.
Futsal is played in all the continents of the world by over 100 countries with 12 million players. Great soccer superstars such as Pele, Zico, Ronaldo, Messi, Kaka and Katia grew up playing the game and credit futsal with developing their skills.