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fut·sal

 (fo͞ot′säl′)
[Spanish and Portuguese futsal. Spanish, short for fúbol de salón : fúbol, soccer (from English football) + de, of + salón, hall, augmentative of sala, room (ultimately of Germanic origin). Portuguese, short for futebol de salão : futebol, soccer (from English football) + de, of + salão, hall, augmentative (perhaps modeled on French salon, room, salon) of sala, room (ultimately of Germanic origin).]

futsal

(ˈfʊtˌsæl)
n
(Soccer) a form of association football, played indoors with five players on each side
[C20: Spanish from futbol football + sala indoor]
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The Iranian women's futsal team came in next-to-last in the Women's Futsal World Tournament played in Guatemala last week.
A former head coach of South Korea s national football team, Guus Hiddink has arrived in South Korea to look for his plan to construct futsal stadiums in North Korea.
This week, the Tranmere Rovers Futsal Leagues got under way and Dawson is no stranger to the sport having played under Ronnie Johnson, who is running the Tranmere Rovers Futsal Hub, for Liverpool Futsal Club.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian women's national futsal team won the title in the 2015 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women's Futsal Championship in Malaysia after defeating Japan 1-0 in the final.
Based at The Zone, off St Andrew's Road, the academy is offering an Education and Futsal programme for both girls and boys aged between 16 and 18-years-old who are interested in pursuing a career within sport.
AS Chris Coleman's Wales side go for European glory next month, so are Cardiff University as they prepare to make their debut in the Uefa Futsal Cup next week.
ENGLAND'S first ever international futsal camp got underway at Middlesbrough Sports Village this week.
Futsal is the fastest-growing indoor sport in the world and there are now more than 90 FA Futsal Fives Leagues across the country.
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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Futsal soccer team bagged gold medal in the South Asian Soccer Futsal Cup held at Nepal from February 27 to March 2.
Kyrgyzstan will participate in the AMF Futsal World Cup that will take place in five cities of Belarus from 17 to 25 April 2015.