futsal

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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 Libertyville Sports Complex has eight multipurpose courts that can be used for basketball, volleyball, futsol soccer, floor hockey, pickleball and other sports.
They play in the local Futsol league, the GFSN Cup and have also attracted plenty of local media coverage with their matches against Merseyside Police.
In addition to that, the centre would provide top-class facilities for professional boxing, indoor cricket, martial arts, basketball, netball and badminton, as well as a host of other sports ranging from indoor football to futsol. The expansion bid is being led by Barry Shuttleworth, who is chief executive of Birmingham Community Sports - a not-for-profit organisation.
Versatile defender Follett missed last week's draw at Gainsborough after picking up a knee injury on duty with the England Futsol team in Portugal but initial worries of more serious damage have faded.