2024 National Futsal Championships Day 5 Wrap

The 2024 National Futsal Championships drew to a close today with 12 incredibly exciting Grand Finals as Football NSW claimed the inaugural Member Federation Championship in style, claiming an impressive six national titles.

The action-packed tournament saw 251 matches played and 1,873 goals scored, with a host of knockout matches going all the way to penalties ahead of today’s Grand Finals.

As Grand Finals kicked off, Will Zillman helped Football Queensland White to a win in the Under 12 Boys, defeating state counterparts Football Queensland Maroon 3-1.

Football Queensland backed up their Under 12 Boys win by sealing the Under 13 Boys Grand Final in a closely-fought 5-4 clash with Football Victoria, a Samuel Butler brace helping the hosts to victory.

Football NSW Thunder claimed Grand Final Glory in the Under 13 Girls, putting three goals past Capital Football in a 3-1 victory as the state got the day off to a winning start. 

Football Queensland continued their dominance in the junior age groups, claiming the Under 14 Boys national title with a remarkable 6-4 win over Football NSW Country.

Despite being up 3-1 helped by an Orson Conroy brace, Football NSW Country couldn’t hold on to secure the Grand Final win as Football Queensland scored five goals to wrap the game up.

After leading 4-0 at the break, Capital Football were crowned Champions in the Under 15 Boys, putting five goals past Football NSW Metro including a Jasper Noyen double.

It was an all-NSW clash in the Under 15 Girls Grand Final, with Football NSW Thunder taking a 2-0 lead before Football Queensland Lightning scored three unanswered goals, including two from Charley Fredericks, to secure a 3-2 win. 

Goals to Austin Banks and Dean Govcevski led Football NSW Metro’s Under 16 Boys side to a 2-0 Grand Final victory over Football Queensland.

Football Queensland’s Under 17 Girls came back from 1-0 down to secure the national title with a 2-1 win over Football NSW Country including goals from Willow Nicoll and Zara Boyd.

In an all-NSW Youth Men Grand Final, Football NSW Thunder put six goals past Football NSW Lightning to claim the national title with a 6-1 Grand Final result.

The Open Women Grand Final was a thriller, with Football Queensland equalising in the dying moments of the match to take the game to extra time.

Football Queensland were unable to seize the opportunity to find an equaliser, with a Football NSW extra time goal proving the decider.

Football NSW capped off an incredibly successful tournament campaign with a convincing win in the Open Men Grand Final.

Doubles to Grant Lynch and Shervin Keshavarz Adeli led the Football NSW side to a 6-1 victory, with Football Victoria Moreland unable to maintain their winning form in their final game of the tournament.

Football Queensland Maroon finished their undefeated tournament run in style, claiming Grand Final glory in the AWD Mixed with a 4-3 win over Football Victoria featuring a Micheal Giallourakis brace.

The 2024 National Futsal Championships drew to a close with the Awards Evening held at Warner Bros. Movie World on Tuesday evening which welcomed over 2,000 attendees from across the country.

View the full list of award winners below.


2024 National Futsal Championships Award Winners:

Age GroupGoal Keeper Of The TournamentPlayer Of The TournamentCoach Of The Tournament
U12 BoysNoah Smyth - Queensland MaroonWill Zillman - Queensland WhiteDane Smith - Queensland
U13 BoysAdam Zanatta - QueenslandDylan Winardi - WestThirone Correia - Queensland
U13 GirlsTaya Hurcum - NSW ThunderMackenzie Bradstock - NSW ThunderAmanda Millgate - NSW
U14 BoysBaxter Blyth - QueenslandBaxter Blyth - QueenslandFernando Oliveira - Queensland
U15 BoysWyatt Menicanin - QueenslandAndrija Rakic - Capital 
Cadel Zwangobani - Capital Football
Elie Darwich - Capital
U15 GirlsTiarna Ruberto - CapitalTiarna Ruberto - CapitalMatt Cachia - Capital
U16 BoysBlake Koitka - QueenslandMason Ngaha - Queensland
Blake Koitka - Queensland
Jake French - Tasmania
U17 GirlsIsabella Coelho - NSW MetroReilly Yuen - CapitalGeorge Lethbridge - NSW
Youth MenToby Ryan - NSW ThunderJay De Gouveia - NSW ThunderChris Castro - WA
AWD MixedKatelyn Smith - Queensland MaroonMicheal Giallourakis - Queensland MaroonTrudy Bartlett - Queensland
Open MenAaron Yu - WestAndre Caro Salve - Victoria MorelandSteven Knight - NSW Thunder
Open WomenJessica McLean - Queensland MaroonGisella Pipino - NSW ThunderRobert Varela - NSW

Team Of The Tournament

Junior BoysJunior GirlsSenior MenSenior WomenAWD
Baxter Blyth - Football QueenslandTiarna Ruberto - Capital FootballAndre Caro Salve - Football Victoria MorelandGisella Pipino - Football NSW ThunderMicheal Giallourakis - Football Queensland Maroon
Will Zillman - Football Queensland WhiteMackenzie Bradstock - Football NSW ThunderKy Bowman - Football West FremantleBrittany Palombi - Capital Football CobrasDion Kalogiros - Football NSW Thunder
Adam Radi - Football WestCocona Taki - Football Queensland WhiteAaron Yu - Football West FremantleJessica Mclean - Football Queensland MaroonLiam Glavas - Football Queensland White
John Garth - Football NSW CountryKyah Gallen - Football NSW LightningGregory Giovenali - Football Victoria MorelandMeaghan McElligott - Football Queensland MaroonTycen Heeger - Football Victoria
Orson Conroy - Football NSW CountryHolly Tweedale - Football NSW CountryJordan Guerreiro - Football NSW ThunderReilly Yuen  - Capital FootballRocco Musumeci - Football NSW Thunder 

2024 National Futsal Championships  Referee Awards:

Peter LiarosReferee of the Tournament
Tom DaleIan Timms Rookie Referee of the Tournament Award
Jayden BettermanYoung Referee of the Tournament