Amsterdam is even the European capital of indoor football. Or from futsal, the international name for futsal. The Netherlands is the host country of the European Championship for the first time, with 16 countries. The tournament starts on Wednesday 19 January.
Most matches and the final are played in the Ziggo Dome in Southeast. Unfortunately, due to the corona measures, the public cannot be there. The matches can be followed on television and online.
Futsal is a fast and spectacular sport that is gaining popularity. Since 1996 there are European Championships. From Wednesday 19 January to Sunday 6 February, 16 countries will play for the coveted cup. The Netherlands will play against Ukraine on the opening night in the Ziggo Dome.
Live on television
The NOS broadcasts all matches of the Dutch national team, the quarterfinals, the semifinals and the final live on television. The other matches are via a live stream to follow.
Girls, join the competition
Amsterdam youngsters enthusiastically play indoor football, but not yet in a competitive context. However, on the way to this European Championship there have been tournaments in which more than 100 girls have participated. If it is allowed due to the corona measures, a trial competition for girls will start on Tuesday 15 February in the South sports halls. Do you want to join? Sign up here https://bit.ly/futsalgirls. You can also follow it on Instagram, go to futureoffutsal020.
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