The Futsal Department within the Malta Football Association will be holding more training camps specifically designed for the younger generation in the coming days. These youngsters are all vying to making their mark while undergoing rigorous training at National Team level.
This is a busy period for the Futsal Department culminating in the senior side’s commitments in the qualifying group for the 2024 FIFA Futsal World Cup.
Preliminary Round encounters for Malta are scheduled between the 4th and 13th of April, as the boys were drawn in group B to be contested in Norway, with Denmark and Cyprus joining the hosts and Malta in this competition.
Back to the training camps scheduled for the coming days, they will be conducted by Carlo Scicluna and Everton Da Silva, both deployed as Futsal coaches within the Association. All sessions will be overseen by Malta Futsal Team coach Zeljko Anicic.
Sessions will revolve round players born 2005 and 2006.
2005 selection is scheduled to convene for three day camp starting off on Tuesday 15th February.
Coach Carlo Scicluna has selected the following 19 players:-
Goalkeepers – Andriy Vella, Zeon Montanaro, Matthias Borg.
Players – Miguel Curmi, Kubilay Karadol, Jordan Camilleri, Keiron Debono, Nathan Balzan, Jean Cole Attard, Glen Gauci, Anis Louati, Amin Louati, Deyan Pace, Shiraz Attard, Collin Sammut, Ivin Gatt, Mason Agius, Aaron Stagno, Haydon Borg.
2006 selection called up by coach Everton Da Silva will be summoned for two days of practise between the 23rd and the 24th of this month.
The 20 list squad of players born 2006 is as follows:-
Goalkeepers – Zven Cortis, Fabian Lauri, Jake Agius, Grayson Orsini.
Players – Maximilian Tomasuolo, Isaac Vella, Yamin Pace, Akeem Pace, Isaac Azzopardi, Andrei Buttigieg, Tristan R. Camileri, Gary Owen Agius, Warren Vella, Matthew Fenech, Cody Baguley, Andrea Grech, Russell Borg, Essien Borg, Brave Azzopardi, Vladimir Celic.
These training camps comply with the Futsal Development strategy announced a few weeks back.
Furthermore, these training camps enable the Association’s Futsal coaches to detect the abilities of this young generation all emerging from our domestic competition and propel them to strive forward in their Futsal career.