Canterbury United Dragons are crowned national men’s futsal champions

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Canterbury United Dragons are the national men’s futsal champions after winning a tightly-contest all-South Island final against Southern United.

Canterbury hung on to win the men’s Ford Futsal Superleague final 5-4 after United fought back to set up a nailbiting finish at Wellington’s Ākau Tangi Sports Centre.

Canterbury had to overcome Auckland City 3-1 in the semi-final to set up a grand final against United who beat Capital 5-1 in their semi-final.

Main photo: The title-winning Canterbury United Dragons.

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Games played on Sunday April 2, 2023

Men’s Ford Futsal Superleague


Auckland City 1 (Eduardo Espinosa 40′)
Canterbury United Dragons 3 (Jacob Grosvenor 25′, 28′)

Capital Football 1 (Thomas Petersen 3′)
Southern United 5 (Fraser Hunter 8′, Adam Hewson 15′, 18′, 36′, Oban Hawkins 19′)


Canterbury United Dragons 5 (Cameron Emberton 11′, Fintan Joseph 23′, Hemi Innes 25′, Samuel Mitchell 27′, 33′)
Southern United 4 (Adam Hewson 8′, Michael Sannum 13′, En Watanabe 34′, Sean Cooper 40′)

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