RESULTS: Champions score double win in futsal’s Southern Home Series

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Reigning champions Canterbury United Dragons are off to a winning start in the 2024 men’s Ford Futsal Superleague.

Facing last year’s runners-up in the national competition, Southern United, the Dragons racked up two wins at MainPower Stadium, Rangiora, in the Southern Home Series.

Canterbury won the morning game 4-3 and followed up with a 3-1 victory in the afternoon match.


Games played on Saturday February 16, 2024

Canterbury United Dragons 4 (Mark Zimmerman 2′, own goals 12′, 16′, Kosei Oikawa 12′)
Southern United 3 (En Watanabe 33′, George Willett 37′, Dominic Hawkins 40′)

Southern United 1 (Nicholas Kittelty 33′)
Canterbury United Dragons 3 (Ben Cameron 19′, Jacob Grosvenor 30′, Cameron Emberton 34′)


Canterbury United Dragons

Hamish Mitchell, Cameron Emberton, Charlie Bayly, Hemi Innes, Mark Zimmerman, Sebastian Wong, Isaac Topham, Kosei Oikawa, Daniel Ribeiro De Abreu, Matthew Bergin, Jacob Grosvenor, Samuel Mitchell, Sam Richards, Ben Cameron.

Staff: James Vallance (head coach), Sam McDonnell and Atticus Jones (assistant coaches), Julian Firth (physio), Martin Mitchell (team manager).

Southern United

Fraser Hunter, En Watanabe, George Willett, Cooper Wink, Dominic Hawkins, Michael Sannum, Emerik Wallace, Conrad Sinclair, Nicholas Kittelty, Reid Hulleman, Luiz Christofoletti Filho, Luke Clissold, Marcus Read, Hayden Cooper.

Staff: Michael Sannum (head coach), Amon Tapp (assistant coach), Kris Ridley (team manager).


Games to be played on Sunday February 18, 2024

Palmerston North Marist v Capital Futsal
Central Energy Trust Arena, Palmerston North, 12pm

Capital Futsal v Palmerston North Marist
Central Energy Trust Arena, Palmerston North, 4pm

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