Results overturned after futsal team ruled to have fielded ineligible player

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The results of two matches have been overturned in the men’s Ford Futsal Superleague because Palmerston North Marist (Central Football) fielded an ineligible player.

The games, against Capital Futsal, were played on Sunday February 18, 2024, at Palmerston North’s Central Energy Trust Arena.

NZ Football’s statement

Here’s NZ Football’s explanation on their website:

“It has been confirmed that Palmerston North Marist (Central Football) fielded an ineligible player in their two men’s Ford Futsal SuperLeague games at the Central Home Series.

“As a result, New Zealand Football have ruled, line with the 2024 SuperLeague Regulations and the NZF Disciplinary Code, their two results will be overturned and both recorded as a 5-0 win for Capital Futsal.”


Games played on Sunday February 18, 2024

Palmerston North Marist 4 (Adam Cowan 26′, 40′, Jake Besenyi 35′, Zachary Farmer 36′)
Capital Futsal 1 (Luc Saker 38′)

Capital Futsal 1 (Tiahn Manuel 33′)
Palmerston North Marist 0

Amended results

Palmerston North Marist 0
Capital Futsal 5

Capital Futsal 5
Palmerston North Marist 0


Palmerston North Marist

Liam Outtrim. Shingo Ina, Josh Cremen, Adam Cowan, Micky Malivuk, Zachary Moxham, Nokutenda Mufunda, Najibullah Qudsi, Zachary Farmer, Darren Juru, Paul Awa, Jake Besenyi, Austyn Beales.

Staff: Adam Cowan (head coach), Nicholas Carrick (assistant coach), Rhys Nielsen (team manager).

Capital Futsal

Sean Beresford, Harry Lamont, Thomas Petersen, Matthew Peden, Luc Saker, Thomas Whithnall, Seth Mitchell-Webster, Harry Lack, Finn Gaupset, Tiahn Manuel, Jack Parker, Khalid Razouk, Christopher Stenersen, Philip Fatialofa.

Staff: Grant Baker (head coach), Joshua Bowie (assistant coach), David Ravine (physio), Connol Modd (team manager), Libby Trevelyan (analyst).

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