WATCH: New Zealand face Ukraine in opener at World University Futsal Champs

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New Zealand’s men’s team will start their campaign at the FISU World University Futsal Championships in Shanghai with a match against Ukraine at 3.45pm (NZT) on Monday.

The match will be streamed live by tournament organisers.


Game to be played on Monday June 10, 2024 

New Zealand Men v Ukraine
Shanghai University of Engineering Science venue, 3.45pm (NZT)

New Zealand Universities have men’s and women’s teams entered at the tournament in China.

The women’s team begin their tournament on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the New Zealand contingent enjoyed participating in an opening ceremony for all nations.

Main photo: The New Zealand men’s team enjoy their introduction at the opening ceremony. Photo credit: NZF Futsal.

Scenes from the opening ceremony at the tournament. Photo credit: NZF Futsal.

Men’s draw

Group A

  • China
  • Saudia Arabia
  • France

Group B

  • Portugal
  • Morocco
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Hong Kong

Group C

  • Ukraine
  • New Zealand
  • Croatia
  • Mongolia

Group D

  • Brazil
  • Czech Republic
  • Oman
The New Zealand women’s team make their entrance at the opening ceremony. Photo credit: NZF Futsal.

Women’s draw

Group A

  • China
  • Brazil
  • Ukraine
  • Germany

Group B

  • Portugal
  • Poland
  • New Zealand


Games to be played on Tuesday June 11, 2024 

New Zealand Men v Mongolia
Songjiang venue, 3,45pm (NZT)

New Zealand Women v Portugal
Shanghai University of Engineering Science venue, 10.30pm (NZT)

Games to be played on Wednesday June 12, 2024

New Zealand Men v Croatia
Songjiang venue, 3.45pm (NZT)

New Zealand Women v Poland
Shanghai University of Engineering Science venue, 10.30pm (NZT)

Knockout stages (June 14-16)

New Zealand squads


Mackenzie Falco (University of Canterbury)
Ella James (University of Auckland)
Ellena Firth (University of Canterbury)
Emily Gillion (Massey University)
Jordana Bremner (University of Auckland)
Jamie Evans (University of Waikato)
Britney-Lee Nicholson (University of Canterbury)
Zoe Barrott (Victoria University of Wellington)
Milla Green (Massey University)
Alosi Bloomfield (University of Auckland)
Hannah Reddy (AUT, Auckland)
Dani Ohlsson (Victoria University of Wellington)
Ashley Vincent (AUT, Auckland)
Samantha Whyte (University of Canterbury)


Charlie Bayly (University of Canterbury)
Sean Beresford Victoria (University of Wellington)
Ben Cameron (University of Canterbury)
Max Ericksen (University of Waikato)
Tyler Ericksen (University of Waikato)
Hamish Grey (Universidad Católica De Murcia)
Ethan Martin (University of Waikato)
Adam Paulsen (Massey University)
Casey Sharplin (University of Waikato)
Patrick Steele (University of Waikato)
Denny Twigg (University of Waikato)
Davis Vhavha (University of Waikato)
Logan Wisnewski (University of Waikato)
Mark Zimmerman (University of Canterbury)

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