Keith Tozer’s World Of Futsal Talks To Top Leaders Of The Game
Futsal is loved the world over. Everything you do in futsal translates into soccer. Here is an update on Keith Tozer’s World of Futsal podcast with Sean Bowers.
Soccer News: At the center of the World of Futsal in America is — literally — Keith Tozer. The longtime Head Coach of the U.S. National Futsal Team, Tozer is the most renowned futsal coach in America. Now he wants to take his vast knowledge and contacts and share them with the ever-growing number of soccer fans by hosting a hip, new podcast.
Futsal develops players and we need better soccer players in the USA.
The World of Futsal podcast features guests from around the world, connecting all those who are involved in the game and celebrating the fact that in the last decade, the game of Futsal has experienced a huge growth.
As the All-Time Winningest Coach in Professional Indoor Soccer in North America, Tozer credits the game of futsal for his six indoor championships.
Tozer believes futsal is the secret weapon for player development.
Bowers is the former captain of the U.S. Soccer’s National Futsal Team and was a top pick in the inaugural MLS SuperDraft and went to play for Kansas City Wizards, which is now known as Sporting Kansas City.
The founder of 619Futsal, one of the top futsal programs in the country, Bowers says, “Futsal has come a long way in the USA, but still has further to go. 619Futsal’s growth has been astronomical and we have had many youth players who have represented the USA in international friendlies in Columbia and Costa Rica.”
619Futsal offers a strong, 10-month Academy program which launched this year.
“We picked the top 165 players for the 2018/19 Academy prorgam and turned away 185 players,” said Bowers.
Bowers is also starting his third year as the General Manager for the championship San Diego Sockers.
Listen to the Keith Tozer’s Podcast to discover what Bowers believes the USA needs to do to be able to successfully compete on the world stage of soccer.
Futsal is so important for teaching defensive and creating opportuities. It teaches players how to get out of tight spaces.
The World Of Futsal‘s podcast first three guests are Jon Parry, Executive Director of U.S. Youth Futsal and Academy Director of MLS’ Sporting KC, Kyt Selaidopoulos, Head Coach of the Canadian Futsal Men’s National Team and Diego Guitozzi former Head Coach of the 2016 FIFA World Cup Champions Argentina and recently named Head Coach of ElPozo Murcia Futbol Sala in the Spanish 1st Division of LNFS.
“I have been extremely excited about the success of the World Of Futsal podcasts,” said Tozer. “Our podcasts have been dowloaded over 6,000 times and been listened to all over the word.
On top of the podcasting trend, Tozer’s World of Futsal relaxed and conversational approach is fun to listen to — and, has guest often revealing previously unknown hidden truths about the game and their careers.
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About the game of Futsal:
The game is played on a hard surface indoors or outdoors without the use of walls or boards. Futsal is played by over 200 of the 207 FIFA member associations across the globe, with an estimated 30 million participants and currently supported by professional leagues on every continent.
The majority of world-class soccer stars credit the game of futsal to their development, including Pele, Messi, Ronaldo, and Neymar, to name a few.