Welcome to Fantails

What is Fantails?

If you've got young girls looking to give football or futsal a go in a fun and safe environment, Fantails is the programme for you!

Fantails is a programme designed to attract new female players aged 4–12 years old to the beautiful game through sessions focused on helping girls make friends, having fun, improving their skills and being active through football.

Sessions will take place throughout the remainder of the year, and are now rolling out all across Aotearoa New Zealand.

Find a Fantails hub near you by clicking the button below.

Have some questions before your first Fantails session? Learn more about what to expect here.

​​​​​​​Principles of the Fantails Programme

Boost Confidence​​​​​​​

Fantails sessions are a safe environment where girls are able to be themselves, try new things, and boost their confidence.

Fun and Enjoyment

Learning about football and futsal through fun and engaging activities is at the heart of every Fantails session.

Develop Life Skills

Fantails aims to help young people develop life skills such as respecting others, having a positive attitude, and overcoming challenges.


Fantails is a great place for young girls to make new friends and we want to help foster and grow these new relationships.​​​

Female Role Models

Having female role models to look up to and aspire to will support young girls reaching their potential in sport and life.​​

Improve Skills & Movement

The programme gives opportunities for girls to move and play - exploring the 11+ Kids fundamental movements.​​​

​​​​​​​A fitting legacy of co-hosting FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ will be the enduring impact on our game and diverse communities in the years that follow the tournament.

Legacy Starts Now reflects the drive, innovation, and commitment to elevating the spirit and power of wāhine, girls, and women.

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