The Futsalwhites are New Zealandís national futsal team competing in OFC and FIFA events.
The ultimate goal is qualification for the FIFA Futsal World Cup, something no New Zealand Futsal team has not achieved to date.
The Road to Thailand 2012 winds through Oceania with the 2011 OFC Futsal Championships doubling as FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifiers. In the 2010 edition of the tournament the Futsal Whites finsihed third.
The first edition was of the FIFA Futsal World Cup was held in the Netherlands in 1989 but New Zealand did not attempt to qualify until the fourth edition (Guatemala 2000). A hastily assembled side finished 5th out of seven teams at the 1999 OFC qualification tournament in Port Vila.
The 2004 qualification campaign produced New Zealandís best ever finish, with a youthful Futsalwhites team finishing as runners up to Australia in Canberra, while in 2008 a more nationally-drawn team than ever before finished in 5th place.