A Brief History of Helvécia
In 2007, Ademar Pereira and Ronaldo Negrao got together and decided to create a competitive Brazilian-based team in London. Helvécia do Brasil was born. The first player the Club signed was Raoni Medina, now First Team Captain, who served as catalyst to attract other players to build the squad.
The Club’s initial aim: to promote futsal in the Brazilian Community in London. Virgilio Pereira Guimaraes joined as secretary and to the date remains in the position and as one of the pillars of the Club.The team first completed in the then called Futsal Premier League, based in London, which it won, giving access to the FA Cup and successively to Europe.
By then, the Club’s name had changed to Helvecia Futsal Club to be able to play the UEFA Cup, in which Helvecia has competed in three editions.Helvecia was a foundational member of the FA National Futsal League, winning the English national title five consecutive times and the FA Futsal Cup three consecutive times, making the Club the most successful in the history of the game in England. Renamed London Helvecia Futsal Club in the foundational season of the new FA Futsal Super League, the Club is now trying to regain the crown of English champions.
Futsal and Helvécia
Brazil are the dominating force of World futsal, having won the FIFA Futsal World Cup in 5 occasions. Helvecia was born to provide futsal opportunities to the Brazilian community in London, but quickly became much more than that.
England’s most successful club
Helvécia have won the English title 6 times, and the FA Futsal Cup in 3 occasions.
A sport in the rise
Futsal is the fastest growing sport in England, and the fastest growing indoor sport in the World.
Experienced coach, who is leading the 1st team to reconquer the national title. Also leads on Club development and oversees the performance element of the Club.
Provides backroom support and leads the Club’s administration since its foundation. He’s one of the pillars of the operation.
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2016/17Helvecia win FA National Super League Unbeaten
2012Helvecia win 5th English National Championship
Aug 2011Third UEFA Cup participation
2011Helvecia win 4th English National Championship
Sep 2010Helvecia win third FA Cup
Aug 2010Second UEFA Cup participation
2010Helvecia win 3rd English National Championship
Aug 2009UEFA Cup debut
2009Helvecia win 2nd English National Championship
2009Helvecia win a second FA Cup
2008Helvecia win the English National Championship for the 1st time
2008Helvecia win FA Cup for the 1st time
2007Helvécia do Brasil is born