IMG_8436Basketball is considered as a unique sport because it was accidentally invented by a coach. In 1891, Dr. James Naismith, a Canadian coach who was teaching in a professional students university in YMCA (a place for Christian youth) in Springfield, Massachusetts, had to make a room game to spent the students winter holiday in England. Inspired by his childhood game in Ontario, Naismith invented  a game called basketball in 15 December 1891.

According to the story, after refused some ideas because of violence and not suitable to do it in enclosed arenas, he wrote some basic rules, put a basket on a wall in sport arena, and asked the students to play the game.

The first official basketball competition held on 20 January 1892 at Dr. James Naismith’s work place. Basket was the designation by one of his student. This sport became famous in The United States. The fanatic fans placed in all of The United States branches. Competition by competition was held in all of The United States countries.

Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences has other sport facility which is Basketball court. It used for routine students activity and inter-study programs competition or inter-faculties of Universitas Brawijaya. Hopes that this basketball court can be a sport pep for students of Universitas Brawijaya and togetherness.

Futsal was invented in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1930, by Juan Carlos Ceriani. Futsal unique obtained attention in all of South America , especially Brazil. Extraordinary skills which is developed in this game can be seen in world famous style that shown by Brazili player in outside, in normal size court. Pele, Brazilian famous star, for example, expanded his skills in futsal. While Brazil became world cynosure, now this game is played under the wings of Fédération Internationale de Football Association in the whole world, from Europe until Central America, North America, Africa, Asia, and Oceania.

International first competition was held in 1965, Paraguay won the first South America trophy. Six South America trophies next struggle was held until 1979, and all of champion titles wiped out by Brazil. Brazil kept on its domination by got the first America Pan Trophy in 1980 and won it again in next struggle in 1984.

The first World Futsal Competition was held by the help of FIFUSA (before its members joined FIFA in 1989) in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1985, but they was defeated by Paraguay in third World Champion in 2988 in Australia.

The first International Futsal Champion was held in The United States on December 1985, in Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. Futsal The Rule of The Game.

Futsal is one of sports that Indonesian liked. Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences has futsal court, used for students or employees activities. This Futsal court is used for Students Activities Unit champion or even inter faculties for increasing fustsal activity in the future for students or employees. This court is also used for basketball.