With a growing reputation in India, CITY 5 was able to obtain an official affiliation with the Futsal Association of India to create the Futsal Association of Pondicherry in December 2018.

Last February 2019, Pondicherry team participated for the first time in the history to the “National Futsal Championship“ in Kochi, Kerala. A first participation that could not have been more successful as Pondicherry team was crowned Champion of India 2019.

As champion of India, Pondicherry participated to the Futsal World Cup last June in France with the 32 best clubs in the world like Intermovistar (6 Champion’s League) and finished at the 18th rank.