Two Canterbury United Futsal Pride players made their debut for the women's national team on Tuesday night.
Britney-Lee Nicholson and Sophie Williams took the court against New Caledonia, both finding the net in a one-sided encounter.
Coached by Nic Downes, the 14-strong squad beat the Pacific Islanders 14-0 in the first match of the Trans Pacific Futsal Cup in Tauranga.
The Futsal Ferns have been in development for over seven years.
Futsal Development Officer Dave Payne said futsal was in a ''fantastic place and rapidly developing as the fastest growing sport in the country''.
Statistics showed futsal had a 318 per cent increase in player numbers between 2011 and 2016.
Payne said local groups had actively pushed for more women to take up the sport.
"Now this national team is their reward as women's futsal becomes a priority in the New Zealand Football pathway."