CATEGORIES

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BOYS

Category A
born in 2012/2013 (7 a-side) – Ball size N°4

Category B
born in 2010/2011 (11 a-side) – Ball size N°4


Category C
born in 2008/2009 (11 a-side) – Ball size N°5

Category D
born in 2006/2007 (11 a-side) – Ball size N°5

Category E
born in 2004/2005 (11 a-side) – Ball size N°5

GIRLS

Category F
born in 2008/2009 (11 a-side) – Ball size N°5

Category G
born in 2006/2007 (11 a-side) – Ball size N°5

Category H
born in 2004/2005 (11 a-side) – Ball size N°5

PLAYING TIMES

Category A: 2 halves of 18 minutes each (20 minutes for finals)

Category B: 2 halves of 20 minutes each (25 minutes for finals)

Categories C – F : 2 halves of 25 minutes each (30 minutes for finals)

Categories D – E – G – H: 2 halves of 30 minutes each (40 minutes for finals)

OVERAGE PLAYERS

Are allowed a maximum of 3 overage players in the field (max 1 year older – born on the previous year) to play at the same time during a game (only 2 for the A Category 7 a-side). You can bring as many overage players as you want, but only 3 players can play simultaneously in the playing field.

NOTES

Note 1: flying substitutions are not allowed.

Note 2: players replaced during the game cannot re-enter during the same match.

Note 3: maximum 24 players can be listed per team (except Cat A – 7 a-side – that are 18 Players in the list).

Note 4: maximum 7 substitutions are allowed per game per team.

Note 5: a player can play with more teams registered in different categories (max in 2 categories), but not with more teams playing in the same category (We need to be informed in advance about this and prepare a special dispensation for these players).

Note 6: except the Cat A and Cat B, girls can’t play with boys teams and boys with girls teams. Girls are able to play with boys only in the A Category without limit of numbers (and max 1 year older than Boys) and in the B category with a limit of 3 Girls players and same age of Boys (not older).

Note 7: additional note from the tournament office: maximum 3 overage players (max 1 year older – born on the previous year) are allowed to play at the same time during a game (only 2 for the A Category 7 a-side). You can bring as many overage players as you want, but only 3 players can play simultaneously in the playing field.

Note 8: Each player T-Shirt need to have the number on the back.

Note 9: The Soccer pitches will be both natural grass and astroturf, bring with you the right footwear (You can’t use Metal/Aluminium Studs on astroturf Pitches).

Note 10: For preliminary tournament matches, a person of your staff will do the linesman. The tournament organization will provide linesman only for finals.

Note 11: Age control: before arrival all players must confirm their age. We’ll need to to check original Passport / Identity card during the tournament check-in. All teams are oblige to bring with them original Passport/ID to play tournament matches. No copies will be accepted (min. 4 matches guaranteed per team).