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Who can take part at Cup of Good Hope ?

Organizations, institutions, youth groups

Youth insitutions and organizations like e.g. youth centres, parishes, youth clubs etc., that build a team of players according to the players definition and which can come from all over the world

Players

female or male, aged between 15 to 17 years at the time being (July 4 - 12 2009), who belongs to one of the above-mentioned organizations, institutions or groups and who can communicate in English



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The Cup of Good Hope Football Rules

Teams

The teams consist of 8 players und are composed of

There is a maximum of 5 players per team on the court plus 3 substitution players. At least 2 girls must be on the court during the whole game

Court proportions and duration of the matches

The matches will be on small court size. According to this, the goals will have small court size, too

The balls will have norm size 5

Duration of 1 match will be 12 min. There will be no chnaging of sides

Start

The match starts by the time the referee enters the ball into the field.

Once a goal is scored against a team, this team will get the ball and the goalkeeper will be allowed to bring the ball back in immediately after the referee's whistle.

Goal keeper rules
Penalty rules

A penalty is given

A penalty kick is performed as a player may kick towards the goal. The goal keepr must not move until the ball has been kicked.

Rules for free kicks and outballs

A free kick is given in case of all fouls on the field except for those offenses, which are seen as "penalty offenses".
All free kicks must be performed indirectly. All players of the opposing team must have a minimum distance of 2 meters from the ball at the freekick point.

If a ball goes into side out over the board the ball must be rolled in by hand at ground level at the position where the ball went into the out.  All players of the opposing team must have a minimum distance of 2 meters from the ball at the roll-in point.
If a ball goes into out on the goal sides by the attacking team, the goalkeeper gets the ball and kicks or throws the ball back in. If a ball goes into out on the goal sides by the defending team, the attacking team gets a corner and rolls the ball  in by hand at ground level.  All players of the opposing team must have a minimum distance of 2 meters from the roll-in corner.

Fouls

If played foul or unfair the referee may judge as follows:

Tournament points and table

The winning team gets 3 points, the losing team 0 points. If a match ends in a draw, both teams get 1 point.

For the table within a group there a these criteria in this order: