RS U14 Tournament

start date
25 April 2014

Regional Sports is pleased to announce its first Under 14 tournament in Abu Dhabi, this coming Friday 25th of April.  

We are very excited and have a number of teams already confirmed for the tournament already.

Kindly see details for the tournament below and confirm your teams participation by email and payment to David before Tuesday (22nd April). 

The Schedule should be circulated by Wednesday.  

No of Players: 9 v 9 (up to 16 can register)

Entry Fee: 600 AED per team





General Information

• The winning team will be awarded a prize Cup and medals, the runner-up will be awarded cup & silver medals.
• Captains double check the result before signing the referee score sheet
• Subs will be “rolling” players coming on to the field may not do so until the player being replaced has come off
• No match will go ahead if the numbers in one team fall below 6 people
• A game is called a forfeit if players on a team fall below 5 or if a team shows up 5mins late
• No off sides
• No head height rule
• Back-pass to the goal keeper is not allowed. Keeper can play ball with feet but cannot pick up ball.
• No restrictions regarding players entering either penalty area during open play
• If the ball goes out of bounds, a throw in applies
• Player's Equipment
• Only molded studs, AstroTurf shoes or trainers are allowed to be worn on the pitch.
• Wearing of shin guards is recommended. Any player who fails to wear shin guards does so at their own risk.
• Start of Play
• At the beginning of a game ball possession shall be decided by the toss of a coin
• At the start of each half and after a goal has been scored, the game will restart from the center by the team who conceded the goal.
• Each team must be positioned in their own half of the pitch and the opposing players must be a minimum of 5 meters from the ball until play has started
• Duration of play: 30 minutes
• Fouls and Misconduct
• Players are requested to respect the rules and culture of the country. Swearing at or fighting with another player or the referee is considered a MAJOR offence. If a team or player is found guilty of such behavior there will be strict action ranging from a warning to a complete bank from the tournament
• All offences may result in a yellow card or a red card (two yellow cards) depending on the severity of the charge and on the discretion of the referee
• A player who receives a yellow card will have to leave the field for 2 minutes, he can only return when the referee signals him back in. No replacement allowed for player who is shown the yellow card
• A player who is sent off (red card) has to leave the pitch for the duration of the game. No substitute is allowed for a player dismissed for misconduct during the game in which the offence occurred.
• Violent Conduct/Swearing/Dissent directed towards any player or referee will result in suspension from the tournament
• Charging/sliding not allowed
• Deliberate hand balls (hand making contact with ball as opposed to ball making contact with hand) are considered an offence, free kick for the opposing team.
• The goal-keeper may not handle the ball outside the penalty area, an offence, free kick if they do
• Free Kick
• All free kicks during the game are direct unless the referees indicated the opposite.
• When a player is taking a free kick all of the opposing players shall be at least 5m from the ball until it is in play. All free kicks given against the defending side for infringements committed in or near the penalty area shall be taken from a distance not less than 5m outside the penalty area at the nearest point to where the offence occurred.
• Penalty Kick: A penalty kick shall be taken from the penalty mark.