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1. Futsal

What is Futsal?
• It is a 5 –a- side game, normally
played on a larger basketball
pitch with a 3x2 m. sized goals,
smaller ball with a reduced
bounce. Played inside touchlines,
with flying substitutions, and
accumulated fouls.
What is Futsal?
• As a game, it places considerable
demand on technique, movement,
tactical awareness and fitness.
• It is a great skill developer,
demanding quick reflexes, fast
thinking, pin-point passing, and a
four-second limit on all play restarts
it as an exciting game for children aw
well as adults.
Futsal will …..
• Improve coordination
• closer control
• improve technical ability
• greater awareness of space
• improve combination play
Differences of Futsal and Football
# 5 Ball
# 4 Ball
11 players on field
5 players on the court
3 substitutions
Unlimited “flying” substitutions
45 minute half
20 minute half
Goal kick
Goal keeper throw
1 time out per half
No shoulder charges or sliding
4 second rule on kick-in
Off side rule
No off-side
Unlimited fouling
5 foul limit/ no wall penalty
Playing Futsal Court
Playing Futsal Court
Minimum size is 25 m
Maximum size is 42 m
Minimum 15 m
Maximum 25 m
Futsal Ball
Smaller ball - # 4
30% reduced bounce
A Brief History in Philippine Futsal
• Futsal has been played in the
Philippines since 1980’s, but
it was only in the year 2000 that the
Philippines Football Federation (PFF)
formally recognized it.
Basic Skills
 Ball Control
Terms in Kicking
the ball
 Inside of the
 Outside of
the foot
 Instep
 Sole of the
Officials of the Game
Main Referee
Duties: Enforce the laws, apply the advantage
rule, keep a record of all incidents before,
during and after game, stop game when
deemed necessary, caution or expel players
guilty of misconduct, violent conduct or other
ungentlemanly behavior, allow no others
to enter the pitch, stop game to have injured
players removed, signal for game to be
restarted after every stoppage, decide that
the ball meets with the stipulated
Second Referee
Duties: Same as Main Referee, with the
addition of keeping a check on the2minute punishment period after a
player has been sent off,
ensuring that substitutions are carried
out properly, and keeping a check on
the 1-minute time-out.
• Start game clock after kick-off, stop it when the
ball is out of play, and restart it after all restarts;
• keep a check on 2-minute punishment for
sending off;
• indicate end of first half and match with some
sort of sound;
• record time-outs and fouls (and indicate when a
team has exceeded the 5-foul limit);
• record game stoppages, scorers, players
cautioned and sent off, and other information
relevant to the game.