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Season 2: QF 5-a-side Indoor Football League (Futsal)  Soccer (Indoor) · Male Recreational

Season:
Fall 2017
Starts:
2017-11-19 00:00:00.0
Ends:
2017-12-19 00:00:00.0
Registration Dates:
2017-09-01 – 2017-11-12 regular
Location:
Qatar Foundation Recreation Center
Sponsor:
Qatar Foundation
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Round Robin/Playoffs

Team Fees
Free

This is a fee-based league. The "FREE" indicated next to Team or Individual Fee is reflective of the Free Registration on the Recreation Services Online Registration System.


Competition Title

Season 2: 5-a-side Outdoor Football League
 

Sponsor

Qatar Foundation

Fees

QAR 1500QR/team for the complete season. 

Prizes

Playoffs Winners  First Prize: 2000QR/

Days

The league will be played on Sunday and Tuesday

Venue

Qatar Foundation Recreation Center MPH

Notice:

All payments must be submitted at least one week prior to competition start date. Payments can be made by credit card at QF front office. This league requires a minimum of 8 teams to proceed as scheduled. Should the number of teams be less than 8, registered teams will be invited for next season that starts in March 2017.

Contact

Lucian Moldovan          +974 4017-6791     
 

5-a-side INDOOR LEAGUE RULES & REGULATIONS

Team Structure


  • 5 aside (4 outfield players and 1 goalkeeper)
  • 5 substitutes
  • 10 players assigned to each team (Teams may register up to 12 players, but only 10 are allowed to participate on any game day)
  • All players must be registered by completing the necessary forms prior to competing for any team.
  • No additional players can be allocated to a team once 12 individuals have been registered to a team. Exceptions will be handled on a case by case basis.
  • A maximum of 10 players per game may be used. All players must be named on the team sheet prior to kick off.
  • Any team playing an unregistered player will automatically lose the match 5  0 and be awarded zero points.

League Structure (subject to change)


  • The league will comprise of a minimum of 10 Teams and maximum of 24 teams divided into 6-8 teams per group. Team will be placed in groups through a tournament draw--to be held at the Captain's meeting.
  • Each team will play a minimum of 7 games during the course of the league season. 
  • Each team plays one match per week at the times specified.
  • Teams are asked to ensure that all players arrive 15 minutes prior to their scheduled kick off times.
  • Playoffs -If there are 2 groups of 8 teams first 2 from each group will proceed to playoffs. If there are 3 groups of 8 teams, then top 2 teams from each group plus TWO 2nd best teams between all the groups will proceed to the playoffs. If there are 4 groups of 8 teams, then top 2 teams from each group will proceed to the knockout stages.

NOTE: Game Schedules once published, cannot be changed as this disrupts the league schedules and incurs a direct cost to QSports.


League Points


  • 3 points awarded per win
  • 1 points for draw
  • 0 points for loss
  • For and Against Goals will be recorded
  • League placings will be decided by points gained, followed by goal difference, followed by goals scored, followed by the aggregate result between the two teams in question.
  • Failure for a team to show equals a game forfeit and automatic loss of 5-0 and zero points awarded.
  • A team can only take to the field if a minimum of 4 players registered for that team are available to play.
  • If a team fails to field sufficient players for 3 games they will be suspended from the league and forfeit all payments to Q-Sports.
  • A full fixture list of game dates and times will be issued prior to the start of the season.

Game Structure

  • Each game will last a total of 30 minutes (divided into 2 equal halves of 15 minutes). There will be no time additions for injury or additional time. The clock will not stop when the ball is out of play.)
  • 1 minute (halftime)
  • 5 minute (break between games)

Game Rules


  • Standard 5 a-side rules will apply to all games subject to the following rules
  • The off side rule will not be applied.
  • Charging/sliding tackles are forbidden. If one is committed in the course of a game the opposition team will be rewarded a direct free kick. Slide tackles made by a field player in the goal area result in a penalty kick.
  • No screw in studded footwear or blades is permitted to be worn by any player. Only training shoes, molded soles and astro boots may be worn.
  • All Players must wear shin pads.
  • The wearing of any form of jewelry (including, without limitation, watches) is not permitted during play.
  • The first half will begin with one team taking a centre; the second half will begin with the other team taking a centre.
  • When a goal has been scored the game will be re-started by the team who conceded the goal taking a centre.
  • All players are allowed to play the ball inside the goal area. All kicks are direct. Throw-ins are kicks(you can't score directly from the throw-in if nobody touches the ball before it enters in goal)
  • A goalkeeper is not permitted to leave his/her goal area. In the event they do the opposition team will be awarded a direct free kick from the penalty point.
  • The goalkeeper must return the ball into play by rolling it out of his area with an under-arm or kicking action. The ball must be put in play in no more than 5 seconds. If the ball is put in play after the five second (seconds will be counted by the referee) the opposition team will take the possession of the ball by a direct free kick. If goalkeeper put the ball in play after 5 seconds the opposition team will have a free kick by the top of the box.
  • Opposition players must be at least three meters from where any free-kick is taken.
  • Goal keeper must be on the goal line when a penalty is being taken. Players may only take one step whilst taking a penalty

Number of Players per Team and Substitutes.

  • Each game will be played by two (2) teams with 5 players on field during a game.
  • Fielding more than 5 players at any time during the game will result in an automatic Yellow Card (Warning) to the team captain fielding the extra player. 
  • 2nd violation will result in a RED card and team captain must sit on the bench for the rest of the game.
  • One (1) player from each team will be the goalkeeper (who must wear distinguishing colors).
  • 4 players on the field as players with 1 goalkeeper.  
  • Total of 5 players during a game on field with 5 substitutes.Unlimited rolling substitutes will be permitted.
  • The number of rolling substitutions is unlimited except in the case of the goalkeeper (see below)A player who has been replaced may return to the playing area as a substitute for another player. 
  • A rolling substitution is one which is made when the ball is still in play and is subject to the following conditions:The player leaving the playing area shall do so from the sideline crossing over at the substitution area.
  • The player entering the playing area shall do so from the substitution area but not until the player leaving the playing area has passed completely over the sideline.
  • Any of the other players may change places with the goalkeeper, provided that the referee and/or opposition team is informed before the change is made, and provided also that the change is made during a stoppage in the game.

HOW TO REGISTER:

  • To register a team, the team captain will register as a team captain and invite his players to join his team by sending an email invite through his account.
  • Team players will register as team players and select their team from the list when prompted.
  • All Users must complete the mandatory registration information on their profile. Incomplete profiles are automatically deleted and the player will not be able to play in the league.
  • Free agents are players who do not have any team. They may register as free agents and QSports will do its best to place them in a team.

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