World Cup

Objective: To encourage communication and taking scoring chances quickly.

Age group: U8s and upward.

Set up: Play this game in half a small-sided pitch (about 30 yards square) with a regular-sized goal at one end.

Split your squad into pairs and let each pair choose the name of a country.

Use bibs to differentiate the pairs of players.

How to play: All the teams of two play against each other in the playing area.

If you don’t have a spare player, you go in goal.

The first team to score is awarded five points, the second team to score get four points, the third get three points and so on.

When the fifth team has scored, the sequence begins again.

Play for a set time or until one team reaches a set number of points.

The winners lift the World Cup!

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