23 March 2017

Football 5

1. Sports venue

The football 5 competition will take place at the outdoor artificial field, next to the Sports Hall of HoGent.
It is situated very close to the train station Gent Sint-Pieters.

Click to see how to get to HoGent.

2. Sportspecific info

Class Division

  • Men “Open Class” for all ages.
  • Men “ Senior Class” for 40 years and over (40+).
  • Women “Open Class” for all ages.

Game model

  • A team consists of max. 8 players.
  • 2 Field players may be replaced at any time in each game on application to the referee.
  • The goalkeeper may be replaced when play is interrupted.


  • The tournament will be held under the ABC Pool/CUP system.
  • Matches are played with an official referee.
  • Instead of yellow cards, the referee sends off the players for 5 minutes and ultimately for the rest of the game if the offence is repeated.
  • The off-side rule is not used.
  • Sliding tackles are prohibited.
  • Free kicks must be made from a distance of 6.5 m.
  • Each match consists of 2 x 15 min. (5 min. break).
  • The teams are ranked in each pool on points, so the team with the most points is no. 1 and the next-best team is no. 2 etc.
    • If 2 teams are tied, the games they have played together decide the result.
    • If the teams are still tied, the team with the biggest difference between goals scored and the most goals scored, is the winner.
  • Ball: futsal
  • Equipment: regular football shoes with studs and shin pads must be worn.
  • Goal dimensions: 3.00m * 2.00m (handball goals)
  • Fields: Games will be played on artificial grass.
  • The rules of the International Football Federation apply.


  • Bring your own ball to warm-up.
  • Bring 2 sorts of play shirts (preferably numbered).
  • Regular football shoes with plastic studs and shin pads must be worn.

3. Documents




With the support of HoGent