The Tournament

The TOURNAMENT

Itinerary

 

FACILITIES – JA SPORTS CENTER

 

The JA Sports Centre is a purpose built training facility designed by professionals for professionals. The Centre consists of four fully floodlit international sized football pitches, one artificial floodlit FIFA 2 star and IRB certified football pitch, five natural grass cricket nets and 2 artificial grass cricket nets.

These pitches provide the best playing surface in Dubai and regularly hosts top European Football Clubs and International Teams. It also offers an impressive selection of training equipment, treatment rooms and private changing facilities.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION – JA RESORTS & HOTELS

 

International teams will be housed at one of JA’s Hotel’s or Resorts. All of JA’s properties include access to swimming pools, fitness centres and spas. Guests have full access to the private beach and can avail of onsite activities including the JA Equestrian Centre, Marina and more. The hotels can be viewed at jaresortshotels.com and teams will be assigned based on hotel availability.


TOURNAMENT FORMAT

 

4 Age Groups – 32 Teams

U12 (Born Jan 2010 onwards)
U14 (Born Jan 2008 onwards) Showcase
U16 (Born Jan 2006 onwards)
U18 (Born Jan 2004 onwards)All age groups will have 4 teams from the UAE and 4 international teams– Teams play 2 games on all 3 match days (6 matches in total)
– U12 will be 9-v-9 and play 30 mins straight
– U14 will be 11-v-11 and play 30 mins straight
– U16 / U18 will be 11-v-11 and play 20 mins per half with a 5min break
– Group winners and runners-up will progress to the Mina Cup / Trophy side of the draw
– The 3rd & 4th placed teams will compete in the Shield / Jug side of the draw
– Match Day 2 will see the knock-out commence after the third group game determines teams’ paths
– Match Day 3 will see the winners crowned and every team will be positioned 1-8 for each age group

REGULATIONS

 

Please view our full regulations by clicking on the button.

Schedule

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