Rules

Since this will be the first season for KYFL, there will not be many teams competing as it is a new league, hopefully after a successful first season, more youth football academies will be joining the league.

Under 10 – Under 12

  • 8 teams, each team will be playing against each other once in the league.
  • Top four teams will be in the Gold Cup and bottom four teams will be in Silver Plate, so in total each teams will be playing 9 games, including classification matches.

MEDALS

  • Medals will be given to teams placing 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively in each age group.
  • The league champions of each age group will also receive a trophy.
  • All prizes will be presented at the final round of matches.
  • There will also be individual medal for Top Scorer award for each age group.

PITCH AND FOOTWEAR

  • Playing area is a natural/astroturf pitch. Players may wear studded soccer shoes with plastic studs (metal studded soccer boots are not allowed).
  • Players must wear shin-guards throughout the course of the league.

RED AND YELLOW CARDS

  • Players shown a Red card are sent-off immediately and banned from play for one (1) full match.

MINIMUM NUMBER OF PLAYERS

  • The minimum number of players to start each half varies with age-group.
  • If a team fails to field the minimum number of players a walkover shall be awarded to the opponents with full points and a registered score of 3–0 or the actual score at the time of stopping play, whichever is the higher.
  • Under-10 – minimum players: 6
  • Under-12 – minimum players: 7

TIME ALLOWANCE

  • A maximum of five (5) minutes allowance shall be allowed after the starting whistle by the referee, after which a walkover shall be awarded to the opponents with full points and a registered score of 3-0.

POINTS SYSTEM

  • Win: 3 points
  • Draw: 1 point
  • Loss: 0 points