Of the International Football Tournament
Evima Cup Bansko 2016
- 1. Goals and purposes
The international tournament “Evima Cup Bansko2016” (hereafter - the Tournament) aims at developing and making popular the mass football. The goals of the Tournament are as follows:
A) Develop the FIFA Grassroots program.
B) Develop and make popular the football for children and teenagers.
C) Increase the level of mastership of the young football players.
D) Build partnership between the football clubs, academies and National Associations of the different countries.
E) Promote the values of inter-cultural tolerance.
- 2. Location, time, application
The Tournament will take place on the artificial grass football field of Belvedere Holiday Club in Bansko (Bulgaria).
It is scheduled for the time from April 1st to April 10th,2016 and will be divided into two parts:
01-06.04.2016 – for age groups 2004 and 2005 (April 1st – arrival day, April 6th – departure day)
06-10.04.2016 – for age groups 2006 and 2007 (April 6th - arrival day, April 10th - departure day)
Only sportsmen born between 2004 and 2007 are allowed to participate in the Tournament.
The final list of the participants in each Tournament series will be specified after the attendance campaign finished. The deadline is March 10th, 2016.
- 3. Organizer
The whole Tournament is organized and managed by «Evima Football Consulting» www.evimafootball.com which is represented by its manager Evgeni Marinov who is also licensed FIFA Match Agent.
A panel of referees will be in charge of the matches themselves.
The Tournament is agreed with the Football Association of Turkey.
- 4. Participants
The teams will receive permit to participate in the Tournament if they meet the requirements and send a request respectively.
The teams from following age groups are allowed to participate:
Teams of players born in 2004 and younger;
Teams of players born in 2005 and younger;
Teams of players born in 2006 and younger;
Teams of players born in 2007 and younger;
Each team is allowed to register as participants not more than 25 football players. All participating in the tournament players can be listed in the match report.
The managers of the clubs, teams, delegations, as well as the coaches and football players taking part in the Tournament must observe the current Regulations showing a high level of discipline, respect towards the organizers, the rival teams, the referees’ panel and the spectators according to the rules of «Fair play».
- 5. Competition terms
The matches within the Tournament will observe the «Rules of the game», defined by the International Football Associations’ Federation (FIFA) and the current Regulations. The competition system in each group will be determined after the attendance campaign finishes.
The following set of rules is recommended:
Table № 1
|Age||Duration of the game||Teams, people||Field size
|Ball size, weight|
|born in 2004||2 х 20'+ a 5'break||(8+1) х (8+1)||50х70||2х5||№ 4 (max. 390gr.)|
|born in 2005||2 х 20'+ a 5'break||(6+1) х (6+1)||40х60||2х5||№ 4 (max. 390gr.)|
|born in 2006||2 х 20'+ a 5'break||(6+1) х (6+1)||30х50||2х3||№ 4 (max. 390gr.)|
|born in 2007||2 х 20'+ a 5'break||(6+1) х (6+1)||30х50||2х3||№ 4 (max. 390gr.)|
Table № 2
|Age||Penalty||Offside||substitutions||Fouling||Number of referees|
|born in 2004||9 meters||Determined||With reverse, «flying»||Leaving with the right of substitution||1|
|born in 2005||7 meters||Not determined||With reverse, «flying»||Leaving with the right of substitution||1|
|born in 2006||7 meters||Not determined||With reverse, «flying»||Leaving with the right of substitution||1|
|born in 2007||7 meters||Not determined||With reverse, «flying»||Leaving with the right of substitution||1|
The teams are placed according to the amount of points gathered at all stages. The system for scoring is: 3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss. At the eliminating stage, a series of five 11 and 9-meter penalty shoot-outs will be performed (until the first miss) in order to determine the winner in a case of a draw within the regular time of the game.
If two or more teams gather equal amount of points, the places will be determined:
- acct the greatest number of wins in all games of the group;
- acct the result from a game ranked downgrade а) number of points; b) number of wins; c) the difference between the goals scored and missed;
- acct the best goal difference in all games in the group;
- acct the greatest number of goals scored in all games in the group;
- acct the smallest number of missed goals in all games in the group;
- acct the smallest number of fouling scores, accumulated for violating the Rules of the game (yellow card -1 point, red card - 5 points) in all games in the group;
- if two teams have equal points, the winner will be designated in a special series of penalty kicks (3 penalties, then - until the first miss).
- if quarterfinal, semifinal and final matches finish with draw in regular time the winner will be determined with a series of five penalty kicks in each goal. In case of a new draw one penalty kick will be performed from each opponent until the first miss.
Violation of the rules: the cautions (yellow cards), received during the course of the Tournament are summed up. A player with 3 yellow cards misses one game. A player, kicked off for two cautions or sent off has the right to participate in the next game of his team unless he gross violates the Rules of the game; in this case the Main referee of the Tournament will take a decision.
If a player is not listed acct the rules, disqualified or not listed in the match report, his team will be given a loss with the score of 0-3 for rules breach. If a team has listed a player older than the required age, the team will be taken out of the Tournament and all its scores will be annulled.
The official representatives of the participating teams are obliged, 10 minutes prior to the game, fill in the names of the players with the corresponding numbers of their sport suit in the report. The host team fills in first the request form.
In accordance with the FIFA recommendations all players are obliged to play with protective planks.
During all stages of the Tournament, regulated herein, the participating teams must have two different sport suits. If two teams have suits in the same color, the guest team is obliged to change its one.
- 6. Refereeing
Referees will observe the Rules of the game and the requirements of the current Regulations in their work.
Ten minutes after the game completes, the referee is obliged to fill in the match report, sign it in the presence of both teams’ representatives (head coach or assistant).
In case of having hot weather the head referee of the Tournament must give additional breaks (of not more than 2 minutes) in the middle of each halftime so that the players can freshen themselves.
The heads of the delegations as well as the coaches and players taking part in the Tournament must observe the current Regulations, showing a high level of discipline, as well as respect towards the organizers, opponents, referees, spectators.
The heads of the delegations bear full responsibility for the medical state of the participating players in the Tournament, their lives and health from the time of arrival until the time of departure.
8. Content and form of the required documents
The players are allowed to participate in the Tournament after the following documentation is submitted to the referees:
- Standard request from the regional federation of football which includes the name and the time of the Tournament; the name of the team together with the city; full name of the football player, date of birth, series/number of the birth certificate, N of the school, doctor’s visa (for each player listed). The request should be signed and sealed by the head of the club/academy and the medical-physical institution.
- The foreign passport of each listed player;
- Insurance policy against accidents, life and health insurance for each player for the tournament period.
The head of the club/academy as well as the medical physical institution bear responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided in the application.
If a team fails to observe the above-mentioned rules for the application documents it will be taken off the Tournament. The decision will be taken by the Main referee.
9. Financial conditions
In order to develop youth football the respective football organizations send their teams to competitions on their own account. They take the expenses for transport, food, accommodation and insurance of the football players and official representatives of the delegations.
The prices for accommodation and food per person a day are as follows:
- 145 EUR FB for the period 01 - 06.04.2016 (6 days; 5 nights)
- 115 EUR FB for the period 06 - 10.04.2016 (5 days; 4 nights)
The tournament fee is 60 EUR per team.
10. Award ceremony
The winners, incl. the players with individual prizes will be awarded with cups and medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, the participating teams - with memory prizes.
The awardees of the Tournament in the categories «best goalkeeper», «best defender», «best midfielder», «best forward» will be designated according to the results of a survey amongst the coaches of the participating teams and representatives of the referee panel.
11. Final clauses
Issues that are not discussed in the current Regulations will be subject to discussion between «Evima Football Consulting» and the head referee of the Tournament.