LAWS OF THE GAME

All FIFA Futsal Laws of the game will be strictly enforced with the following exceptions:

  • EXCEPTION 1: Field players are allowed to return the ball to the goal keeper without crossing the middle of the field.
  • EXCEPTION 2: For safety reasons, slide tackling is not allowed. Any attempt at a slide tackle will be penalized and the opposing team will be awarded an indirect kick.
  • EXCEPTION 3: Any outdoor club team can share two players between two futsal teams during the regular season. These two players must be committed to one team prior to start of the playoffs.
  • EXCEPTION 4: Due to limited space outside the pitch (playing area) the kick-in rules will be loosely enforced. Only gross infringements will be penalized.