U5 (2017) Age Group

UpdatedWednesday July 28, 2021 byJoanne Crosbie .

U5 (2017) Age Group

Gender specific - 4 v 4 on a micro-field with coaches on the field.

  • Micro soccer with 4 v 4.
  • U5 play on Channapati Fields as marked.  
  • U5: Game day – 20 minute skills session, followed by (2) 10 minute halves
  • Coach teaches skill
  • Coach on the field during the game, no referees
  • No goalkeeper
  • Practice is optional, encourage skill night

Age group goal – Enjoy the game and have fun


  • Dribbling and running with the ball (both feet)
  • Kicking with the left and right foot
  • Stopping the ball with the foot, thigh, and chest
  • Follow directions
  • Introduce catching and throwing

Coach’s role:  Chief learner and producer of fun