Teams

Teams participating in the MAP Games

These range from youth, ladies and senior men soccer as well as netball.

Youth Teams

Under 13, Under 15, Under 17 and Under 20

Football Juniors – MAP Games have 5 junior divisions under 11, under 13, under 15, under 17 and under 20. This project has over 800 kids competing to be crowned the MAP Games champions in their respective age group. This division is so popular amongst the youth that they have dubbed it “iWorld Cup” There are 16 teams per division with the eventual winners of each age group winning a floating trophy, medals, grocery voucher, bursaries and a leadership and mentorship camp for the winners of the under 13 and under 15 divisions.

Ladies Teams

Ages range from under 17

Football Ladies MAP Games remains the only tournament which has a fully run ladies department. The ladies division has two age categories under 17 and the open category. There are 16 teams per division with the eventual winners of each age group winning a floating trophy, medals, grocery voucher, bursaries and a monetary compensation for the senior ladies.

 

Sports Definitions

 

Youth Soccer

The aim of any youth soccer activity is to ultimately improve the football experience of those wishing to play the game.

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Netball

Netball is a ball sport played by two teams of seven players. Its development, derived from early versions of basketball, began in England in the 1890's and is played all over the world today.

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Senior Men

Here the aim is to build the skills and capacities of the individuals playing in this league with the objective of football experience

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Ladies League

Women's football or women's soccer, is the most prominent team sport played by women around the globe. It is played at the professional level in numerous countries throughout the world.

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Youth Leagues

 

 

Youth leagues are built into a club competition rather than an individual club.  The purpose of these leagues is to give young players experience in proper competition against other players that they will most likely end up playing with or against.

 

Football

 

 

Football is the world's most popular sport, though the name of the sport is not universal. It is also known as soccer in the USA, Canada and elsewhere, and in other languages, you may find it referred to as futbol, bollfoer, calcio, fussball, labdarugó, podosfairiki and voetbal.

 

Soccer Rules

 

 

The official soccer rules are called the "Laws of the Game" and are revised annually and published by FIFA, which is the world soccer governing body. Youth organisations usually adjust the rules to fit children. For instance field sizes, ball sizes, length of games & rules vary by age group. 

 

Interested in Corporate Sponsorship?

With thousands of spectators attending these events, the MAP Games present a wonderful opportunity for your company to promote its products and positon its brand in the mass market.  This is an excellent opportunity for any public or private entity to associate itself with a tried and tested brand.