Do you know your posts from your sticks? Your balls from your eggs? This short quiz will test your knowledge of futsal language and hopefully teach a thing or two!
If you want to learn some more futsal language for English, french or many others – click the link below. It’s a document being used by futsal coaches all over the world as we aim to improve futsal language.
If you want to contribute, ask to join using the link above and see the instructions inside. The aim is to unify terms used in futsal, which especially in English is very underdeveloped.
Futsal Language quiz
Need to touch up on your English!!
#1. In English, which word is not used to describe the most defensive player
#2. What's the name of the item a substitute has to wear on the bench?
#3. Which term is not used to describe the playing area?
#4. When a team defends high up the court, what's it called?
#5. Which phrase is used to describe a move from a corner?
#6. Two man plays, or 2vs2 plays are fundamental to futsal. Which is not a two man play?
#7. How do you say this score? 4-0
#8. How do you NOT. say this score? 2-2
#9. When a team that is losing 2-0, wins 2-3, what is it called?
#10. Where is the penalty taken from?
#11. Which is not a way to describe the post furthest from the ball?
#12. When a team plays without a specialist goalkeeper, what is the player wearing the goalkeeper jersey called?
We’ll be launching a new quiz every week, usually on a Monday with different themes all around futsal. Share your results and tag us for a shout out on social media!
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