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NEW Lower Island Soccer Association adopts the following Long-Term Athlete Player Development recommendations as they apply to Small Sided Games.  This aligns with BC Soccer’s Small Sided Games Manual.

Age GroupPlaying NumbersPlaying TimeBall Size
U63 vs 3 (no goalkeeper)2 X 20 Minutes3 or 4
U7/U84 vs 42 X 20 Minutes3 or 4
U9/106 vs 62 X 25 Minutes3 or 4
U11/128 vs 82 X 30 Minutes4
U138 vs 82 X 35 Minutes4

Field Dimensions

Age GroupWidthLength
U6min 18m max 22mmin 25m max 30m
U7/U8min 20m max 25mmin 30m max 36m
U9/U10min 30m max 36mmin 40m max 55m
U11/U12/13min 42m max 55mmin 60m max 75m

The LISA District Head Coach suggest the following formations for Super-8 play.

  1. LISA-SSG 2-3-2 Formation
  2. LISA-SSG 2-4-1 Formation
  3. LISA-SSG 2-4-1 Formation diamond
  4. LISA-SSG 3-2-2 Formation

The LISA District Head Coach suggest the following roster sizes for optimal playing time conditions.

U6 – Maximum 6
U7/U8 – Maximum 8
U9/U10 – Ideal 8, Maximum 10
U11/U12/13 – Ideal 11, Maximum 14