Beach Soccer game to be added in next year’s SEA Games

The ASEAN Football Federation stated that a Beach Soccer game would be added as a new feature in the South-East Asian (SEA) Games that will be held in 2022 in Viet Nam.
“The game will be even more exciting with the inclusion of both Futsal and Beach Soccer alongside Football for the biennial multi-sports championship next year. Beach Soccer will only be making its debut at the SEA Games in 2021.” said an official from AFF.
Officials said that the SEA Games 2021 would be held next year depending on the COVID-19 condition, and the detailed fixture for the Beach Soccer game will be released later.
Beach soccer, also known as beach football or sand football, is a game played on a beach or a smooth ground filled with a large amount of sand.
Each beach soccer team consist of five players, including the goalkeeper. A game lasts thirty-six minutes, and it has split up into three twelve-minute periods.
The 31st SEA Games has been postponed to next year due to the global third-wave outbreak of the pandemic. — GNLM

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