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Posted On: 10 March 2010 05:53 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:10 pm

Red Bull Double Kick

Khalifa Al Haroon
Khalifa Al Haroon
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On the rhythm of the latest Hip Hop music and songs, the Qatari youth are getting prepared for Red Bull Double Kick, planned to take place on Friday 26 March at the Intercontinental Beach in Qatar, from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM, with the collaboration of Vodafone. Red Bull Double Kick is a one day beach soccer event that involves 96 teams in the tournament. Each team consists of 3 players: 2 on the field and 1 goal keeper. Double the points are gained by scoring a goal with a double kick. The Intercontinental Beach is one of the most popular beach resorts in Qatar, located in West Bay area, close to the city center. Three pitches will be constructed to accommodate the 96 teams during the day of the event. Red Bull Double Kick rules and regulations are defined. Although it is a beach soccer event, it has its own, unique and different style. Each game lasts 10 minutes where a double kick should be scored during this period. No points are given to the team that scores a regular goal. However, one point is awarded if the goal is scored through a double kick. If no double kick is scored during the 10-minute game time then a double kick penalty shoot out will take place without a goal keeper. One player will pass the ball and the other player will shoot the double kick goal. The team that scores the most goals will proceed to the next round. The double kick is considered valid if the player kicks the ball, which should be in the air, either backwards or at a 90 degree angle from the ground (side kick). Red Bull Double Kick opens its doors to all beach soccer lovers to register and have the chance to participate in this unique event. The prize giving ceremony will take be staged right after the event. If you want to participate in this event call 4844852 or 5835590 ILQ NEWS