Soccer 4 Cone Goal Game Training Drill

4 Cone Goal Game

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 6+
Difficulty: Easy-Medium
Time: 10-20 min.
Emphasis: Dribbling

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • cones to mark off area
  • 4 cone goals (2-4yds)
  • pinnies


  • each team defends and attacks two goals
  • teams score by dribbling through a gate


  • each team defends and attacks two adjacent goals
  • three points for dribbling through a gate and one for passing through it
  • minimum of three touches for the team that has the lead
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • change of direction and speed
  • deception
  • setting up defender
  • vision
  • close control
  • take on players

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