Soccer Triangular Cone Goals Training Drill

Triangular Cone Goals

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 6+
Difficulty: Easy-Medium
Time: 15-25 min.
Emphasis: Dribbling, Attacking, Defending

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • grid (25yds x 40yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • pinnies


  • each team defends and attacks one triangular cone goal
  • teams score by dribbling through cone goal
  • if ball goes out of bounce, it is dribbled back in


  • minimum of 2-3 touches
  • add neutral player
  • teams can score on both goals
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • decision making
  • verbal and visual communication
  • change of speed & direction
  • set up defender
  • protect the ball
  • vision
  • close control

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