17 Jul Draws for the 2018 – 2019 Season
Joe Micallef welcomed all the represented nurseries at the Palce Hotel in Sliema and expressed the satisfaction that once more all those players and staff participating in the YFA competitions will be covered by an insurance, after last season’s introduction. The Secretary General then gave a brief overview of the changes in the competition rules. The YFA season will start on September 1st and fixtures for the first period will be released in the coming days.
Robert Attard gave an update regarding the FRS registrations, which will only be accepted for players featuring in the U15 and U17 leagues only as from this season, while the rest can register regularly on the green passport. The YFA Vice-President, delved also in the matter of the comet system, which might be introduced from this season, which will only influence the FSR registrations by making them online based instead of the usual paper-based registrations.
Next up was Alex Pace, YFA Officer in charge of Fixtures, who explained in detail the competitions’ formats, participating teams and seedings, before proceeding to the draws, which resulted as per below: –