Article 47 Competition area - Regions Cup

Regulations of the UEFA Regions' Cup

Content Type
Competition Regulations
Enforcement Date
1 April 2024

The 11 team officials and seven or nine substitute players indicated on the match sheet in the mini-tournaments or final tournament respectively, i.e. a total of 18 people in the mini-tournaments or 20 in the final tournament, are allowed to sit on the team bench. If the team bench provides fewer than 18 seats in the mini-tournaments or 20 in final tournament, the remaining number of seats must be accommodated behind or to the side of each team bench, with access to the dressing rooms. All the substitutes and the team doctor indicated on the match sheet must be seated on the team bench during the match.


During the match, substitutes are allowed to leave the technical area to warm up in the predefined area confirmed by the referee. In principle, five substitutes per team are allowed to warm up at the same time, however, if space does not permit, the referee may decide to limit the number of substitutes allowed to warm up simultaneously to three per team. The team fitness coach indicated on the match sheet may join the players warming up and is responsible for ensuring that the referee’s instructions are respected.


The use of any electronic communication equipment and/or systems is regulated by the IFAB Laws of the Game and the relevant instructions issued. Under no circumstances may any such systems be used by teams in connection with any kind of refereeing decision or matter.


Smoking is not allowed in the competition area. This includes the use of electronic cigarettes.