Tournament Rules

The Atlantic Cup 2019 will be a ‘Round Robin’ tournament consisting of two games for each team in a league table format. The winner of the tournament will be determined by the team that accumulates the most point across their two fixtures.

The following points system shall apply for tournament: 

3 points for a win
1 point for a draw
1 point for a penalty shootout win
0 points for a defeat

If the game is a draw after 90 minutes, the game will be decided by a penalty shootout. The winner of the penalty shootout will win 1 extra point.

If two or more teams finish equal on points, the following criteria shall apply to determine their rankings:

  1. Better goal difference
  2. Greater number of goals scored
  3. Fewest goals conceded

If all of the above is the same, ranking will be determined by toss of a coin.