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How to Play

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1. There are 48 stage one (round robin) games involving 32 teams.
2. The top 16 teams then play off in a knockout basis (8 games).
3. Quarter Finals (4 games)
4. Semi Finals (2 games)
5. 3rd v 4th plaoff (1game)
6. Final (1 game)
7. That's a total of 64 games.
8. Each winning team selected will score 5 points.
9. Each winning team and their exact margin scores a bonus 3 points ie. by 1-2 goals or by +2 (more than 2) goals.
10. Pick a draw is worth 8 points (games in knockout rounds are scored on 90
minute scoreline only-not extra time)
11. There will be bonus points up for grabs as follows:
Pick the GROUP winner, 10 points
Pick the FINAL winner, 10 points
 
Pick the GROUP winner and FINAL winner must be submitted before the start of the first game.
 

Due to the schedule of the tournament, deadline for picks will be as follows:

Deadline for Picks

Stage

Games

Games played (NZ time)

Closed

First Round

1-20

10-16 June 2006

11.59pm Fri 9 June 2006

Pick the Group Winner

 

 

11.59pm Fri 9 June 2006

Pick the Final Winner

 

 

11.59pm Fri 16 June 2006

First Round

21-48

17-24 June 2006

11.59pm Sat 24 June 2006

Last 16

49-56

25-28 June 2006

11.59pm Fri 30 June 2006

Quarter Finals

57-60

1-2 July 2006

11.59pm Tue 4 July 2006

Semi Finals

61-62

 5 7 6 July 2006

11.59pm Fri 7 July 2006

3rd/4th & Final

63-64

 9 & 10 July 2006

You will get regular reminders!!

Forget to make your picks:
You wil be given the first named team, 1-2 goal win!