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Post-match presentation

If the match is a tournament final, there may be a presentation after the final whistle.

The details of such a presentation would naturally vary according to local arrangements, but the table below gives you an idea of a sample running order.

Time
Events
Announcements
Final whistle

Flash interviews carried out (+3mins approximately) on the pitch.

Podium and champions board brought onto the pitch.

Rope and post to be put in position in front of the podium.

Teams, Match Officials, VIPs, and any other participants (such as Player Of The Year), to be guided to side of podium.

Cup and plinth put in place on podium.

Congratulations to both teams and in particular to [match winner].

Please stay with us as in a few minutes, medals will be presented to the finalists and the Match Officials who officiated in the tournament.

Background music faded down when flash interviews start – if interviews are broadcast through PA.

+ 4 mins

Presentation party positioned to the right of the podium as you face it.

Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome to the field, the presentation party...

+ 7 mins

Junior Player of the Year to go on the stand to receive his Trophy.

And now, we will present the Junior Player of the Year Award to (name of winner). Please put your hands together for (name of winner).

+ 8 mins

Junior Player of the Year exits the podium and goes back to his team or stands to side of podium.

+ 9 mins

Match Officials to file from right to left past the presentation party to receive medal.

Now, please welcome, xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx to present the medals to the Match Officials.

+12 mins

Led by their captain the runners up file from right to left past the presentation party to receive medal

Now, please welcome, xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx to present the silver medals to the runners up. Please put your hands together for (name of team).

+15 mins

Team to file from right to left past the presentation party to receive medal. Players to exit stage and file in front of podium facing the podium.

Captain to go up last and then remain on stage.

Please welcome back to the stage, xxxxxxxxxxxxx to present the gold medals to the champions. Please put your hands together for [name of team].

+18 mins

Captain held back to receive trophy.

Ladies and Gentlemen, we will now present the trophy to (name of captain), captain of (name of team).

+20 mins

Photo call behind the Winners Board.

+22 mins

Lap of honour.