Specifications

FIFA outdoor football test criteria 1 and 2

Property
Ball Size 5
Ball Size 4
Specifications
 
Approved
Inspected
Inspected
Weight 420 - 445 grams 420 - 445 grams 350 - 390 grams ball presure 0.8 bar
Circumference 68.5 - 69.5 cm 68.5 - 69.5 cm 63.5 - 66.0 cm ball presure 0.8 bar

 

FIFA outdoor football test criteria 3 and 4

Property
Ball Size 5
Ball Size 4
Specifications
 
Approved
Inspected
Inspected
Sphericity Max 1.5% Max 2% Max 2% ball presure 0.8 bar (deviation of the measured mean value)
Low pressure Max 20% Max 25% Max 25% ball presure 1.0 bar at the start of the test max loss of air after 3 days (72h)

 

FIFA outdoor football test criteria 5

Property
Ball Size 5
Ball Size 4
Specifications
 
Approved
Inspected
Inspected
Water Absorption average water uptake of the initial weight of the tested balls: 10% max water uptake per ball not to exceed 15% average water uptake of the initial weight of the tested balls: 15% max water uptake per ball not to exceed 20% average water uptake of the initial weight of the tested balls: 15% max water uptake per ball not to exceed 20% ball pressure: 08 bar tank filled with water 2 cm height 250 compressions with constant ball rotation, ball deformation max 25%

 

FIFA outdoor football test criteria 6

Property
Ball Size 5
Ball Size 4
Specifications
 
Approved
Inspected
Inspected

Rebound at 20oC
Rebound at 5oC

120 - 165 cm. min 120 cm max difference between lowest and highest rebound per ball tested: 10 cm 110 - 165 cm. min 110 cm max difference between lowest and highest rebound per ball tested: 10 cm 110 - 160 cm. min 110 cm max difference between lowest and highest rebound per ball tested: 10 cm ball pressure: 0.8 bar each ball being dropped 10 times (on to different panels) from a height of 2 meters onto a steel plate

 

FIFA outdoor football test criteria 7

Property
Ball Size 5
Ball Size 4
Specifications
 
Approved
Inspected
Inspected

Shape and Size Retention Test including change of pressure

  1. increase in circumference
  2. deviation of sphericity
  3. change of pressure

Measure after 2000 kicks seams and air-valve undamaged

max. 1.5 cm

max. 1.5%
max. 0.1 bar

   

ball pressure: 08 bar shooting onto a steel panel at approx 50 km/h

shooting length: 2.50 m

Tests are conducted at room temperature (approx. 20oC) and 65% humidity.
Exception: Rebound measured at 20oC and at 5oC.