Goal Information Guide

Click a link below to find answers to frequently asked questions:


Goal Measurements

All Samba goal sizes are measured taking the INTERNAL goal frame dimension. To calculate the full width and height that the goal will occupy you need to ensure you account for the post sizes. Our tubing size is 68mm diameter (2.5 inch).

Example below:


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How to tell if you have a Samba MATCH goal or TRAINING goal?

The MATCH goals would have the following features:

The TRAINING goals would have the following features:


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Locking or non locking frame?

The Samba locking system is a simplistic but effective securing mechanism made up of a button and hole system that locks all of the goal parts together. This ensures that none of the parts come adrift when moving the posts from one position to another. 

The Samba non locking system is where all the parts just sleve together. The non locking system is great for when goals have to be assembled and disassembled on a regular basis.

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What is a Samba FUN Goal?

The Samba Fun Goals have been designed for garden or training use and are made from recycled uPVC. Whilst this offers a cost saving it does not compromise on quality and is just as strong as the original Samba goals. As a result the goal frame is not quite as bright white as the other Samba goals.

What size goal do I need?

Take a look at our infographic here to see the current FA recommendations on goal sizes.

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