How to Abandon Match (App)

Coaches and ManagersReferees

There may be an occasion where a referee needs to abandon a match ie bad lighting, storm etc

The referee has the ability to mark a match as abandoned via the “Abandon Match” function in the Dribl App.

This can be found in the Post Game options – under the Complete match sheet option.

** Note – This is for use by Match officials only if there is a need to abandon a match.


  1. Tn the match sheet tap on Abandon Match
  2. A message will appear prompting you to write an incident report. Tap on the Plus symbol to begin.
  3. Add a comment. This is where you need to write your report. Your report should include:
    • When the incident happened (what minute)
    • Which players (team and number) were involved in the incident
    • Where on the field the incident occurred
    • Describe what you saw happen (clearly and concisely)
    • Describe what actions you took after the incident
  4. Tap Abandon Match

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