ball control

ball control

n. Sports
An offensive strategy, as in football, in which a team tries to keep possession of the ball as long as possible so as to limit the opposition's chances to score.
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He is said to be technically excellent, as well as quick with good ball control and dribbling ability, and an eye for goal, and can play on either flank.
The Chester Quarterback Club will host its annual Meat Wheel fundraiser March 17 -- this year to help CHS purchase a piece of equipment for the CHS practice field designed to help players improve ball control and their blocking skills.
Club coach Frank Ouna said the forward is gaining confidence in his sleek finishes and ball control, albeit young and new to the Kenyan Premier League.
Once out on the grass the 33-year-old kick-started his short session with a jog around the perimeter of the pitch, before working on his ball control.
Cordova had magnificent ball control, particularly after receiving the ball from Adalberto Penaranda Maestre inside Mexico's penalty area.
There were times when his ball control against West Ham on Sunday resembled a kitten playing with a ping pong ball, while his appalling attempt at a rabona made Match of the Day 2's blooper section at the end of Sunday night's show.
It was the second session in which Young Bana Marri fully dominated the proceedings and after getting ball control first tied the tally 1-1 when right wigner Ayaz slammed in a beautiful goal on the field attempt.
* CB axial clearance for enhanced ball control and reduced heat generation
Tenders are invited for supply of ball control valve.
* Excellent ball control can win you valuable time on the ball.
The body of the book discusses warmup, stretching, ball control, and stroke technique, followed by specific types of shots including serve, return, volley, dink, lob, overhead smash, and drop shot.