penalty box

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penalty box

1. Soccer a rectangular area in front of the goal, within which the goalkeeper may handle the ball and within which a penalty is awarded for a foul by the defending team
2. Ice hockey a bench for players serving time penalties
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We passed the ball well, but unfortunately doing well between the two penalty boxes doesn't count.
Drill 5: Two teams (A and B) play 5 v 2 in an area the size of two penalty boxes with full-size goals.
It is played 7 v 7 (plus 2Ks) with foreshortened goals in the middle of the top boundary of the penalty boxes.