Definitions for "Formations"
Either a body of rocks, or stratum, classed as a unit for geologic mapping; or a deposit of calcium carbonate material of various types, shapes and sizes, such as stalactites, or stalagmites.
whenever you hear about game formations, you hear some weird numbers like 4-4-2 or 3-4-3 or something like that. To explain it real simply, the numbers work from the back forward and the keeper is never counted. So, a 4-4-2 is a formation with 4 backs, 4 midfielders, and two forwards along with one keeper
Order of play is decided by the toss of a coin. The ceremony involves thereferee and the two team captains. The winning captain chooses either the right to serve first, or the choice of court ("Serve or Side").