Translation of kickoff in Spanish:

kickoff

saque inicial, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɪkɑf//ˈkɪkɒf/

noun

  • 1

    Sport
    saque inicial masculine
    puntapié inicial masculine
    patada de inicio feminine
    what time is the kickoff? ¿a qué hora empieza el partido?
    • All players are asked to be on the field 20 minutes before kick-off of their matches.
    • She was presenting the match ball before kick-off and as club captain I had my photo taken with her to help promote the evening.
    • We had some rain before kick-off and the players are taking full advantage.
    • The side losing the toss has the kick-off from the centre point between the goals.
    • The match kick-off had to be put back 20 minutes while another coach arrived to take the players to the ground.
  • 2informal

    (start)
    puesta en marcha feminine
    for a kickoff para empezar
    • We want to raise a million quid, and it's an impressively strong line-up for the kick-off event.
    • The Strawberry Board of Directors say its been a hectic week getting everything set up for the kick-off of the festival.