Champions Cup

Here at DB Sports Tours, we are proud to announce details for the 7th edition of the Champions Cup coming to you in 2018, being held at Oriel Park – home of Dundalk FC on Wednesday the 27th of December. The Champions Cup is at the cornerstone of our work here at DB Sports Tours and has been said the competition is now heading for its 7th edition. With each new edition the tournament has been refined and improved upon, in order for all participants to gain as much as possible from taking part. The Champions Cup looks to bring the very best of all of Ireland’s elite youth footballers together. The SFAI’s (Schoolboys Football Association of Ireland) best take on their Northern Ireland counterparts in the best of NIFBA (Northern Ireland Boy Football Association). 2017 will see 2 new age groups at Under 14s & U15s girls competing to become the Champions of Ireland

The competition hosts matches at Six separate age groups: (under-14 & under-15 Girls, under-13, under-14, under-15, and under-16 Boys). The boys age groups represent a match between the very best from both the SFAI and NIFBA. The game will be 30 minutes a half at all ages, with 5 minute break in between each half. If the games finish a draw there will be no extra time the games will go straight to penalties. While the girls section will see a selection of girls from the IFA development squads face off against the winners of the Metropolitan Girls League

Previous Winners:
St. Joseph’s Boys (Ireland) St. Kevin’s Boys (Ireland) Linfield FC (Northern Ireland) Crusaders FC (Northern Ireland) & Many More

This Years Event will take place on : 27th of Dec 2017

Under 14s (2004) Girls Section – Kilmore Celtic (Republic of Ireland) vs IFA Development Squad (Northern Ireland)

Under 15s (2003) Girls Section – Shelbourne FC (Republic of Ireland) vs IFA Development Squad (Northern Ireland)

Under 13s (2005) Boys Section – St. Kevin’s Boys FC (Republic of Ireland) vs. Linfield FC (Northern Ireland)

Under 14s (2004) Boys Section – St. Kevins Boys FC (Republic of Ireland) vs Glentoran FC (Northern Ireland)

Under 15s (2003) Boys Section – St. Kevins Boys FC (Republic of Ireland) vs Linfield FC (Northern Ireland)

Under 16s (2002) Boys Section – College Corinthians (Republic of Ireland) vs Linfield FC (Northern Ireland)

We see this competition as vitally important for the development of the Irish youth soccer players of today, providing them with a unique platform to prosper and develop as players. DB Sports commemorative medals for all participating in the Tournament. Through months preparation we believe this will be the best edition of the competition yet.

Football Tour Information

Accommodation: 3* Hotel ot better

Days: 1

Who: Boys and Girls

Transport: N/A

Coordinator: Entire duration of the tour

Tour Venue: Oriel Park – Home of Dundalk FC

Match Tickets: N/A