The Gothia Cup

About the Gothia Cup


The Gothia CupThe Gothia Cup has grown massively throughout the years since the first tournament in 1975. Each year, around 1,700 teams from 80 different nations take part in the international soccer tournament and play over 4,500 games on over 100 pitches throughout Gothenburg.


The opening ceremony of the Gothia Cup at Ullevi Stadium attracts over 50,000 spectators and international soccer participants. Over 1,100 people volunteer every year in order to make this tournament truly special for all of the participants. After all, it isn’t nicknamed the youth world cup for nothing! First-class international soccer competition and on world class soccer fields is only part are only part of what the Gothia Cup has to offer.


Located on the beautiful western coast of Sweden, Gothenburg has all the excitement of a major seaport city, including fine beaches, water sports, boat trips, shopping and dining, making it a great travel destination for youth soccer teams.


Book your Gothia Cup tournament package today to guarantee your team an experience of a lifetime!

Our Gothia Cup Package:

What is Included

  •  3* Hotel Accommodation or equivalent in Gothenburg (6 Nights)
  • Breakfast each morning in the hotel
  • Return airport transfers (Sweden)
  • Leaders Party Entrance (2 leaders per team)
  • Gothia Card* – Tournament Transfers on Public Gothic Line (Trains, Buses, Trams Etc)
  • Evening activities

Optional Extras

  • Bowling and other fun activities
  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Excursions and sightseeing around Gothenburg
  • Return Air Transfers (Flights)*
  • Upgraded hotel subject to time of booking
  • Extended stay

*The Gothia Card is your ticket to the tournament. It is your passage of entry to the opening Ceremony, the Gothia Cup Finals, Transportation on trams, buses and Gothia Line for the duration of your stay. Many additional other offers and discounts will be available during the tournament.

**Flights are not included**

***Other Packages Available***

Gothia Cup – Tournament Age Categories: (2022)

Boys Tournament Section

B18 – Boys born 1/1-04 or later (11-a-side)
B17 – Boys born 1/1-05 or later (11-a-side)
B16 – Boys born 1/1-06 or later (11-a-side)
B15 – Boys born 1/1-07 or later (11-a-side)
B14 – Boys born 1/1-07 or later (11-a-side)
B14B – Boys born 1/1-08 or later (9-a-side)*
B13 – Boys born 1/1-09 or later (9-a-side)
B12 – Boys born 1/1-10 or later (7-a-side)**
B11 – Boys born 1/1-11 or later (7-a-side)**

Girls Tournament Section

G18 – Girls born 1/1-04 or later (11-a-side)
G17 – Girls born 1/1-05 or later (11-a-side)
G16 – Girls born 1/1-06 or later (11-a-side)
G15 – Girls born 1/1-07 or later (11-a-side)
G14 – Girls born 1/1-07 or later (11-a-side)
G14B – Girls born 1/1-08 or later (9-a-side)*
G13 – Girls born 1/1-09 or later (9-a-side)
G12 – Girls born 1/1-10 or later (7-a-side)**
G11 – Girls born 1/1-11 or later (7-a-side)**

* The age category plays 9-a-side. Gothia Cup organisers reserve the right to cancel this category no later than April 1st if less than 20 teams are registered.


** In girls and boys 11 and 12 no results are published and there is no play off. Instead there will be a second group stage.


Contact Us today to learn more about attending the Gothia Cup 2022 with your team.

Gothia Cup Tournament Information

Accommodation: 3 or 4 Hotel or option of School Accommodation

When: July 17th – 23rd July 2022

Days: 7

Who: For boys and girls

Transport: During the full stay of The Gothia Cup (Private Airport Transfers & Gothia Line)

Coordinator: Available on request

Tour Venue: Gothenburg and surrounding areas

Match Tickets: We offer all kinds of tickets (upon request)

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