About the Gothia Cup
The 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 are played 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!