When it all began, no one could have imagined what the Gothia Cup, a small youth tournament, would become. It was 1975, and the concept of a tournament to which teams from abroad would also be invited was not only unique, it would also prove to be extremely successful. Another unique feature from the outset was that girls were involved in their own class.
Gothia Cup is the world’s largest and most international youth football tournament. Each year, around 1700 teams from 80 nations take part and they play 4500 games on 110 fields. In 2007, FIFA named it the “World Youth Cup”
It’s the teams, and participants from around the world that make the tournament unique. A meeting place for the world’s youth, irrespective of religion, skin color or nationality, with football as the common denominator.
Gothia Cup aims to bring its over 40 years’ expertise, know-how and brand in the tournament to China, to share the joy from football with even more people.
Gothia Cup China shall continue to be the world’s leading youth football tournament by offering the best quality on the market in everything we do.