This year’s edition of Gothia Cup sets new records in both participating teams and participating nations. During the weekend approximately 32500 people arrive to Gothenburg to take part of the tournament. Once again Gothia Cup sets new records. Last year 1570 teams from 74 countries participated in the tournament, this year 1615 teams from 78 nations participate. An already high number grows even larger and about 32500 people are expected to participate this week. - It’s unbelievable. Imagine a whole town moving to Gothenburg during one week to play football. Furthermore, add all the parents and tourists coming to support their children and enjoy the entertainment, says Niclas Andersson, marketing director at Gothia Cup. Last year’s success, Kim Källström Trophy arranged by Sweden national team player Kim Källström, also enlarges. This year 27 teams from 12 nations participate, compared to 21 teams from 7 nations last year. - I’m incredibly proud and happy with the interest and that more teams participate this year. I remember the happiness and excitement of meeting teams from other countries when I played in Gothia Cup many years ago, says Kim Källström. Kim Källström Trophy starts tomorrow, monday, and the finals are played on thursday. The group stage will be played at Heden and the finals at Heden. - I recommend everyone to visit Kviberg to support these children, they deserve that. Also they offer entertaining football and a happiness that spreads to the spectators. It’s important that mentally challenged children can take part of tournaments like Gothia Cup, it’s a way of increasing the respect and understanding for these amazing children, says Kim Källström. Gothia Cup starts at 08.00 tomorrow, then we can enjoy football until saturday when the last finals are played!