The World Youth Cup

Gothia Cup

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.

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.

July 15-21, 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Gothia Cup 2018


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Gothia Cup goes Middle East

Gothia Cup goes Middle East

Gothia Cup starts a new tournament in the Middle East. The intention is to play the first tournament in Abu Dhabi in 2019.

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Gothia Cup expands to Alingsås

Gothia Cup expands to Alingsås

Starting 2018, Gothia Cup teams will both be accommodated and play their games in Alingsås. Mjörnvallen, with its proximity to the lake Mjörn, will be the main playing field.

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Record breaking interest when registration for Gothia Cup 2018 opened

Record breaking interest when registration for Gothia Cup 2018 opened

The interest for Gothia Cup 2018 was massive when registration opened on Monday. The category for local teams filled up within 53 minutes, so teams who apply from here on will be put on a wait list.

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A meetingplace for the youths of the world!

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...

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Celebrate The Game

A fair play project

Celebrate the Game is a Fair Play project that Gothia Cup runs to create a better environment for everyone both on and off the playing fields. The project consists of several parts with different focus areas and will gradually expand.

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The Gothia Cup Aftermovie

This aftermovie sums up all the wonderful memories and moments that we together created during Gothia Cup in 2017.

What we do

Our main events

We believe that it is important to make a tournament a lifelong memory. With moments for everyone – moments of harmony and fellowship - moments where everyone comes togehter.

Opening Ceremony

The atmosphere surrounding the opening of the Gothia Cup is electric, enough to make you shiver with excitement. It’s a memory you’ll remember and smile at for the rest of your life.

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Leaders Party

What would Gothia Cup be without all our fantastic leaders that give so much of their time to their young people. Gothia Leaders Party should be a reward for all that hard work. Enjoy a colorful evening of wining, dining and entertainment among a couple of thousand other leaders from all over the world.

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The Finals

After one week of fighting it’s finaly time for the finals. In front of 25.000 spectators, 14 teams will become champions.

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The Gothia App

Best way to follow the tournament

Gothia Cup has perhaps the market ‘s most advanced and easy to use result and game schedule system. Full schedule and all results are available both on our website and in our apps for Android , iPhone and iPad. In addition, all the goals from all the games are reported live.

Live results

All games are reported live

Live streaming

Over 1300 games are stream live. For free

Schedule and results

Results, schedule, maps and more

News and information

Latest news and all the information you need
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