Gothia Tipselit Trophy (B17) - Gothia Cup

Gothia Trophy (B17) will take place during the Gothia World Youth Cup tournament. Being probably one of the most qualitative age categories in the world, Gothia Cup Invitational will be a very professional tournament with only high quality international youth teams.

Gothia Trophy is an invitational tournament for boys aged 17. 12 Elite teams from Sweden receive 12 international teams in the most prestigious meeting of the year. Gothia Trophy 2019 will be the 11th time the tournament takes place. Teams that have celebrated victory in past editions are Wolverhampton, Elfsborg, GAIS, Santos Laguna, Everton and Right to Dream. The Swedish tactics faces South American samba in the Gothia Tipselit Trophy.

Tournament information

  • Place and date

    Gothenburg, Sweden, July 14–20, 2019

  • Age group

    Boys born 1st January 2002 and later. It is also allowed to use a maximum of two (2) players born 1st January 2001 and later.

  • Number of teams

    There are a total of 24 invited teams, 12 from Sweden (strictly from the Swedish Premier League) and 12 from Europe and the rest of the world.
  • Tournament setup

    The teams are divided into groups of 4. All teams meet in a round robin series. The two best placed teams in each group go to the A finals. The rest of the teams play the B-finals. The four best group winners qualify directly to the quarterfinals, the other group winners and seconds in each group go to eightfinals. In B-finals the four best 3rds go to quarterfinals, the other 3rds and 4ths go to the eightfinals. Eightfinals and quarterfinals are played the same day.

  • Playing period

    2 x 30 minutes.
  • Playing fields

    All games are played at fields in the city centre and are played on astroturf. The final is played on hybrid grass.

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