The World Youth Cup - Gothia Cup

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Youth 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 matches on 110 pitches.

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January 3-8, 2023 • Cancun - Mexico

Are you ready for something new?

Welcome to the first edition of Gothia Cup in Cancun, Mexico. An international youth football tournament for girls and boys 11-16 years old. 

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We feel very proud to be able to give the best support to our teams. In our help center you will find important information about the tournament and answers to the most frequently asked questions. If you cannot find the answer you are looking for, you are welcome to contact us.


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 together.

Opening Ceremony
The atmosphere surrounding the opening ceremony 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
The Leaders Party is our way to say thank you to all the leaders who gives a lot of their time to their players. This evening we will give you something special. Great food, a fantastic show and great company. This will be an evening you'll never forget. You deserve it!
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The Finals
After one week of matches it’s finally time for the finals. Of the 1600 teams participating only 14 teams will become champions.
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Our centers
Heden and Kviberg is our largest field areas in terms of number of pitches and audience. In addition to great international football you will aslo find our event areas where our partners organize fun activities and competitions throughout the week.
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Gothia Cup is a unique place in the world, it is a magical country for players, leaders and dreamers. I am one of the dreamers. Every time I travel there I get tears in my eyes. I am happy there and I share Gothia Cups values. Gothia Cup has changed my life.

Igor Aslanov
Igor Aslanov

I am proud to be part of the huge Gothia Cup Family. The tournament is part of my life. It is amazing to see how Gothia has grown and I am so fortunate year after year to get to spend time with the young people whose lives are changed through this incredible experience. I love Gothia Cup!

Patricia Espinosa

Gothia Cup 2022

In 2022 the 46th edition of Gothia Cup were held. 18909 goals were scored and matches were played on 102 pitches.







The Gothia Cup Aftermovie

This aftermovie sums up all the wonderful memories and moments we created together during Gothia Cup 2022.

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