Facts and

statistics

Gothia Cup was held for the first time in 1975. During the years, more than one million players have participated and 149 nations have been represented in the tournament.

1975
First year
1+ million
Participants
149
Nations
Phillipines marching in

Gothia Cup 2019

In 2019 the 45th edition of Gothia Cup were held. 20358 goals were scored and matches were played on 104 pitches.

1686

Teams

75

Nations

4324

Matches

SOME

Fun facts

The best team until now is Tahuichi of 1984. Eight of the players from that team did represent the national team of Bolivia at the World Cup in USA 1994.

Audience
In 2019, 50123 spectators saw the opening ceremony, 21819 spectators saw the finals and 460000 persons visited Heden.
Six nations...
... has participated in all tournaments: Sweden, Germany, Norway, Finland, England and Denmark.
Girl teams since 1975
Already at the very first year girls were welcome to take part in Gothia Cup. Unique for the time but it was a great success. After six years the tournament held five different age classes for girls.
Meatballs
The most popular meal at the schools is meatballs with mashed potatoes. In total, around 255000 meatballs are served.

Most victories

Below the clubs who has won the tournament five times or more since the start in 1975.

IF Brommapojkarna

Sweden

31

AIK

Sweden

13

Hammarby IF

Sweden

11

Tahuichi

Bolivia

10

GAIS

Sweden

10

Pequeninos do Jockey

Brazil

9

Häcken, BK

Sweden

9

KFV Segeberg

Germany

7

Cantolao

Peru

7

V. Frölunda IF

Sweden

6

US Voluntas Brescia

Italy

6

Kampala Kids League

Uganda

6

Hutchison Vale

Scotland

6

Elfsborg, IF

Sweden

6

San Gabriel

Spain

5

Lizzy FC

Ghana

5

Främmestad

Sweden

5

Dallas Texans 

USA

5

10666 gold medals have been awarded over the years

Since the start in 1975, 606 finals have been played.

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