Sweden Soccer Tour Gothia
Sweden Soccer tour Gothia Cup for 10 days. This 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 pitches. 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. As a result the competition provides stars of the future the opportunity to showcase their talent on an international stage. Once again, World Soccer Systems will be there for all the action.
The Opening Ceremonies are excellent and an experience not to be missed. Additionally, the host city of Gothenburg transforms into a giant soccer village with numerous attractions for the 60,000 participants providing a wonderful atmosphere for the soccer enthusiast.
WSS and Sweden Soccer Tour Gothia Cup
WSS has been making our mark at the Gothia Cup over the past 20 years. A few of our teams have even qualified for the later rounds of the competition. This year we hope to achieve our greatest success. World Soccer will compete in the cup and see all the interesting sights of Gothenburg, Sweden for 8 unbelievable days. The number of games is based on the team’s performance, 4 are guaranteed and friendly games are available. Furthermore if selected after Sweden we will board a flight for a brief voyage across the North Sea to England. Once in England, the group will transfer to Royal Holloway College just outside of London. While in England, we will play friendly games and sight-see with your included city pass for 2-5 days. London will amaze you with its many attractions. As always, World Soccer will attend an English Premier League preseason match.
Feel Informed:Feel Safe
All WSS teams have a on site Liaison, coach and assistant coach or chaperone assigned to them while at the Cup . These Guides/coaches have many years of experience and will be available for guidance or any questions you have about the area or tournament. You can feel informed and safe with us.
|July 16 Approximately 2:00 PM|
|July 26 Approximately 6:30 PM.|
WHAT TO BRING
|Comfortable athletic clothing, “See what to Pack” in tour documentation|
|Spending Money Fuel Surcharge Snacks|
Age categories 2020
Tournament offers age dispensations for specific age categories. More information is available upon request. The Swedish FA mandates that 2008 age groups and younger are not allowed to compete in a tournament championship format. So no results are published and there is no playoffs. Instead there will be a second group stage after the initial group stage
Age categories 2021
B 2003 through 2008 11v11
Boys 2008 through 2010 9v9
B 2009 and 2010 7v7
Girls 2003 through 2007 11v11
G 2008 9v9
Girls 2009 and 2010 7v7
Day 1: Departure
Day 1 Fri PM Depart USA bound for Gothenburg, Sweden
Day 2 Sat AM/PM Arrive in Sweden transfer to hotel / Training session/explore Gothenburg
Day 3 Sun AM/PM Friendly Game then free day to explore or Liseberg Amusement Park
Day 4 Mon AM/PM Game Day: Teams play their first cup matches /Gothia Cup Opening Ceremonies
Day 5 Tues AM/PM Second Match / Sight-see Soccer Village Shopping around Magasinsgatan area
Day 6 Wed AM/PM Third round matches begin /Sight-see Gothenburg beaches
Day 7 Thur AM/PM Sightseeing in Gothenburg / Gothenburg Professional game
Day 8 Fri AM/PM Fourth round matches begin /Sight-see Gothenburg beaches
Day 9 Sat AM/PM Cup Finals / Friendly games Universeum science center
Day 10 Sun AM Transfer to Airport for flight home or next destination England-Germany-France
Day 10: Return
- RT Flights
- 9 Nights Accommodations
- Tournaments/Friendly Games/training Sessions
- Local Transportation
- On Site Liaison
- Gothia Cup Card transportation/city pass
- All Meals
- Spending Money
- Fuel Surcharge $0-$250
This choice allows for team building and is a great experience for all team types. Many different teams stay in one school so its a true international experience as teams congregate in common areas and mingle with each other. Teams stay in a large sleeping area such as a school classroom. Each player will get a mattress, a cot, and linens. Each team will have 1-2 coaches or chaperones stay with them. This is a very Popular option.
Many different hotel and star options are available for both player and parents.