The Gothia Cup is the biggest youth football tournament in the world, held annually in Gothenburg, Sweden. Competing youth teams throughout the world enter the competition.
Spanning one week Gothia Cup is a youth football tournament held annually in Gothenburg, Sweden, open for both boys and girls of ages 11 to 19 years. With regards to the number of participants, it is the world’s largest football tournament: in 2011, a total of 35,200 players from 1567 teams and 72 nations participated. Gothia Cup started in 1975 with 275 participating teams. In July each year, the event becomes the dominant event in Gothenburg, with (as of 2006) 4,320 games played on 91 fields, and 300,000 visitors to the centre on Heden.
FC Bangkok has been involved in this tournament for four years and where the first international football school from Thailand to be involved. We have finished as ¼ finalists n three age groups.