About the Gothia Cup

The Gothia Cup is a youth football tournament for boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 19 years, held in the Swedish city of Gothenburg. The event aims to create a place for young people to meet, regardless of gender, social background, culture, skin color or religion. SKF is a proud partner of the event.

The Gothia Cup is not only Sweden’s biggest annual event, it is also the world’s largest youth football tournament. In 2012, an all-time high of 37,200 players from 1625 teams and 80 nationalities participated in this tournament, held in Gothenburg, Sweden.

In addition, it also remains the most international tournament in the world, with more than a half of participating teams coming from abroad. Since its inception in 1975, millions of players from 137 nations have been represented in Gothenburg.

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