The Helsinki Cup
is an international youth football
tournament, held each year in Helsinki
during June/July. It was held for the first time in 1976.
Helsinki Cup 2008
The 33rd Helsinki Cup 2008
International Youth Football Tournament will be from 6 to 12 July 2008. Participants in the competition are expected from around 20 different countries such as Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, England, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Mexico, Namibia, the Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Spain, Tanzania, Turkey, Ukraine, USA and of course from all the Nordic countries. There will be sixteen classes in thetournament, eight for the boys and eight for the girls. A total of some 850 teams is expected to take part in the tournament.
- Boys : A-19, B-17, C-15, C-14, D-13, D-12, E-11, F-10.
- Girls: TA-19, TB-17, TC-15, TC-14, TD-13, TD-12, TE-11, TF-10
- Helsinki Cup 2010 will take place from 11 to 17 July 2010.
- Helsinki Cup 2011 will take place from 10 to 16 July 2011.