The World Schools Football Cup Returns to Barcelona This Weekend
The World Schools Football Cup makes its anticipated return to Barcelona this weekend as 62 teams spanning 22 countries and four continents will begin their quest to become world champions.
With a worldwide audience watching, this football experience will showcase U11 – U17 Boys, and U13, U15 & Open Girls. Hosted at the impressive Mediterranean Sports Village for the third time, which includes eight FIFA grade pitches. The tournament promises a remarkable display of emerging talent on young football stars.
Gathering of pupils from Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America encourages cultural exchange and teamwork while providing international exposure to these fine athletes.
You can view all the latest pictures of the event by visiting our media page here over the weekend.
The full list of schools participating in the exciting three-day youth international experience can be found below:
List of Attending Teams:
|Morna International College Ibiza||Spain|
|Socrates Educa Internacional School – Salou||Spain|
|Swans International School||Spain|
|Renfrew High School||Scotland|
|Beths Grammar School||England|
|Everton Football College||England|
|Churchill Community College||England|
|The Fowler Academy||England|
|American College of Sofia||Bulgaria|
|St George’s International School||Bulgaria|
|North Anglia International School – Dubai||UAE|
|Safa Community School||UAE|
|GEMS Wellington Al-Khail||UAE|
|St Patricks Secondary School||Ireland|
|Akbobek International School||Kazakhstan|
|International School Riga||Latvia|
|Leipzig International School||Germany|
|Obermayr International School||Germany|
|Franz Marc Gymnasium||Germany|
|French School Voltaire Doha||Qatar|
|Glisten International Academy||Nigeria|
|St John’s International School||Brazil|
|Braeburn School Arusha||Tanzania|
|Acorns International School||Uganda|
|Prior Park School||Gibraltar|
|Asia Pacific Schools||Malaysia|
|Park Lane International School||Czech Republic|
|Fayston Preparatory of Suji||South Korea|
|Cambridge School Bucharest||Romania|
|College Alpin Beau Soleil||Switzerland|
The action kicks off on Friday when the group stages get underway, followed by the tournament’s opening ceremony.
Matches will continue throughout the day on Saturday with the knockout stages taking place on Sunday.
Selected Matches Live Streamed
We are delighted to confirm selected matches will be live streamed on the World School Games Youtube channel throughout the weekend. Photos, interviews and highlights will also be posted across our social media channels.
The most international event in the history of the World School Games Event Series, the experience captures the brilliance of the global appeal of football, Presenting thrilling matches, outstanding performances, and the universal language of sport.
Barcelona is ready welcome the world, and the World Schools Football Cup is excited to welcome players, coaches and spectators this weekend.
Best of luck to all the youngsters competing in this year’s World Schools Football Cup!
Also, Stay tuned to this weekend’s action by downloading the World Schools Football Cup app by searching ‘WSG Football Cup’ on the App Store or Google Play.