The Norway Cup 2022 has returned to Ekebergsletta, Oslo, Norway with a grand celebration. The 50th anniversary of the biggest youth football tournaments in the world started with a grand opening on Saturday, 30 July 2022. A week-long soccer competition of different categories among youths and children of different ages will be held till Saturday, 6 August.
The Norway Cup started its journey in 1972. It will be the 50th anniversary of the tournaments. It has come back for the first time since 2019 after the COVID-19 interruption. About 1750 international youth soccer teams will participate in the tournaments from all over the world to have fun and play soccer. More than 6,000 matches in different categories will be played in 90+ grass fields in and around the capital city Oslo.
The tournaments hit a record number with 2199 teams in 2016. About 450 teams played the newly included 3 vs 3 tournaments for the 6-10 years of age. Youths of both genders, aging from 10-19 years, participate every year in the Norway Cup.
Norway Cup 2022 Basic Info:
- Edition: 50th
- Date: 30 July – 6 August 2022
- Location: Ekebergsletta, Oslo, Norway
- Venue: More than 90 grass fields in and around the City
- Teams: More than 1700 from all around the world
Age and Match Categories in Norway Cup 2022
There will be approximately 6,000 matches of different types for several age categories. Let’s take a glimpse below.
- Boys 11v11 – born after January 1, 2003
- Boys 11v11 – born after January 1, 2005 – 2008
- Boys 9v9 – born after January 1, 2009, and 2010
- Boys 5v5 – born after January 1, 2006
- Boys 5v5 – born after January 1, 2008 – 2011
- Girls 11v11 – born after January 1, 2003
- Girls 11v11 – born after January 1, 2005 – 2008
- Girls 9v9 – born after January 1, 2009 – 2011
- Girls 5v5 – born after January 1, 2006
- Girls 5v5 – born after January 1, 2008 – 2011
Where to Watch?
You can watch the Norway Cup 2022 from the venues in and around the city of Ekebergsletta, Oslo. Unfortunately, there will be no TV coverage for the event.