World’s biggest youth soccer tournament kicks off in Oslo

Soccer tournament in OsloBoys and girls from all over the world have come to Norway to compete in the world’s largest single soccer tournament. The Norway Cup has been running for 36 years and is a highlight for every youth soccer club that gets in.

Thousands of young people between the age of 10 and 19 are in Oslo for the 36th run of the Norway Cup. This goal of the soccer competition is to bring soccer players and fans from all around the world to Norway for a week of fun and friendly competition. This year, around 30,000 boys and girls are in Oslo to battle for a spot in the final, which will be held at Bislett stadium.

A total of 1,386 soccer clubs hailing from 50 different countries will play in this year’s Norway Cup. Teams come from as far as South Africa, Brazil and China and more than 60 stadiums will host the 4,000 matches during the tournament. Most of the games will be played at Ekeberg on a large plateau overlooking Oslo, while others will be played at small fields around the capital.

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