Category Little league 7 players – Germano Chincherini’s Memorial
Bardolino 5-6th May 2018 – Local Football Stadium
Only one month to go to the opening of the International Tournament and there’s already a strong interest being shown by the high number of football clubs joining, reaching a peak of 56 teams. This is the reason why to meet demand we have organized a preliminary tournament on Friday 30th April, where 24 clubs teams will meet in Cavaion Veronese, to allow the winning team among them to be part of the “International” one.
This year we welcome staggering 13 foreign clubs, among which the new entry ones are Manchester Utd – Liverpool – Chelsea – Atletico de Madrid – Lokomotiv Mosca – HV Giamaica, representing 11 Countries around the world.
The Italian club participants are 11, with the come back of Milan and the new entry of Turin.
It will be a fantastic youth football event over the weekend in Bardolino.
There will be 24 teams, which will be divided into 6 qualifying rounds, as per the Italian juvenile football system rules, with 4 teams in each. All matches in these qualifying rounds will take place on Saturday 5th May.
The first two qualifying teams in each round will take part in a tournament called WORLD CUP, whereas the third and the fourth qualified ones will take part in a different tournament called EUROPE CUP.
These two tournaments will have the same process, consisting of 3 qualifying rounds of 4 teams and then additional 4 final rounds of 3 teams, according to the qualifying rounds results.
At the end the prize giving will take place and the awards will be given to the top three teams ranked in each tournament, and also to all participating football clubs. Special awards will be recognized to particular outstanding players.
Important news on this 5th International Tournament – Bardolino City
1st – A new title as Germano Chincherini’s Memorial has been added, to recognize and to thank the good will and actions of Germano Chincherini, a well known Garda businessman who died in 2000, whose homonym Foundation – Onlus, run by his wife Helena Malm, promotes and supports initiatives and activities, for poor, needy children and for associations and agencies which operate in school, sport and juvenile sectors.
2nd – There are well over 7 football clubs which won at least once the Championship Cup and also a great and outstanding excellence guaranteed by the top Italian ones. All of this has spurred the organizers to plan ahead for the future and to foresee in Bardolino a real and truly competitive Mini European Championship with at least 10 participating clubs that have won the Championship title.
The aim is to have in Bardolino a European Mini Championship Tournament with the most noble clubs, knowing that Real Madrid and Aiax have already promised to be part of it in 2019.
3rd – This year 2018 the winning club will be awarded with a cup similar to the original Champions one, on which the winning club names will be recorded.
4th – All 24 present at the tournament coaches will select the team which will show the best play and this will be awarded with an unique plate.
5th – The “mascot” of the tournament will be finally handed over to each participant but it will remain a surprise until the last possible moment.
6th – Regional media will cover and report the Tournament with three special editions on the Vicenza Sport, on the Arena newspapers and the local TV Arena will film and talk about both the preliminary and the international tournaments. All the team photos will be published and recorded.