HJK Cup is an annual, international Academy level youth football tournament played in Helsinki, Finland in September.
The 15th HJK Cup will be played 2.-5.9.2021 in Tali Sports park and Töölö Football Campus areas (shuttle bus connection between venues will be available for participating teams)
The tournament offers quality matches on good artificial turf and natural grass pitches – and a great atmosphere in Helsinki. In 2021 the tournament will be held in co-operation with girls’ annual invitational Play Like A Girl tournament so the weekend will be filled with top matches for both girl and boy teams.
The playing modes, times and preliminary dates are:
- U9: boys born 1.1.2012 or later, 7 v 7, 2 x 15 minutes, Sat-Sun 4.-5.9.2021
- U10: boys born 1.1.2011 or later, 7 v 7, 2 x 15 minutes, Sat-Sun 4.-5.9.2021
- U11: boys born 1.1.2010 or later, 8 v 8, 2 x 15 minutes, Thu-Sat 2.-4.9.2021
- U12: boys born 1.1.2009 or later, 8 v 8, 2 x 15 minutes, Thu-Sat 2.-4.9.2021
- U13: boys born 1.1.2008 or later, 11 v 11, 2 x 20 minutes, Thu-Sat 2.-4.9.2021
The 1st confirmed teams for the 15th HJK Cup:
England: Norwich City Academy
Netherlands: PSV Eindhoven
Sweden: IF Brommapojkarna, IFK Lidingö, Hammarby IF, Nacka FC, Vasalunds IF
Estonia: FC Nõmme United, FC Tiigrid, Viimsi MRJK, FC Flora
Finland: HJK (Helsinki), PPJ (Helsinki), Ilves (Tampere), KuPS (Kuopio), SJK (Seinäjoki), VPS (Vaasa), JJK (Jyväskylä), HoDy (Jyväskylä), FC Inter Turku, FC Jazz (Pori), Pallo-Iirot (Rauma), OLS (Oulu), Ajax Sarkkiranta (Kempele)