The Municipal Sports Foundation and Tour-Sport Sports Promotions have presented this morning, at the facilities of the river Turia – Section III, the first edition of the tournament València Cup Girls of women’s soccer.
It is a female soccer competition that will be held on June 27, 28, 29 and 30 and will include the juvenile categories (F-8), children-cadet (F-11) and a segment from the age of 16 in go ahead.
The presentation ceremony was attended by the CEO of Tour-Sport, Fernando Brotons and Daniel Artíguez; representatives of various Valencian women’s football clubs –among them, members of the board of directors of Levante UD Femenino and Valencia CF Femenino–; companies linked to the development of sporting events, such as Transvia Sport, Kappa or Wits Company; and the Councilor for Sports and president of the Municipal Sports Foundation (FDM), Pilar Bernabé.
This initiative aims to give a new impetus to the visibility of women’s sport. To this line is added the organizational capacity of Valencia as a safe city to host and carry out regional, national and international sporting events. And this is linked to the ability to operate the machinery of the sports touring Tour-Sport.
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In this way, the València Cup Girls was born, a tournament that promotes soccer in formative but also competitive ages, in any case symbolizing another window to make women’s sport visible and to value the growth of soccer players, as well as the clubs work.
In this sense, the Councilor for Sports and president of the FDM, Pilar Bernabé stressed that “the València Cup Girls seeks to become the best women’s soccer tournament in Spain. The Valencia City Council joined in this project, in the year of 40th Anniversary of the Sports Foundation, and a company like Tour-Sport, which has extensive experience in organizing sporting events, such as the Costa Blanca Cup, which was born in 1994, and already then activated women’s categories “.
Categories, fields and registrations
The categories that compete in València Cup Girls are: G-12 Alevín (born after January 1, 2009), G-16 Cadet-Infant (born after January 1, 2005) and Free G-Age (without restrictions of age). Three groups of 16 teams each for a total census of 48 teams.
The fields in which this tournament will take place come from the collaboration of the Valencia Municipal Sports Foundation and all of them are located in the old Turia riverbed. These fields are specified in the bridge of the Exposition, that of Section VI, Section II or Quatre Carreres.
The tournament will take place in a league phase between June 28 and 29 and the semifinals and final will be on June 30. Registrations can be made through the tournament website