On Saturday at 3:30 p.m. the Under 17 teams of Tottenham Hotspur, Borussia Dortmund and FC Basel will start to play in group C to qualify for the final round of the GG8-Youngster Cup 2022.
The first game of this group will be Dortmund against Tottenham, before the Londoners will face FC Basel. Basel and Dortmund then will close the first day in Luckenwalde of this year‘s tournament.
All the three clubs are famous for their youth teams. With seven wins Dortmund is Germanys current Under 17 record champion and Tottenhams team qualified for last season’s Premier League Cup final which they finally lost against Manchester City. Basels youngsters have been even more successful, winning the Under 18 championship in group B this year.
„It is always a personal gain for our players to compete on a certain international level. That is something very important for the development of our teams and that makes the Youngster Cup so important for us“, clarifies Basels coach Mario Cantaluppi.
More information about the GG8-Youngster Cup can be found here.
Tickets for the group stages can be bought online as well as those for the final day on Sunday at Stadion An der Alten Försterei can be bought at Union-Zeughaus (please log in) online and offline.
Union Berlin is hosting the GG8-Youngster Cup in cooperation with Deutsche Fußball Agentur from Hamburg and FSV Luckenwalde.