Frequently Asked Questions
On this page you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions about the international football tournament of Pordenone: Gallini World Cup.
The edition 2019 will start on Friday the 19th of April, with the first matches and the opening ceremony, and will end on Monday the 22nd of April with the finals. It will run during the weekend of Easter, as usual.
At every edition we assure the registration of several Serie A teams and top European clubs.
It is early now to have confirmations, but in the last edition we hosted AC Milan, Udinese, FK Partizan, Empoli, Dinamo Zagreb, Chievo Verona, SPAL, Romania National Team, Montenegro National Team and Clubs from Japan, Brazil, Canada, USA, etc.
On this link you can find the list of team that participated to the previous editions.
Priority for the registration will be given to Clubs that have participated to the last editions of the tournament and to few new selected teams, to which we will reserve a place of the 64 available until the end of August.
After that deadline, registrations will be open to all other Clubs, which will have to confirm their participation by October, on a first come first served basis.
All teams will be hosted in the best 3* and 4** Hotels of Pordenone. This is a provisional list of the structures we use.
The categories involved in Gallini World Cup 2019 are 3:
– Boys under 13 (2006-2007)
– Boys under 15 (2004-2005)
– Boys under 16 (2003-2004)
– Ladies under 17 (2002-2003)
Yes, a Club can register its teams to all categories.
These numbers should change for organizational needs:
– Boys U13 with 32 teams;
– Boys U15 with 32 teams;
– Boys U16 with 8 teams;
– Ladies U17 with 16 teams;
This is a list with some of the most prestigious clubs that toke part to Gallini World Cup, including AC Milan, FK Partizan, Atalanta, Dinamo Zagreb, Udinese, Red Star Belgrade, Crystal Palace, Chievo Verona, Toronto FC, Bologna FC, Rapid Wien, etc, plus several teams from Brazil, Japan, China, Russia, etc.
This are the final rankings of the last 3 editions:
Every team will play at least 5 matches. The final numbers of matches depends on the ranking.
Boys U13 = 40 minutes (20+20)
Boys U15 = 50 minutes (25+25)
Boys U16 = 60 minutes (30+30)
Ladies U17 = 50 minutes (25+25)
At the Pordenone Cup every team can register not more then 20 players. The final list must be filled before the first match and can not be modify lately. At the Budapest Cup, instead, teams can register 25 players.
Boys Under 15 = 11 v 11
Boys Under 16 = 11 v 11
Ladies Under 17 = 11 v 11
Boys Under 13 = 9 v 9 (reduced goals)
Ladies U17: regular dimensions 11 v 11
Boys U15: regular dimensions 11 v 11
Boys U13: reduced dimensions of pitch and goals 9 v 9
In the U17, U16 and U15 groups every team can have 3 loans from other Clubs.
In the U13 group loans are NOT allowed.
A maximum of 7 players can be replaced by substitutes during the course of the game.
Flying changes are not allowed, so the referee has to stop the match.
A player that has been replaced, can’t return into the field with another substitution.
Yes, there is a satellite event of Gallini World Cup.
It will take place in Budapest (Hungary) from 14th to 16th June 2019.
The winners of both categories (U13 and U15) will be hosted for free in Italy for Gallini World Cup 2020.
Here is the program of the Budapest Cup 2019.