PLAY IN ITALY – LADIES WORLD CUP
19 -22 April 2019
‘Play in Italy’ is the Under 17 women football tournament with the highest participation of Nationals and top teams in Europe.
FRIDAY 19th APRIL 2019
from 11 am: welcome of all teams at Pordenone Exhibition Center;
5 pm: opening parade with all participants in the old town;
6:00 pm: opening ceremony in the main square of Pordenone;
SATURDAY 20th APRIL 2019
9 am – 6 pm: tournaments matches;
SUNDAY 21st APRIL 2019
9 am – 6 pm: quarter finals and semifinals;
9 am – 6 pm: party of the tournament with all teams;
MONDAY 22nd APRIL 2019
9 am – 11 am: Final;
11:30 am: Play in Italy awards
4 pm: awards at Stadio Bottecchia with all participants of Gallini World Cup and Play in Italy tournaments;
At every edition we assure the participation of many Serie A and top teams. Just in the last editions has been hosted the National selections of U.S.A. Region 1, Romania, Croatia and Estonia, in addition to VV Alkmaar (Netherlands), Ferencvaros (Hungary), Dussseldorf GFC (Germany), AFC Brescia Calcio, ASD Bologna FC, Hellas Verona, Empoli Ladies, Venezia FC, etc.
The opening ceremony is a special moment for the entire city of Pordenone from more then 20 years, as well as being a great gathering moment involving over 2 thousand athletes, in addition to parents, fans and citizens. The parade of the teams starts from Pordenone Exhibition Center to the main square of the city, crossing the medieval alleys of the old town.
All guests are housed in nice 3*** and 4**** Hotels, to keep an high standard of quality. This is a list of more then 40 Hotels booked for our football tournament of Pordenone, where we will host about 2 thousands athletes. We do not host our guests in schools, or hostels, or campings.
The tournament is played on some of the best football pitches of the city of Pordenone. This year we can count on the support of 19 Towns and the fundamental cooperation of the Clubs that manage these facilities.
All teams will receive a cup. The first 3 classified in each category will receive medals for all players. Individual prizes will also be awarded to the best players, best goalkeepers and top scorers of all categories.
The nearest airport is in Venice, from which we provide a shuttle service to Pordenone (about 45 minutes) that can be extended for all the duration of the tournament, even for sightseeing.
Breakfast is held in the Hotel, while all meals will be at the Pordenone Exhibition Center which during Easter days become a “little Olympic village”, with stands of local food, sportswear, play area and video games, as well as excellent catering service. The menu always includes lasagne, tortellini, gnocchi, spaghetti and all the most popular Italian dishes. Bread, water and pasta are “all you can eat” so players will never be hungry.
Pordenone is a beautiful medieval town in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, perfectly located between sea and mountains, and just one hour from Venice. There are many tourist activities that can be carried out nearby, like these 11 things to do in Pordenone.
Every year Gallini World Cup organizes a nice party with all the participating teams, which turns into a wonderful opportunity to make friends, dance and get to know each other outside the pitch.
Requests of participation are subject to selection by the organization.
The number of participants admitted to the tournament is limited and for this reason is suggested to send requests well in advance.