What’s it about?
The Future Champions International is one of the world’s most prestigious and elite U17 club tournaments featuring top teams from across the globe. It has been held in South Africa and Brazil since 2009.
The tournament is a vehicle to educate young players, allowing them to gain experience and exchange football cultures in the real spirit of the game. It has provided the most competitive teams with the unique opportunity of competing against the world’s best, garnering experience and honing their skills in an environment that prepares them mentally and physically for the demands of a professional arena.
What have we achieved?
With extensive media coverage, it places the Host City/Province in the spotlight and exposes a multitude of people to its renowned tourism sites. It promotes investment and stimulates the economy of the hosting city and country.
The International Tournament encompasses football competition of the highest caliber with matches broadcast live in dozens of countries, as well as a unique cultural programme of activities, excursions and events.