• WORLD CUP O70 •

The International Association Soccer World Cup

The 4th Senior World Cup 70+

  Roskilde, Denmark,

  August 24-26

  FC Georgia United O70

Dear Soccer friends,

 

The world’s largest international soccer tournament for old boy’s players over the age of 70, World Cup 70+, will be played in Roskilde, Denmark on 24-26 August 2022.

 

At the same time, the world’s first international football tournament is played for players over the age of 75 – World Cup 75+

 

Since 2017 the International Football World Cup 70+ has been hosted in Kizuna in Tokyo, Akademikernes Boldklub (AB) in Bagsværd, Denmark, in FC Osaka, Japan and planned in 2021 to be held by NC United in Seattle, but unfortunately cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic

 

The tournament expects the participation of teams from Japan, United States, Taiwan, England, Wales, Germany, and Denmark – A total of 16 teams Over 70 and 8 teams Over 75

 

FC Georgia United registered one team for the upcoming Soccer World Cup O70, O75 in 2022. Yasuo will put the O70 team together.

 

Rules for 70+ Division

 

  • 11 v 11 on full sized fields with full size goals
  • All fields will be modern turf surfaces.
  • Games will be of 25 minutes each half with a 5-minute half-time break.
  • Each team will play 2 games on Wednesday and Thursday, and depending on results, either 1 or 2 games on Friday. All teams will play at least 5 games.
  • The tournament fee is Euro 550 per team.
  • Player age is considered to be his or her age on December 31, 2022, that is, anyone born in 1952 or earlier, is considered to be 70 or more years old.
  • Rosters may have no more than 4 players who are 68 or 69 years old (born in 1953 or 1954).
  • Teams may not have more than 2 players at any given time on the field who are 68 or 69 years old.

 

Schedule and Events

Sightseeing - and social gatherings

 

We plan guided excursions to sights in and around Roskilde for players and spouses – and to provide opportunities in Roskilde for social gatherings after today’s matches

 

Banquet

 

After the tournament, it is our pleasure to invite you to attend the Banquet Friday evening the 26th of August with dinner, awards ceremony, entertainment, and a festive get-together.

 

Tournament schedule (preliminary)

 

Wednesday

08:30 Teams Arrive – Check In

09:00 Official Opening of the Tournament – Welcome and Introduction

09:30 Warm Up

10:00  – …. Over 70 Group Play

xx:00 – ….Over 75 Group Play

 

Thursday

08:30 Check In

09:00 Warm Up

09:30 – …. Over 70 Group Play / Quarter finals for Cup division / Plate division

xx.00 – … Over 75 Group Play

 

Friday

08:30 Check In

09:00 Warm Up

09:30 – …. Semi-Finals and Final – Over 70 and Over 75 – Cup and Consolation

 

Banquet

 

18:00 Dinner, awards ceremony, entertainment, and a festive get-together at Roskilde Kongrescenter – only 250 meters from the football pitches

The FC Georgia United O70 roster

(as of March 22)

FC GEORGIA UNITED O70

 

We together as a team make the difference!

Yasuo Matsuzawa