Age control 年龄核实

Upon arrival, each team will undergo an age control. All players must be able to present a valid passport. Please make sure that all of your players have valid passports.


App 手机应用

Gothia Cup China app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android, please visit www.gothiacupchina.com for more information.

可以在“哥德杯中国”官网www.gothiacupchina.com 下载苹果版或安卓版“哥德杯中国”手机应用。


Ball size 比赛用球

The classes B10,B11, B12, G12, G13 and G14 are using size 4, the other classes are using size 5. Gothia Cup provides footballs to all matches. For training and warm up you need to bring own footballs.

男10,男11, 男12, 女12, 女13 and 女14比赛使用4号球。其它年龄段使用5号球。“哥德杯中国”提供比赛用球,球队热身自备用球。


Cash Machines提款机

Cash machines (ATM) are common and they accept most major credit cards. The machines can be found in the shopping areas, main streets and airports.


Credit cards 信用卡

Master/Visa Credit cards are only accepted in big restaurants and shops,supermarket. Cash are more commonly used in China.

Currency 货币

The official Chinese currency is CNY

1 USD ≈ 6,40 CYN

1 EURO ≈ 7,15 CYN



China uses 220 V AC and 50 Hz cycle. 2 flat-pin plugs are used. Laptops from US using only 110 V will need a transformer.

Emergency call

Ambulance 120, police 110 ,fire brigade 119.


Extra nights 延长住宿

For teams that have travel arrangements that require extra nights before or after the tournament, this can be arranged (maximum 3 nights) in a specific university. No meals from Gothia Cup China are served during the extra nights but you can eat at university dinning hall. The cost per night is EURO 6 (USD8).




All fields are g artificial turf. More detailed information about all the playing fields can also be found on gothiacupchina.com


Finals 决赛

The finals are being played on 18th, 19th. Preliminary schedule can be found on gothiacupchina.com


First Aid Services 急救

First Aid Services are available on our largest playing facilities. Contact the field officials for information.



Gothia Opening Ceremony 开幕式

Highlight of the week – The Opening Ceremony with 60.000 spectators. Sunday at Shenyang Olympic Center.


Gothia Leaders Party 领队派对

Gothia Leaders Lounge 哥德领队吧

Leaders’ Lounge for leaders at A2 pitch, Shenyang Gothia Park.沈阳奥体中心的领队吧


On gothiacupchina.com you can follow the matches, interviews and reports from the tournament and much more.



Hotel 酒店

Hotel booking can be made through Gothia Cup China for both teams and supporters. Please contact info@gothiacupchina.com for more information.



Insurance 保险

It is important that all players are insured both on and off the playing field. Gothia Cup China does not have any common insurance that covers injuries, illnesses, thefts or damage. Please find out what type of insurance your club has for the matches and see to it that the players’ families have sufficient coverage for their children.



Shenyang Olympic Center and major arena university dormitory has a wireless Internet access.




The official language is Chinese, but we offer volunteers who speak other languages like English, Spanish,Koran and Japanese.


Local time

Local time is Beijing Time, 8 hours earlier than Central European Time. 15 hours earlier than Pacific Time.


Leaders Plus Card 领队卡

Two Leaders Plus Cards per team with booked accommodation through Gothia Cup China is included. The Card consists of a ticket to the Leaders Party, a coach T-shirt and entrance to the Leaders Lounge at Gothia Park. More leaders card can be ordered on My Team Info price is 30 EURO (35USD)



Match Program 赛程

Available from  on www.gothiacupchina.com.Also available on our app for both iPhone and Android.

赛程安排见“哥德杯中国”官网www.gothiacupchina.com. 也在官网下载我们的苹果版或安卓版手机应用。

Meals 用餐

For teams staying in a university /schoolthere will be 21 meals served – breakfast, lunch and dinner. The first meal is dinner on 12th, August,  arrival day, and the last meal is lunch on 19th, August, departure day. Drink, bread, salad and fruit will be served with every meal. The meals are being served in the university cafeteria.


Money Exchange货币兑换

Exchange can be done at most Chinese banks. The best and cheapest way to exchange currency is to use ATM machines.


Pocket Money零用钱

The amount of pocket money is a personal choice, but here are some approximate price examples:

Can of soft drink CNY 3

Hamburger CNY 18

Amusement Park CNY200-300

Prize ceremony 颁奖

All players will receive a diploma. The teams in the B finals are awarded with trophies and medals. The teams in the A finals are awarded with the Gothia Cup trophy and medals to each player. The two losing teams in the A semi finals will receive a third place trophy and medals. This will be awarded during the halftime in each age class final

所有球员将获得一张参赛荣誉证书。进入决赛的两支球队均有奖杯,两个球队的每名球员均获得一枚奖牌。进入B淘汰赛(Playoff B)决赛的两支球队也会获得奖杯和奖牌。A淘汰赛(Playoff A)半决赛失利的两支球队均获得第三名奖杯和铜牌。颁奖在决赛中场休息时进行。



The tournament regulation is to be found on www.gothiacupchina.com 比赛规则见“哥德杯中国”官网 www.gothiacupchina.com

Safety deposit Box 保险柜

There is no safe for valuables available at the university/schools. Do not leave valuables or electronics in the school dormitory. Bring all your valuables with you when you leave the room unattended.


Shopping 购物

Most of the stores in the shopping areas in Shenyang are open Monday to Sunday. Wu Ai Market is a popular wholesales market for clothes, shoes and accessories, Shenyang Industrial Exhibition hall consists of a varieties of


Training sessions

Gothia Cup China can’t book  training sessions prior to the tournament.


Transfer 机场车站接送

Included upon arrival and departure for teams with accommodation in school or hotel booked through the Gothia Cup China transfer service. Please inform us about your arrival and departure time on My Team info.


Taxi 的士

Taxi is


From China you dial 00 followed by the country code of the country you are calling. For mobile phones, China uses the GSM/3G/4G system, the same system that most countries in the world use.


Tournament information 赛事信息

You will find at www.gothiacupchina.com

Transportation 城市交通

Traveling in the city is easy with the use of local busses . They cover the whole city and there is always a stop close by the accommodation and playing fields. public transportation is included in the participant fee (Gothia Cup Wristband). There are also our own busses – Gothia Line – that run between accommodation and playing fields as a complement to the public transportation system. Information about transportation can be found on the map provided by Gothia Cup China during the tournament.


Transfer 接送

Included upon arrival and departure for teams with accommodation in university or hotel booked through the Gothia Cup China transfer service. Please inform us about your arrival and departure time on My Team info.



University Accommodation 大学食宿

Teams that stay in a university will be sleeping in dormitory. Usually there are 4/6 beds in 1 room. separate rooms . Beddings are included in the price.



Weather 天气

In July weather conditions in Shenyang may vary from anything between 21 to 30°C (70 to 85 °F) dry and sunny.