The FC Bayern Youth Cup is an international tournament series that is played in cooperation with existing FC Bayern partners in selected countries (including Brazil, China, India, Italy, Japan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Singapore, Thailand and the USA). The aim is to give children worldwide the chance to show their talent, irrespective of their social background. VOE Foundation is FC Bayern's presenting partner for the tournament series in Nigeria and hosts the 3rd edition of the tournament accross 15 states from November 2019 to January 2020. Participants who distinguish themselves in terms of skill, fair play and attitude will get a chance to be selected by a Bayern Legend to represent Team Nigeria at the World Finals at the Allianz Arena in MunichBE PART OF IT
The kick off of the 2020 edition is set for November 2019 with press release to be made on national media in October 2019.READ MORE
Participation in the 2020 edition is open to boys born in 2004 and 2005.READ MORE
National qualifier tournaments will be held all over the country in November and December 2019.READ MORE
National Finals will hold in January 2020 with a knockout tournament between the best teams from the national qualifiers.READ MORE
Individual selection for Team Nigeria will be done by the FC Bayern Legend present during the National Finals.READ MORE
FC Bayern Youth Cup 2020 World Finals at the Allianz Arena will hold in May 2020 with Team Nigeria competing for top honours.READ MORE
The impact of the FC Bayern Youth Cup has been huge with several players who have attended the tournament both locally and internationally using the the tournament as a launch pad to go unto greater heights. A player who recently impressed in the 2019 edition made it to the final delegation of Team Nigeria at the 2019 U17 FIFA World cup in Brazil with 3 other players initially invited for the preliminary camp. Two other players are in the National U15 team with rest of the players currently sharpening their teeth at an international academy in the country. Another set of Team Nigeria players are set to grace Allianz Arena in May 2020 and every football enthusiast is looking forward to the prospects set to be unearthed at yet another FC Bayern Youth Cup Nigeria tournament.