BREAKING: The club has been officially invited by professional side Halmstads BK, in Sweden, to participate in the Laxacup, one of the biggest academy tournaments in Sweden during the summer (July 23-29). The club will send select teams between the 2009-2006 ages groups. The teams will participate in a minimum of 6 games against academy teams from all over Sweden. FA Euro will be highly represented and gain exposure as the local TV and newspaper will follow our teams during the tournament.
“LaxaCup is a unique chance for our players to gain experience from a top European academy club that has produced talent that have went on to compete in the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A throughout the years. Because of the direct invitation from Halmstads BK, FA Euro players will get special treatment and be allowed behind the scenes in the academy and gain valuable experience from meeting and training with first team players and academy coaches.” - Johan Mauritzson, FA Euro youth coordinator and former professional player for Halmstads BK.
Competition Format | This three-day, play-off tournament hosts an age group that rangers from U11-U15 teams. Matches begins on Thursday (July 25th) and end on Sunday (July 28th). All teams will be scheduled to play 2 game a day and trophy presentations will follow the final game on Sunday to the top team in each flight.
Activities | Players will visit top academy club Halmstads BK of Sweden which includes more than just competing in the LaxaCup tournament. Players will gain valuable experience from learning how an academy in Europe operates, where they will meet full-time coaches, visit Örjans Vall stadium and meet first team players and thea head coach of Halmstads BK (14 out of 25 players comes from the clubs youth academy). The teams will also attend a professional game where Halmstads BK will face off against Brommapojkarnas IF. More Information will be revealed shortly.