The teams will take part with these age classes: born after 01/01/2001 and born after 01/01/1996. The youth football tournament 15th edition â€“ Mediterranean International Cup will still be a highly international competition and will retake the hall-mark that came with the tournament since the beginning: our earlier confidence on Female football.
What is new this edition, in the 15th anniversary, is the inclusion of the female classes once again, that has already been part of the tournament for 10 editions. â€œWe have been promoting female football since the beginning and we hope this new push to be a success and that a lot of teams participate in the coming editionâ€, stated the MIC director, Juanjo Rovira.nnFOTO: FC BARCELONA
Female football has been part of the MIC since the beginnig, except for 2008, 2009, 2013 and 2014 editions. In 2015, this class is retaken with two different possibilities, girls born after 01/01/2001 and born after 01/01/1996. This will be the first time to have 2 different female age classes in the tournament.
In the last edition with female football, in 2012, RCD Espanyol won after beating Estartit, which had won the two previous years. The record book of the female MIC is the following: Rayco (2001), Levante (2002), Athletic Club (2003), Rossianka (2004), Malmö (2005), RCD Espanyol (2006), Shangai SVA (2007), Euromat l’Estartit (2010), UE l’Estartit (2011) and RCD Espanyol (2012).
The organisers of the tournament that will de held from the 31st of March to the 5th of April along different towns in the Costa Brava, expects again more than 220 teams from around the Word. Last edition counted on teams from 35 different countries.