SUPERCUPNI

More than just

Football

SuperCupNI, formerly known as NI Milk Cup (1983) is one of the world's most renowned youth soccer tournaments. Academies along the likes of Manchester United, Valencia, Rangers, Leeds, Celtic and Arsenal send their teams to the event to compete each year. This creates an elite-level, week-long tournament that gives players the chance to showcase their talent and gain important exposure, while parents and families experience historic Northern Ireland.

The 2025 event kicks off July 21st-25th, 2025

Number of Nights: 8

Tournament Nights: 5

Event

Overview

  • Age Groups

    Boys: 2011-2010-2008 | Girls: 2010-2008

  • Location

    Coleraine, NI

  • Number of Games

    5 Games

  • Dates

    July 21st-25th, 2025

    Experience Arrival: July 18

    Experience Departure: July 26

SuperCupNI Victory

Example

ITINERARY

  • Friday – Arrive and training session

  • Saturday – Friendly game and sightseeing tour

  • Sunday – Practice Session then opening ceremony and parade

  • Monday – Group games

  • Tuesday – Group Games

  • Wednesday – Group games

  • Thursday – Semi-finals and sightseeing

  • Friday – Finals

  • Saturday – Return Home

The

OPPORTUNITY

  • Enhanced Exposure

    You'll be competing against top academies from all around the world: Manchester United, Liverpool FC, Chelsea FC, Arsenal FC, FC Barcelona, Espanyol, Valencia, FC Bayern Munich, Glasgow Celtic, Glasgow Rangers, the list goes on.. Some of the famous players who competed at the Super Cup include: Marcus Rashford (Man. United), Wayne Rooney (Everton), Sergio Busquets (Barcelona), Mats Hummels (Bayern Munich), Joe Cole (West Ham).

  • Something for Everyone

    After thrilling matches, teams can explore the vibrant city of Belfast, where the Titanic Museum stands as a testament to the region's rich maritime history. Venture to the breathtaking Giant's Causeway, a natural wonder of hexagonal basalt columns rising dramatically from the sea, or marvel at the rugged beauty of the North Coast. Whether it's tracing the footsteps of ancient legends along the Causeway Coastal Route or soaking in the lively atmosphere of Belfast's streets, Northern Ireland's enchanting attractions provide the perfect backdrop for unforgettable memories both on and off the pitch.

  • Quality Facilities, Officials and Organizers

    The SuperCup NI, formerly the NI Milk Cup, started in 1983 and has grown to become one of the most renowned youth tournaments in the world. The tournament is held across several towns and venues, based largely around the country's scenic North Coast. The inaugural tournament took place with eight teams from Northern Ireland and an equal number of visitors including a team from Algeria and a side from Coleraine's twin town of la Roche-sur-Yon in France. Forty years on, the tournament has attracted many of the giants in world football.

Event

FAQs

GSE have a great relationship with the hosts of SuperCupNI. We will work closely with the tournament staff to ensure your travel, accommodations and event logistics are squared away and to your liking before you arrive. 

While the event hosts many top Youth Academies from all around the world, here are just a few to name:

  • Manchester United
  • Chelsea
  • Leeds United
  • Barcelona
  • Club America
  • Everton
  • Rangers FC
  • West Ham United

GSE offer different types of accommodations and will work closely with you to determine the best location for your team.

SuperCupNI is a prestigious event and renowned as one of the most elite youth events in the world, making it difficult to simply walk-onto. Due to the relationship that GSE has with the event officials and tournament organizers, we are able to work directly with the staff to ensure your team receives entry to the event and that it is worth your time.

Great organization, attention to details, easy to work with, great food, amazing atmosphere, history, and the experience of a lifetime.

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