COTIF 2021 with the participation of Argentina or Uruguay
Tournament Returns to Spain from August 23-Sep 3.
The best friendly soccer championship in Spain(U-20) is the Alcudia International U-20 Soccer Tournament or COTIF organizing committee of the International Sub-Soccer tournament in which clubs compete with national teams from players under 20 years of age and which is played every year in L’Alcudia town of Valencia.
The COTIF team has worked tirelessly to ensure the return of the tournament despite the pandemic, which will take place from 23rd to 31st August and for this 2021 it has the participation of the national teams from Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Uruguay and the teams from Valencia CF, Villarreal CF, Levante UD, Elche and Rukh from Ukraine.
Additionally, within the tournament events, the celebration of a tribute to Diego Armando Maradona that will have the presence of Claudio Tapia, President of the Argentine Football Association(AFA).
COTIF Women’s Soccer Tournament
This year the Women’s competition will also be held. For this, selection takes place of women from Argentina, Valencia CF, Elche and Castellon teams from the Valencian community.
In previous years, teams from Morocco participated or Indians who were already staying in the Soccer Inter-Action academy part of the high-performance programme.
Uruguay’s soccer team selection at the SIA Academy facilities.
The Uruguayan soccer team is the representative team of the country in official competitions and is organized by Uruguayan Football Association (AUF).
The U-20 youth team has participated 14 times in the World Cup Championship of the category, coming out runner up twice (1997 and 2013).
While at the South American level, they have been champions for 8 times (1954, 1958, 1964, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981) and in 2017, being the first champion of the competition and after Brazil, the most winner in the category.
The U-17 team participated in the World Cup 6 times, coming out runner up in 2011. They have 3 Silver medal and 3 bronze medals as well.
For this edition of COTIF 2021 they will train and reside in the Soccer Inter-Action high performance center in Enguera (Valencia).
Other teams such as last year’s national team of Bahrain have already enjoyed our facilities.
The COTIF ISTOBAL 2021 will have the participation of 26 youth soccer teams.
A reduced version of COTIF tournament will take place, with the celebration of a powerful juvenile championship that will return to gather the best young soccer players in the category in La Alcudia.
In previous years, Dragon Force, Valencia the FC Porto School in Spain has had an outstanding participation.
Teams from Valencia, Villarreal, Levante will all meet at the Soccer Inter-Action Academy. Team selections for Malilla, E1 Valencia, Contaudit Almassera, Seleccion de L’alcoia, Ciutat de xativa, UE L’alcudia, Barcelona and Seleccion Ribera-Coastal will take place at SIA academy.
For this part, the youngest will compete with the E1 Valencia National team. Ribera-Costera, Soccer Inter-Action, SIA Massanassa, Selection of the Soccer teams. Seleccion de l’Alcoia, Penya Sportinguista National Team, Promises ND, Carlet, Malilla, World Soccer Academy and Crack’s.