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BAYER 04 LEVERKUSEN IS THE 7TH TEAM TO PARTICIPATE IN U12 İZMİR CUP

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03/08/2022

Bayer 04 Leverkusen, one of the Bundesliga teams, became the 7th club approved to participate in the International U12 Izmir Cup. As Altınordu Football Club, the number of teams that have approved their participation in the International U12 İzmir Cup, which we have been organizing since 2013 and witnessed great excitement, is increasing. After Juventus, Porto, Leicester City, Benfica and Galatasaray, Bayer 04 Leverkusen also informed our club in an official letter that they will participate in the U12 İzmir Cup, which will start on April 6, 2023.

IT WAS NOT DONE FOR THREE YEARS

The International U12 İzmir Cup could not be held for the last three years due to the pandemic. In the tournament that started with 8 participating teams in 2013, 72 teams came together in İzmir in 2019. 8 teams in 2013, 12 teams in 2014, 48 teams in 2015, 2016 and 2017, 56 teams in 2018 and 72 teams in 2019 participated in this organization. The champion of the tournament, organized with the motto "The World Gathers at İzmir", was Manchester City, which against PSV on penalties in the final.

WHO HAS ATTENDED SO FAR?

 At International İzmir U12 Cup so far 292 different teams participated; these teams are AC Milan, Ajax, Anderlecht, Athletic Bilbao, AZ Alkmaar, Benfica, Celtic, Chelsea, Hamburg, Lazio, Leicester City, Manchester City, O. Marseille, Paris Saint-Germain, Porto, PSV, Rangers FC, Valencia, SV Werder Bremen, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Twente, Zenit, Parma.