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32nd Adam Grabka Cup

32nd Adam Grabka CUP

1 – 2 June 2019

Age category: U-12

Reymonta 22 Street

Cracow, Poland

Adam Grabka CUP is annually organised tournament, since 1987, by Wisła Kraków, in order to honour a legendary coach, who greatly contributed to development of Club's youth. Adam Grabka was born on 5th of March in 1903 in Lviv, and died on 31st January in 1980 in Cracow. He was associated with Wisła Kraków since 1961. His unique ability to spot football talents led to number of great players like Zdzisław Kapka, Janusz Adamczyk, Adam Nawałka, Michał Wróbel. All of them were outstanding Polish representatives.

In first years, tournament was one of the most popular and prestigious youth football events not only in Poland, but across Europe. Cracow hosted such great teams like Sparta Praha, Espanyol Barcelona, Tirol Innsbruck, Spartak Moscow, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Ferencvaros Budapest, Borussia Dortmund, Leeds United. Matches were played in Wisła's hall, but since 2014 they are taking place at grass pitches: during first day at Wisła Kraków FootballAcademy's training pitch and finale at Henryk Reyman's Municipal Stadium.

Adam Grabka (first from the left on the top row) with his team in 1966

Announcement of the Adam Grabka Cup 2016

Press conference before Adam Grabka Cup 2016

Best moments in the 28th Adam Grabka tournament

Best moments in the 29th Adam Grabka tournament

Feature of 31st Adam Grabka tournament

All matches will be played on Raymonta 22 street, at training pitch of Wisła Kraków

Football Academy and at Henryk Reyman's Municipal Stadium, both pitches sized 70 x 55 meters.

Tournament is for the players from U-12 age category.

Ball size: 4

The rules concerning offside are valid.

After out the game is resumed by throw-in.

Resuming game by goalkeeper: by foot on own's half.

Pitches will be avaliable for warm up.

Locker rooms will be in club's buildings on Reymonta 22 street.

Teams: 16 players and 4 coaches

Matches: 8 players and goalkeeper

Two referees on one pitch.

Position in table depends on:

– number of points

– direct match

– goals ratio

– number of scored goals

In knockout phase in case of draw there will be penalty kicks (3 sets) In other cases the obeyed rules are set by Polish FA.

Henryk Reyman's Municipal Stadium was built at the beginning of second half of XX century and was several times modernized. The last reconstruction was finished in October 2011. Total stadium’s capacity is 33, 326. It meets the requirements of the highest 4th UEFA category. Since 23rdof January 2008, by the resolution of the City Council of Cracow, stadium is named by Wisła Kraków legendary player – Henryk Reyman.

20 TEAMS:

8 TOP POLAND

8 FOREIGN

3 ELIMINATION

AND WISLA KRAKÓW

4 groups with 5 teams each other schedule

four games in saturday

play-off in sunday

1th-12st PLACE

13th-20th PLACE

teams will receive trophies and medals, according to their final ranking

individual trophies for: Best player, Top scorer, Best goalkeeper, Youngest player, All-stars

nominations for the individual rewards will be decided by the tournament management

-each player will receive gifts associated with the tournament

Hotel IBIS Budget (1.5 km from Stadium)

All cost are covered by Wisla Kraków (without arrive)

Wisla also provide transport from Kraków Airport to Hotel IBIS Budget, from Hotel IBIS Budget to Stadium and the other way

Wawel Royal Castle

one of the most important historic and cultural places in Poland. It has been a headquarters for ages for Polish kings, and since 1930 it is also a museum. It collects a vast number of paintings, graphics, sculptures, textiles, military, china and furniture. In the chambers there are presented famous gobelins belonged to Zygmunt August. Royal Castle has its permanent exhibitions which reproduces the renaissance and baroque chambers.

Wieliczka Salt Mine

one of the most valuable monuments of material and spiritual culture in Poland. It is also a world class monument, featuring among twelve objects on the UNESCO's World Cultural and Natural Heritage List. The mine is a product of work of tens of generations of miners, a monument to the history of Poland and to the Polish nation – a brand, present in Polish consciousness for centuries.

Cloth Hall (Sukiennice)

located at the center of main market square in the Cracow Old Town, one of the most recognizable Cracow's monument. Like for centuries, now it is mainly used for trade, but nowadays instead of merchants, tourists visit this place.

Main Square and Undergrounds

is the principal urban space located at the center of the city. It dates back to the 13th century, and is one of the largest medieval town squares in Europe. The undergrounds enables tourists to see how Main Square looked back then.

Schindler's Factory

a former enamel item factory in Kraków, is now host to two museums: the Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków, on the former workshops, and a branch of the Historical Museum of the City of Kraków. Schindler was employing jews who were threatened with extermination, in thanks to Schindler's List, they were saved.

Rafał Wisłocki

CEO Academy Wisła Kraków

+48 606 208 926

rafal.wislocki@tswisla.pl

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