– Cup Denmark to be held in Cologne from 28 to 31 August 2011

July 14, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News can confirm that Cup Denmark will be taking place between the 28th and 31st of July, 2011 in Ishøj, on the outskirts of Copenhagen.

This international football competition for children and young people attracts more than 170 teams from countries all over the world including Latvia, Belarus, the USA, the Czech Republic, the UK, Germany and many others.

The ages of the competitors range from nine to 19 years old, with groups consisting of both boys and girls. Match lengths are dependent on age group, but usually consist of two either 20 or 25 minute halves. As well as the tournament, the event has much to offer the participants and their families. There are opportunities to meet professional football players and take part in freestyle football competitions, as well as alternative entertainment such as a karaoke and disco evening, shopping in Copenhagen and even taking a trip to Bakken, a local theme park.

The tournament site is on the outskirts of Copenhagen, and is within walking distance of shopping centres and direct trains to the city centre. It is also situated only 800 metres away from a two-kilometre stretch of sandy beach. The town of Ishøj itself has plenty to offer visitors. The ARKEN Museum of Modern Art draws people from around the globe with its interesting ship-based design and collection of art.

As this event draws thousands of people from around the globe, it is recommended that visitors and participants in the tournament looking for a Copenhagen hotel book early to provide the best access to the widest range of options.