Mexico 2018 Homeless World Cup
The 16th edition of the Homeless World Cup will take place in Mexico City’s iconic Zocalo, right at the heart of the Mexican capital, from November 13-18.
More than 450 players representing 42 countries will travel to Mexico City to attend the inspiring week-long festival of football, in what is promised to be one of the most spectacular Homeless World Cup tournaments yet.
RETURNING TO MEXICO
The Homeless World Cup Tournament will return to the venue of the sucessful 2012 event, the iconic Zocalo, right in the heart of Mexico City.
This year’s inspirational tournament will run from the 13-18 November with an expected 200,000 spectators and millions more watching the event online. More than 360 fast paced games will take place across three purpose-built pitches.
This year’s Homeless World Cup in Mexico will welcome 56 teams representing 42 nations across the globe.
The Men’s/Mixed competition will see 40 squads competing for five separate trophies, while 16 teams will play for two trophies on the Women’s competition.
More than 450 players will travel to the Mexican capital for the week-long football festival.
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS SINCE THE MEXICO 1968 SUMMER OLYMPICS
The Mexico 2018 Homeless World Cup will be among 80 other events across the Mexican capital celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mexico 1968 Summer Olympics.
The events will range from sporting competitions, concerts, art exhibitions, folkloric dance performances, and film screenings; as well as discussion panels exploring topics such as sport ethics, sports science and medicine.
MEET THE MASCOTS
In the spirit of the 50th anniversary of the Mexico 1968 Summer Olympic Games, the Mexico 2018 Homeless World Cup is delighted to present our brand-new mascots.
Each representing a different continent, these charming mascots will bring together players from all around the world as well as fans of all ages.