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 500 players representing 47 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.

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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 400 fast paced games will take place across three purpose-built pitches.

COMPETING NATIONS

This year’s Homeless World Cup in Mexico will welcome 63 teams representing 47 nations across the globe.

The Men’s/Mixed competition will see 47 squads competing for six separate trophies, while 16 teams will play for two trophies on the Women’s competition.

More than 500 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 aniversary 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 pannels exploring topics such as sport ethics, sports science and medicine.

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