The Global Goals World Cup is the world's first five-a-side World Cup for the Global Goals. Each team consists of 6-8 dedicated women who want to help push progress towards the 17 UN Sustainable development goals while having a blast playing football.
Anyone can enter! Get your friends, colleagues, study group or team mates, and join the community of Global Goals World Cup alumni and supporters who already count over 1000 women from five continents. Share ideas and be inspired on how to take action for the world we want.
A Dream becomes reality
The idea of a tournament in the UAE was first born in 2016 at the Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York. Now it is becoming a reality thanks to our strong local and global partners. This time, Eir Soccer is teaming up with the Dubai-headquartered sustainability knowledge center Sustainable Mindz,
GGWCup Bangkok was our fifth tournament on four continent in 17 months! It has been an eventful year. But one thing is clear to us: We are just getting started! And it is not the last time we will be playing for the Global Goals in this city.
Best of luck tomorrow to our fantastisk GGWCup Bangkok teams.
We can't wait to see them in action! The teams represent a multitude of nationalities, professions and backgrounds. But they share a passion for making the World better. The order or the team photos is not random. Teams are ordered by their Action Score,
Bangkok is getting ready!
The teams are lining up, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau a.k.a The Kingslayer in HBO series Game of Thrones is flying in for his other role as GGWCup referee and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador, tickets are almost sold out and the excitement is building ahead of the tournament in Bangkok.
What a night! The amazing women from Moving the Goalposts who had traveled all the way from Kilifi enden up victorious, brining the GGWCup trophy home with them!
From the GGWCup team we just want to say THANK YOU! to all the amazing teams, volunteers and partners who made the Global Goals World Cup happen on September 19th.
Artist and activist Annie Lennox and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark will be the ones to announce the last two players on the SDG 5 (Gender Equality) Dream Team ahead of the 2nd Global Goals, five - a – side soccer World Cup Final.
Today (Sept 18th) Annie Lennox announces her choice of player: Muzoon Almellehan, a Syrian refugee and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
Meet Team Saturday Night Lights.
Playing for goal # 10: Reduced Inequalities
The times when teens or at-risk youths are most likely to get involved with crime is on the weekends. These soccer programs therefore run every Friday and Saturday evenings, turning on lights in gyms and soccer fields at times they are ordinarily closed. Hence their name: “Saturday Night Lights.”
Where: Brooklyn Expo Center 72 Noble Street, Brooklyn. Entrance between Franklin and West. (few blocks from transmitter park)
When: Tuesday September 19th. 3.30 pm - 10:00 pm
Media Zone from 3.30 at the Expo Center.