Global Goals World Cup

We turned the UN 17 Global Goals into a sport and created the first women's activist football tournament: the GGWCup.

by Eir Soccer & partners


GGWCup is an alternative 5v5 global football tournament
for women with alternative ideas to help people and planet to flourish.

Guided by the Global Goals we invite women from all walks of life, across all regions of the world onto the field and advocate for the Goal that is most invigorating for them, for their families, and community. The all-women teams qualify to play by advocating for one Goal and showcase concrete ideas and examples on how they will undertake the action and achieve impact.

We invite you to join the game and level the playing field for everyone by putting the power of sports behind the Global Goals also known as the United Nation’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.


GGWCup Finals in New York City

On September 25th fifteen teams played on the 48th floor at SAP Next-Gen for the world they want. Competing teams come from New York, Greece, Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, India and Morocco will play to be the best team for the world and lift the one-of-a-kind trophy designed by artist Olafur Eliasson. 

This years GGWCup was part of the largest Global Goals Week yet. Learn more about the Global Goals Week 2019: Action for People and Planet here.


Upcoming GGWCup tour

November 12-14 – GGWCup Talk, Nairobi, Kenya

The Nairobi Summit on International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25)

January 2020 – GGWCup Talk, Davos

March 8th 2020 – GGWCup East Africa

March 13-22 GGWCup Talk – SXSW Austin, Texas, USA

March 20th & 21st 2020 – GGWCup West Africa, Lagos, Nigeria

April 2020 – GGWCup Amman, Jordan

June 2020 – Prague, Czech Republic

June 2020 – GGWCup Talk, Cannes Lions, France

Juli 2020 – GGWCup Morocco

August 2020 – GGWCup Mumbai, India

August 22nd 2020 – Medellin, Colombia

September 2020 – 5th annual GGWCup NYC Finals New York City, USA

October / EXPO 2020 – Dubai, UAE

… dates and more details are coming as soon as we can share.

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In 2020 we have GGWCups planned on 5 continents

14 tournaments since UNGA 2016
4,120 women have already played for the world
22,500+ actions to reach the Global Goals have been taken
100+ million media impressions per event


Let’s get social
@GGWCup #TakeTheBall