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4th Annual Global Goals World Cup set for New York show down

Athletes vie for top prize in the activist tournament for women refereed by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, UN Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador and Game of Thrones actor.

New York, September 10. 2019

While world leaders meet at the UN Headquarters on 25 September, athletes from around the world take part in the 4th annual Global Goals World Cup tournament across town. Held on the 48th floor of the SAP Next Gen space at Hudson Yards …

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Team Green Hope Foundation

GGWCup NYC Finals Qualifier! Team Green Hope Foundation is playing for Global Goal 13 - Climate Action.

“Our planet is burning , literally -- from the Amazon to the forests in Borneo. Climate change and global warming are the biggest threats to the future of humankind . This a goal worth playing for -- our lives and that of future generations depend on us mitigating climate change.”

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Team Forca Goa

GGWCup NYC Finals Qualifier! Team Forca Goa from India and winner of the GGWCup Mumbai 2019 is playing for Global Goal 3, 5 & 12.

Forca Goa Foundation is a team that has multiple and diverse Sustainable Development Goals and football runs in their veins. When a team uses football as a tool to empower the people of the country, then we know for sure they will be a force at the Finals.

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Team Believers

GGWCup NYC Finals Qualifier! Team Believers from South Bronx United is playing for Global Goal 5 - Gender Equality.

“We chose Gender Equality because most of us have experienced inequality when it comes to playing sports as girls.”

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Team Greens

GGWCup NYC Finals Qualifier! Team Greens is playing for Global Goal 15 - Life On Land.

“Greens team chose SDG 15 to play for it in Copenhagen because we believe that a healthy land makes a healthy life and nation and since we are determent to spread awareness about it we will play for it in NY.”

Team Greens played in GGWCup Europe in Copenhagen in May 2019.

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Team Yellow Ladies

GGWCup NYC Finals Qualifier! Team Yellow Ladies from from Česká Pošta is playing for Global Goal 3 - Good health & well-being.

“Our slogan is THINK OF PREVENTION. By our activities we want promote programs on breast and skin cancer preventions.”

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Team SAP 4 the SDGs

GGWCup NYC Finals Qualifier! Team SAP 4 the SDGs is playing for Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals.

“Our team's ethos is built on partnerships. Until 2030 SAP Next-Gen is dedicated to grow partnerships for the global goals at an accelerated pace building awareness and advocacy for the goals in the private and public sectors.”

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Team FK Lvice Černín (FC Lionesses Czernin)

GGWCup NYC Finals Qualifier! Team FK Lvice Černín (FC Lionesses Czernin) is playing for Global Goal 16 Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions.

“We work for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. Transparency, fight against corruption and support of public participation are among long term priorities of our foreign policy.”

Welcome back onto the field! The team is the runners-up from GGWCup Prague 2019.

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Team Equality League Enforcers

GGWCup NYC Finals Qualifier! Team Equality League Enforcers is playing for Global Goal 5 - Gender Equality.

“We believe in sport and its benefits for all. We can achieve it by changing discriminatory laws and cultural practices and beliefs.”

Welcome back to team Equality League Enforcers. This is the 3rd time the team participate in the GGWCup Finals.

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Team San Diego Soccer Women

GGWCup NYC Finals Qualifier! Team San Diego Soccer Women is playing for Global Goal 10 - Reduced Inequality.

“We are women who play soccer at ages 30 through 70+! Age and gender discrimination are issues we want to make visible to society.”

We are excited to have you play again. Runners-up at the GGWCup Final in New York City in 2018.

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Team Goleadoras

GGWCup NYC Finals Qualifier! Team Goleadoras is playing for Global Goal 5 - Gender Equality.

“Our sole purpose is to empower teenage girls through soccer.”

Welcome back to team Goleadoras - winner of the GGWCup Final in New York City in 2018.

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