A warm welcome for PSV Eindhoven, AIK and Zenit!

Happy 2019 everyone! The year started with the 1st patch of invitations and registrations and we already have some wonderful news! Our dear friends from St. Petersburg’s Zenit are coming back to Helsinki again. Other international confirmed participants are AIK from Stockholm, Sweden and for the 1st time ever we’re also hosting PSV Eindhoven from the Netherlands.


We’re really happy and thankful for all attention and interest we have met and hope to confirm even more teams in near weeks. Stay tuned.

And it’s a wrap! Thank you for all

The 12th annual HJK Cup ended on Sunday. Our warmest thanks to all you players, coaches, team managers, parents and volunteers who made this beautiful event!

We’ll give you a shoutout as soon as the date for 2019 edition is confirmed and the invitations will be sent. Stay tuned.

The recordings from all live streams can be found in Laajasalon opisto’s YouTube channel here. Once again: THANK YOU ALL for a wonderful football weekend!

HJK Cup 2018, finalists & winners:

U13: 1st place VJS (FI), 2nd FC Lahti United (FI), 3rd HJK (FI)

U12: 1st place Zenit (RU), 2nd IF Lidingö (SWE), 3rd KuPS (FI)

U11: 1st place FC Inter Turku (FI), 2nd FC Honka (FI), 3rd Sollentuna FK Tegel (SWE)

U10: 1st place Zenit (RU), 2nd Ilves (FI) and 3rd VJS (FI)

U9: 1st place Zenit (RU), 2nd IF Lidingö (SWE) and 3rd PK-35 (FI)



HJK CUP 12th edition – coming up in September

HJK CUP is an annual invitational tournament organized by HJK Academy and Challenger teams for international Academy level teams. The teams participating will be the best in their age groups from Finland, Scandinavia and Baltics.

In 2018 HJK CUP will be played for the 12th time. From Friday the 7th of September to Sunday the 9th Helsinki, the capital of Finland will host the top quality international teams in age groups U9 (born 1.1.2009 or later), U10 (born 1.1.2008 or later), U11 (born 1.1.2007 or later), U12 (born 1.1.2006 or later) and U13 (born 1.1.2005 or later).

In addition to top notch teams the tournament offers high quality turf and natural grass pitches and a great atmosphere in downtown Helsinki.

The pitches, accommodation and lunch restaurants will be found in a very close distance to each other.