October 13-16, 2016
Copa Americana brought to you by the Italian Soccer Academy
The Copa Americana is an athletic and cultural event, delivering an exciting challenge for teams and players looking for an unrestricted play style. This tournament features the best International Italian Soccer Academy, Milan Junior Camp and Milan Junior Elite Teams in each age category competing against clubs from USA, Aruba, Colombia, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, USA, Venezuela and more.
This tournament is an exchange of experiences, culture and sport customs between South America, North America and the rest of the world while competing against the best International players seeking to win a ‘No Pay to Play’ award at the next Copa Americana tournament.
Divisions of Play
U10, U12, U14, U16/17
Address: Via Pereira – Cerritos, Entrada 7
Conveniently located in the coffee region of Colombia, Pereira is the capital of the department of Risaralda. Is a lively city, known for its coffee, culture and the kindness of its people. It is historically an area where sports development is of utmost importance.
Pereira was one of the host cities during the U-20 FIFA World Cup in 2011 and since then has remodeled its stadium converting it into one of the most modern in the region.
(Born in o after)
U10 and U12: Max 18 players
U14 through U16/17: Max 22 players
5 guest players are allowed per team. These guests must be included on the roster and they count towards the roster limit.
2 halves 25 minutes each – 9 v 9 for U10 and U12
2 halves 30 minutes each – 11 v 11 for U14, U16 and U17
Each team will play a minimum of 4 games.
LAWS OF THE GAME
Games will be punctual – no exceptions. All games will be played under modified FIFA laws of the game. Full manual with the rules and regulations will be provided during team registration.
Win = 3 points
Tie = 1 point
Loss = 0 points
In the elimination stage, if the score is tied at the end of regulation time, kicks from the penalty mark, as per FIFA laws will decide the match.
- Goal differential
- Goals For
- Goals Against
- Head-to-Head competition
- Penalty Kicks
If a team does not turn up for a game, loses on protest, or is omitted from the tournament, the score is set at 0-3.
TEAM REGISTRATION FEE (For Non-ACM teams, this is NOT an ACM player Package)
$1500 Colombian Pesos ($515 USD)
The tournament registration is by invitation only; due to this, the level of the teams is the highest possible. It will include local league champions, as well as the state select team. (contact us regarding to firstname.lastname@example.org before registering)
TEAM REGISTRATION DEADLINE