Welcome to the Danone Nations Cup England website. The Danone Nations Cup is a football competition for children aged 10–12, which promotes the importance of regular exercise and provides children with the opportunity to fulfil their dreams. The Danone Nations Cup is the largest international football competition for children aged 10 to 12 years old, involving over 2.5 million children from 32 countries.
In England, Danone have partnered with the English Schools’ Football Association to run the Danone Nations Cup with children under the age of 11. The tournament aims to bring Danone’s health mission to life by encouraging kids to have an active lifestyle and follow in the footsteps of great sportsmen, such as the tournament’s global ambassador: Zinedine Zidane.
Every year around 3,000 primary schools compete in the U11 national tournaments which culminate with the Danone Nations Cup England Final. The winners of the Inter-Association Trophy then represent England at the Danone Nations Cup World Final, an international football tournament involving over 350 children from 32 countries around the world!