Lommel Trophy

30 - 31 May 2020
, Kattenbos - Lommel

More than 25 years of history

International youth football tournament Lommel, Belgium: Lommel Trophy
Participating countries: 
Belgium Denmark France Germany Netherlands

With a history going back over 25 years, the Lommel Trophy is a familiar name on the Euro-Sportring programme. The tournament takes place in the popular border region of the Netherlands, which alternates between forest, farmland and friendly villages, but is also home to fanatical footballers, for instance in Kattenbos/Lommel and Neerpelt. In these rural surroundings, an international tournament really grabs the attention of the public. Throw in beautiful sport parks with great facilities and you have the recipe for a brilliant football event.

Age Categories: 
U10, U11, U12, U13, U15, U17, U19
Organiser: 
KFC Kattenbos Sport & FC Esperanza Pelt
Teams: 
120
First edition: 
1994
Friday
Afternoon /
Arrival: check-in with welcome address and information from our on-site employees. You will be informed in person about your stay and the tournament.
Evening /
Free time. See tourist information for some great tips.
Saturday
Morning /
Start of the match programme. The matches will be played at two nearby locations in a leafy area just outside the centre of Lommel. The matches will be officiated by referees from the KBVB.
Evening /
Party night / Beach party at VV Lutlommel for all participants
Sunday
Daytime /
Continuation of the match programme. Qualification matches and finals followed by presentation ceremony at the sports parks.
Afternoon /
UEFA Respect ceremony: every participant receives a medal on the podium.
Evening /
Free time. See tourist information for some great tips.
Monday
Morning
Departure.

Organiser

The Lommel Trophy is organised by KFC Kattenbos Sport and K. Lutlommel V.V.. The town of Lommel and many volunteers support the two clubs in the organisation of this international youth football tournament.

Sport facillity

The Lommel Trophy takes place at two locations around Lommel: in the Kattenbos district and in Neerpelt. The KFC Kattenbos Sport grounds are hidden in a forest and features four fields (main field with grandstand) and a cosy clubhouse with a terrace. The KV Esperanza Pelt sports park in Neerpelt has five fields with an impressive grandstand on the main field. Plus, a nice clubhouse with a large canteen.

Lommel

Lommel (33,000 inhabitants) is nestled in rural surroundings near the border of the Netherlands and just 20 kilometres from Eindhoven. The city is surrounded by natural and recreational areas which are highly popular among tourists. A social atmosphere and entertainment can be found in the centre, near the impressive Church of Saint-Peter-in-Chains. The city has plenty of restaurants, hotels and shops to choose from. The tournament is held a few kilometres outside of the centre. 

 

Activities

Open Air Swimmingpool Blauwe Meer and Parelstrand:

1 kilometre from the Kattenbos sports park you'll find the Blauwe Meer leisure park with a swimming pool with water slides. Also 1 kilometre from the Lutlommel sports park is the Parelstrand, an open air  swimming pond with water slides, air trampoline, mini golf, slot machines, beach volleyball and basketball pitches and lawn bowling lanes . Both Parelstrand and Blauwe Meer guarantee hours of good splashing fun.