We are working on a solution to provide the footage of the sortition event this evening live on our website.
You should be able to follow (parts of) the event - starting at 08:00 PM local time - by clicking this link.
All participants at the 2017 U13 CUP are known.
KVVK Bassevelde, Selectie Jeugdcup Het Nieuwsblad, Zulte Waregem, KAA Gent, Racing Genk, Club Brugge, RSC Anderlecht, Next Gen USA, Celtic Glasgow, PSV Eindhoven, AZ Alkmaar, Bayer Leverkusen, Hertha Berlijn, FC Metz, Right to Dream Ghana en FC Barcelona.
Maarten Martens (31) will be the trainer of the local reinforced KVVK-selection during the U13-Cup in Bassevelde on the 28th and 29th of May. They will play the “poulet phase” on May 28 against BVB Durtmund (09u30); Next Gen. USA (12u10) and Hertha Berlijn (15u05).
Maarten will start as a U15-trainer in Club Brugge.
This was confirmed by the 9-time Red Devil himself during a press conference on the occasion of the first exhibition game of tBasseveld selection for the U13 Cup.
Martens spoke as a result of an item that appeared in “Het Nieuwsblad”. The Bassevelde-born ex-player of RSCA Anderlecht, AZ Alkmaar and Paok Saloniki will also start as a trainer for the U15 at Club Brugge. Previously, it was revealed that he was busy getting his trainer diploma.
"I'm very happy with the way things are going ", he announced in Boekhoute. "Due to numerous injuries, I had to have to swing the active football shoes on the proverbial hook. Thankfully, I can get back to work now. I will also be able to guide some Club talents individually and also be of use for the Bruges Talent Team on their home games. "
The draw took place in G.C. De Bijenkorf in Assenede on thursday April 8th. The draw provided us with some striking groups. With names as Real Madrid, Ajax Amsterdam en RSCA Anderlecht, Group D is obviously the so-called “group of death”. But not to worry, there will be fireworks for the other groups as well! Our own boys from KVVK Bassevelde will have to compete against Next Gen. USA and 2 German teams, Borussia Dortmund and Hertha Berlijn.
More information can be found on our page “Groups”.
Due to circumstances the FC Basel team from Switzerland needs to forfait the U13 Cup 2016. The Swiss will be replaced by Hertha BSC of Berlin, Germany. It is for the first time that this team participates in the Cup. We wish them good luck!
Tonight, the sortition event will take place in G.C. de Bijenkorf Assenede. We will try to update the groups and games of the first round on this website as soon as possible. If this does not happen immediately after the sortition, then certainly within days.
We are deeply shocked and saddened by the loss and of life and injuries after the terrorist attack in Brussels.
On behalf of the U13Cup we send our most sincere condolences to the families of those who have died and those affected by these terrible events. As an international organization we call for unity. During our event young people from everywhere in the world come together to enjoy the beautiful game of football. We like to state that there is no reason to think our event is not safe. We will do everything in our power to guarantee the safety of the players and everybody involved during our event. We are convinced that football unites, that’s why we are looking forward to meet you during the U13Cup.
The participants of the 2016 U13 CUP on may 27th, 28th and 29th were announced last week at the newyearsreception.
The following teams foreign will be present:
Real Madrid, FC Basel, Celtic Glasgow, Borussia Dortmund, Bayer Leverkusen, Paris Saint Germain, Next Gen USA, Ajax Amsterdam, PSV Eindhoven.
The Belgian teams are:
RSC Anderlecht, KRC Genk, Club Brugge, KAA Gent, Sporting Lokeren, Selectieteam Het Nieuwsblad, KVVK Bassevelde.
The sortition has always been exclusively for invited guests, like the Mayor and aldermen - from surrounding municipalities also -, employees, sponsors and other guests that are linked to the tournament or the football world.
However, we don’t want to deny the visitors of this website a look on this event, so by means of this photo report you can just soak up the atmosphere of this amazing evening.
Guests included Johan Boskamp, Maarten Martens, Brice De Ruyver, Siebe Schrijvers, Thibaut Van Acker, and many others ….
So go on and take a look!
The event takes place at the infrastructure of KVVK Bassevelde. There are parking facilities in Beekstraat and Kraaigemstraat. Entrance is 7 euro a day or 12 euro for the weekend. Kids age under 14 are allowed free entrance!
All relevant information concerning whereabouts, contact, route, Google Maps, downloads, etc. is to be found at the infopages.
The U13 CUP Bassevelde is without a doubt one of the most prestigious tournaments in Belgium. Because of the high quality organisation in the past 15 years, we were able to build up a solid reputation towards all the Belgian top teams. Also foreign teams, which often have a rich tradition in tournament participations, have all praised the impeccable organisation and have named our tournament as one of the best in Europe. Our tournament is rightfully called the "Champions League" of the U13!