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 ultimate winning team represents England at the Danone Nations Cup World Final, an international football tournament involving 2.5 million children from 32 countries around the world!ESFA U11’s Danone Nations cup competitions§ ESFA Danone U11 7-a-side Schools’ Cup for School Teams§ ESFA Danone U11 7-a-side Schools’ Cup for Girls§ ESFA Danone U11 Small Schools’ Soccer Sevens§ ESFA Danone U11 7-a-side Inter Association Trophy
2016 national final: May 22nd
2016 winning team: Lewisham PSFA
For more details on how to register your school team, please head to the ESFA website (www.esfa.co.uk), or send an email to DNCEngland@danone.com for any questions.
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Participates in the DNC since 2019
2019 national team: Easington Colliery Girls
2019 ranking: 8th