The biggest football tournament for Special Olympics teams this year has just finished in Sweden. The Kim Kallstrom Trophy Tournament is part of the Gothia Cup (The World Youth Cup) and this year 27 Special Olympics teams from 12 countries took part and they were divided into 6 different Groups. The concept of the Kim Kallstrom Trophy started in 2011 where 21 Special Olympics teams from 7 different countries took part.
Thanks to Kim Kallstrom, the ‘Special Olympics category’ dedicated to players with an intellectual disability, returned this year stronger and better as part of the Gothia Cup 2012 at the Kvieberg fields in Gothenburg from 15 July-19 July. 50,000 people attended the Opening Ceremony at Ulevi Stadium.