Danone Nations Cup
Danone Nations Cup

Recognised by FIFA, the Danone Nations Cup is the world’s largest international soccer tournament for children aged 10 to 12, drawing over 2.5 million participants from over 40 countries every year. This year, Danone nations cup South Africa has supported 3 000 schools and 30 000 players.


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Danone Indemnity form 2014 (781 KB) 
DNC 2014 Welcome Letter (856 KB)
School Registration Form 2014 (379 KB)
Summary DNC Rules 2014 (1.7 MB)
TEAM  MATCH  REPORT - 2014 (521 KB)
Kids reporter - Competition rules and regulations
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After a beautiful season the DNC National Final was hosted at Eldorado park on the 23rd of June.
The 9 schools that competed against each other played with real professionalism and made their supporters proud.

The competition continues in Poland this September with the DNC World Final. Our country will be represented by our 2012 champions: Sinamuva Primary School from Kwazulu Natal.
Congratulations to all players and thank you for your support.

We believe in them.


It is now official … Our new DANONE kids reporter who will cover the Danone Nations Cup World Final is Thapelo Seboko!

It is with great pleasure that we welcome him to our South African DNC team for the world tournament.
He will be following our SA team in Poland this September and capturing every exciting moment of the tournament.
He will return with many incredible memories from the tournament to share with you and our e-tv viewers. 

Look out for him!

Congratulations once again Thapelo!!!

Barkerville Primary school made history when they won the DANONE Nations Cup and will be the first team from the Eastern Cape to represent South Africa in the World Finals taking place in Madrid, Spain, from 5th to 10th July.Barkerville Primary was undoubtedly the best team on the day winning all their League games to top Group A clinching a spot in the final.
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South Africa And Mexico Emerge As Danone Nations Cup Champions
It  was  a  grand  finale  to the Danone Nations Cup World Cup final at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto today when South Africa were crowned the 2009 and Mexico  the  2010 champions of this, the biggest tournament for kids in the world.
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Over the last 10 years, the Danone Nations Cup has become the biggest and best known international soccer tournament for children under 12. This tournament, a fantastic human adventure, is driven by Danone’s commitment to provide a sustainable platform for children’s health and wellbeing.

Each year, more than 2.5 million children from over 40 countries, including South Africa, participate in the Danone Nations Cup.

Beyond the boundaries of sport, this event, now destined to travel all around the globe, commits to giving children a good reason to believe in their dreams.


The South African Tournament:

  • 12 years of participation
  • Over 2,500 schools participating
  • Over 35,000 kids participating
  • 9 Provincial Tournaments
  • 1 National Final
  • 14 kids in the World Final Winning Team
  • 1 ambassador: Neil Tovey
  • Official partner: SASFA – South African Schools Football Association

The International Tournament:

  • 12th edition
  • 40 countries participating
  • 2,500,000 children between 10 and 12 years of age participating each year
  • Over 35,000 schools and 20,000 clubs involved throughout the world in 2009
  • 1,200 players in Johannesburg over 4 days in October 2010
  • 1 World Final day at Orlando Stadium on 03 October
  • 700,000 spectators throughout the world 30,000 spectators at the World Final
  • 250 international journalists expected at Orlando Stadium
  • 1 prestigious ambassador: Zinédine Zidane
For more information, visit www.danonenationscup.com







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