The Under-19 teams of Barcelona, Benfica, Real Madrid and Salzburg will be in action at the Colovray Stadium in Nyon in the finals of the 2016/17 UEFA Youth League.
The top European footballers of tomorrow will be in action later this month at the Colovray Stadium in Nyon during the finals of the UEFA Youth League.
Highlighting the importance of the competition, now in its fourth edition, UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin says: "In just four seasons, the UEFA Youth League has already had a demonstrable impact, with players, referees and coaches all benefiting from this initiative to reduce the gap between youth and senior teams and offer talented young players a taste of elite European competition."
The local community, as well as friends, families and clubs, are invited to come to see some of the best young players of today and big names of the future showcase their skills. The matches are scheduled over two days:
Friday 21 April
- 13:00CET – Semi-final 1: Barcelona v Salzburg
- 17:00CET – Semi-final 2: Real Madrid v Benfica
Monday 24 April
Media accreditation: Media representatives wishing to attend the semi-finals and/or final are invited to register here by 12:00CET on 9 April
Non-rights holders are advised they will not be allowed to film during matches. However, they will have access to the post-match media activities provided they have the necessary accreditation. For more information, contact UYLFticketing@uefa.ch
or call +41 (0)22 707 22 11 during the ticket office opening hours (from 8 April).
BEFORE/AFTER THE MATCHES
- Various activities will take place before and after the games, from 10:30 to 19:30 on Friday 21 April and from 14:30 to 19:30 on Monday 24 April. Fans can have photos taken with the trophy, try 'Foot Air', marvel at freestylers, learn more about refereeing and the UEFA Foundation for Children, have their faces painted in team colours, take part in sponsor activities, and much more. Christian Karembeu will be present as event ambassador.
- On Friday 21 April local clubs will be involved in a UEFA Youth League junior mini-tournament.