Gothia China Tour Aug 2020

GothiaCupChinaWe have decided to postpone going to Gothia Cup China till 2021  


Exciting NEWS:

Gothia Cup China is the largest Asian Soccer tournament and will offer the Gothia Cup’s well-known quality and organization along with Chinese tradition and culture.

The tour will be from Aug 2 – 11 , 2020 (tentative). Side trips to Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai or other nice places may be organized after we confirm the group. 

Gothia Cup China 2020 will be held August 4 – 11 2020 in Chengyang district Qingdao, China.

August 4th night Opening

August 5th, 6th, 7th, group match

August 8th,9th play off

August 10th final

August 11th departure

For 2020, NSA will assemble dedicated players, Boys and Girls  born 2006-2010 to participate

Families will be responsible for their own flights.

You may also arrange to visit other locations on your own.

About Qingdao

Qingdao, a tourist destination,  is the  host city for Gothia Cup China.  All the venues, Accommodation are located in Chengyang District, Qingdao, which is 1 hour drive to the coast.



Greater Bay Area:

Hong Kong:

Promotional video Qingdao on Youtube,   A charming City

City Center of Qingdao

Gothia Cup China Videos


Four essential qualities of an NSA Tournament Team player
1. Passion to play at a high level
2. Desire to Learn
3. Maturity to travel
4. Family support

International Tour Coaches
Frederick Hsu : USSF “A” Licensed   and other highly qualified staff.

Carlos Basso :



Player Selection: Players are selected to join the NSA International soccer tour teams based on

the players ability, motivation, passion for the game and desire to learn

    • whether the NSA staff feels that the player can benefit from the NSA method of teaching.
    • players having supportive parents who share the NSA philosophy of youth development and are willing to abide by the NSA guidelines
    • Players ARE NOT selected simply because they are financially able to join NSA tour. Unlike some other organizations, NSA is NOT a travel agency who brings everyone who can afford it on tour..
    • Coaches Recommendations:  We strongly encourage coaches/trainers of ECNL, Development Academy, Premier, Select , Classic teams and other higher level teams to recommend dedicated players whom you think could benefit from the NSA International soccer tour experiences. They will come back to you better players.

      Cost :(subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances)


    • Land cost $1950-  pays for Aug 4 – 11, 2020 ; coaches, chaperones and  food and lodging provided by the tournament.
    • NSA Playing Uniform Package $150 (you may purchase additional gear like bags and jacket)
    • Chinese Visa, Flights, additional sight seeing tours, players spending money are not included.
    • We can help arrange for flights and sight seeing tours but costs will vary depending on where you are flying from.
    • All participants must have a valid passport and Chinese visa. (it is not difficult to apply)
    • Supporters are welcome. NSA will make  the land arrangements necessary for supporters with convenient access to visit the players.Coaches and Chaperones are hired to attend to Players needs. Ratio of adults to players will be approximately 1: 5
    • International flights:
    • Since players will be coming from many different locations, we encourage participants to find their best way to meet up with the group in Qingdao.
    • Participants who wish to fly on the same flights as Coach Fred ( San Francisco )  should let us know as soon as possible.
    • The flight cost from the west coast to China will depend on how and  when the tickets are purchased. They are estimated to be between $950 – $1500.


To be selected, come to one of the tryout/interview sessions or send your player bio to Coach Fred at