Meet the Champions of Tomorrow in the gem of the Mediterranean
The Elite NEON Cup is Greece’s most important youth football event, and one of Europe’s best as well. Every year, professional teams from all over the country as well as other nations in Europe travel to Athens to take part into this elite football competition.
In 2024 this tournament comes for the first ever time to Cyprus. Are you ready for the challenge?
The Elite Neon Cup in Cyprus stands out as the nation’s premier youth football tournament, drawing top talents from across Europe. For referees eyeing this prestigious event, a noteworthy criterion is that those considered must have prior experience officiating adult matches, at least at the regional level. Selected referees are entitled to complimentary accommodation provided in either a hotel or holiday village. In addition to a comfortable stay, referees enjoy the convenience of free full board during the tournament and transportation to and from the playing fields. While airport transfers are not covered, the comprehensive support ensures that referees can focus on delivering top-notch officiating at this esteemed youth football competition.
Referees for the Elite Neon Cup in Greece are treated to a luxurious stay at a 4-star hotel with full board services.
This premium offering ensures that referees have access to delectable meals throughout their stay, heightening their overall experience during this prestigious youth football tournament. The strategic choice of a high-quality hotel underscores the commitment to enhancing the well-being and satisfaction of the referees, contributing to the positive atmosphere of the competition.
Beyond the football pitches of the Elite Neon Cup, referees visiting Paphos have a myriad of cultural and historical attractions to explore. Paphos, with its rich tapestry of antiquity, boasts UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as the Tombs of the Kings and the Archaeological Park. Referees can wander through the ancient ruins, marveling at well-preserved mosaics and remnants of a bygone era. The enchanting Paphos Castle, perched on the edge of the harbor, offers breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea and is a testament to the city’s historical significance. For those seeking a blend of mythology and natural beauty, the birthplace of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, is just a short drive away at Petra tou Romiou. Additionally, the vibrant Paphos Old Town beckons with charming narrow streets, local markets, and inviting cafes, providing referees with a delightful taste of Cypriot culture. With its diverse array of attractions, Paphos ensures that referees can immerse themselves in the captivating history and allure of this coastal city during their stay.
Traveling to Cyprus for the Elite Neon Cup is made convenient with accessible air travel options. Referees have the flexibility to choose between two major airports, Larnaca and Paphos, each offering a gateway to the island’s football excitement. While both airports ensure seamless connectivity, Paphos Airport stands out as the preferred choice, thanks to its strategic location and enhanced travel experience. Referees opting for Paphos Airport can enjoy the advantage of a smoother journey, with its proximity to tournament venues and luxurious accommodations.
Attended several tournaments as an observer. Very competitive games where officials can learn and improve. Recommended.
It was great experience doing referring. Referees from different countries shares their culture, experience and friendship. One of best platform for everyone to learn and explore their skills on the field. I made many new friends and I enjoyed the moment. See you all in next tournaments.
I went with refereeabroad too Bethesda Premier Cup, it was a great experience and Dan took really good care of us referees. Would recommend to all referees to go to one of the tournaments if you are able too. Besides that some really good observers was there helping us to improve.
MARCOS ANTONIO CORDEIRO
Falar dos torneios que participei é falar de Daniel, um amigo de longa data, competente, companheiro um excelente profissional, possibilitando a pessoas comuns uma experiência fantástica, que enriquece o acervo cultural, técnico, emocional e pessoal transformando o homem em um árbitro de ⚽️.
Geweldige ervaring om mee te maken, met een super organisatie en geweldige toernooien!
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