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Zagreb Football Association 21st Football tournament

MEDULIN, 30.04.-03.05.2020.

 

We would like to invite you to participate with your teams at the 21st Open Football Tournament of the Zagreb Football Association.

In cooperation with "GAT" travel agency, Zagreb Football Association (ZNS) is organizing the traditional youth football tournament for boys and girls for the 21st time. This tournament was organized for the first time in year 2000 when only 480 participants participated in the tournament. In the following year the number rose to 780 participants and in year 2006 there were already 1.200 participants. From year to year the number of participants increased, when in year 2010 it went up to 101 teams with a total of 2.131 participants.

The tournament has expanded not only in Croatia, but also abroad. With the participation of several foreign clubs (Italy, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Sweden, Austria ...) the tournament got an international character.

 

The 20th anniversary tournament of the Zagreb Football Association was attended by 125 teams with 2.120 participants.

To increase the quality of football tournament, we are currently negotiating the possibility of participation of well-known football clubs from Italy (AC Milan), Germany (FC Bayern), Great Britain (Southampton FC), Portugal (S.L. Benfica), Austria (SK Sturm Graz, FC Admira Wacker Mödling, Wolfsberger AC), Slovenia (NK Maribor, NK Krško), Serbia (FK Vojvodina, FK Crvena Zvezda), Switzerland (FC Lugano), Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland and even Australia and United States of America.

Of course, we expect the usual participation of the Croatian clubs that participate in the tournament every year with a very large number of teams. The clubs GNK Dinamo, NK Lokomotiva, HNK Rijeka, HNK Gorica, NK Rudeš and NK Istra 1961 already confirmed their participation for next year.

These statistics are the proof that the tournament organized by ZNS experts has become one of the most interesting tournaments in Croatia, thanks to the quality of the accommodation and the sports content.

 

Below you will find the most important information for the tournament 2020 :

 

Period : 30. April to 03. May 2020.

Location :  MEDULIN - Istria

Organizer :  Zagreb Football Association (ZNS) and travel agency "GAT" Medulin

 

General information’s :

category Year of birth Number of players
U – 13 boys 2007. and younger 10+1
U – 12 boys 2008. and younger 10+1
U – 11 boys 2009. and younger 7+1
U – 10 boys 2010. and younger 8+1
U – 9   boys 2011. and younger 6+1
U – 8   boys 2012. and younger 6+1
U – 14 girls 2006. and younger 8+1

 

Number of matches :  each team will play 8 to 12 matches at the tournament.

 

Prizes:

  • -          Cup and medals for place 1 to 3,
  • -          Cup for the best player in every category,
  • -          Cup for the best goalkeeper,
  • -          Cup for the leading goal scorer.

 

Accommodations available during the tournament in 2020. :

 

  • -          Hotel PARK PLAZA BELVEDERE ****
  • -          Hotel ARENA HOLIDAY ***
  • -          Apartments AI PINI ***
  • -          Apartments KAŽELA ***
  • -          Hotel BRIONI **

 

Trainers are accommodated in double rooms and boys and girls in three- and four-bedded rooms as well as apartments for three, four or five persons. Since we have limited capacity in all accommodations, we would ask you to inform us in time of the planned number of persons and selected accommodation so that we can reserve the desired hotel or apartments for your team. The first meal on the day of arrival is dinner and the last meal is lunch on the day of departure.

 

Hotel PARK PLAZA BELVEDERE : the Park Plaza Belvedere Hotel is well known in the world of sport and widely recognized as a training venue for top athlets. Thanks to its wide range of sporting activities, it is one of the most perfect Medulin hotels for guests seeking an active holiday in Croatia, where they can keep fit. The hotel guests have at their disposal a variety of indoor and outdoor facilities. Health & wellness centre includes sauna’s, indoor swimming pool, whirlpools, traditional and sport massage, relax zone, beauty centre, fitness and trim room. The Park Plaza Belvedere has two wings with 427 contemporary styled and thoughtfully equipped rooms on 4 floors. Almost all rooms feature a balcony overlooking the lush green pine trees or shimmering blue waters of the Adriatic. All of the rooms are equipped with air condition, bathroom with shower and hair dryer, free Wi-Fi, LCD flat-screen TV, mini bar, personal laptop safe, phone + direct dialing, smoke detectors. Most of the rooms have either a balcony or a terrace.

 

Hotel ARENA HOLIDAY : Holiday Hotel is highly popular among families since it is in close proximity to a series of scenic walking and biking trails as well as to a sandy shallow beach. Guests are also welcome to use the pool bar and visit the souvenir shop on offer. Free Wi Fi is available in all public areas. The hotel also features a lobby, TV lounge and aperitif bar – the perfect place to relax at the end of the day. Hotel Holiday has access to two outdoor seawater swimming pools – as well as an outdoor terrace and pool bar – providing the perfect place to spend the day at the hotel. The 192 guest rooms situated over four floors are modern and well equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, a telephone, hairdryer and showers over the bath. Many of the rooms afford glorious sea views too, over the islands and the peninsulas.

 

Apartments AI PINI : Ai Pini Medulin Resort is the perfect location for unforgettable holidays and it can be both dynamic and active or relaxing, according to your wishes. Ai Pini Resort enjoys a wonderful location in the picturesque fishing village of Medulin. The resort is known for its excellent range of tourist facilities as well as the beautiful surroundings. The 64 well-equipped apartments are arranged in rows around a central green space. All are decorated in a contemporary style and offer a high level of comfort. Apartment description: 30 m2, up to 4 persons, on the ground floor and 1st floor, air condition (additional charges may apply), living room with sofa bed for 2 persons, 1 double room, fully equipped kitchenette, bathroom with shower (bed linen, pillows and towels included), hair dryer in bathroom, terrace, SAT TV, safe deposit box, 220 V sockets, coffee maker. Guests of "Ai Pini" apartments will enjoy all meals in the restaurant of the neighboring hotel "Holiday".

 

Apartments KAŽELA : the apartments in Kažela are surrounded by lush Mediterranean greenery near the sea. These spacious apartments offer a range of modern luxurious amenities, including air conditioning and a fully equipped kitchenette. Guests can dine on the balcony of the apartment and enjoy the fresh aroma of the surrounding pine trees.

Apartment description (3 PAX): up to 3 persons on the ground or 1st floor, cca. 28 m2, living room, one double room with extra bed. Apartments equipment and furnishing: air condition (additional charges may apply), SAT TV, fully equipped kitchenette, bathroom with shower (bed linen, pillows and towels included), balcony, 220 V sockets.

Apartment description (5 PAX): up to 5 persons on the ground floor or 1st floor, cca. 45 m2, living room with a convertible sofa for 1 person, 2 double rooms. Apartments equipment and furnishing: air condition (additional charges may apply), SAT TV, fully equipped kitchenette, bathroom with shower (bed linen, pillows and towels included), balcony, 220 V sockets.

The guests of the apartments "Kažela" will take all meals at the camp in a nearby restaurant or in one of the nearby hotels in Medulin.

 

Hotel BRIONI : the Hotel Brioni is one of the most highly regarded hotels in Croatia, enjoying a superb location overlooking the indented Istrian Peninsula and charming seafront promenade. Benefit from being surrounded by the lush Mediterranean greenery, which is typical of this beautiful stretch of Adraitic coast. The Hotel Brioni is connected to the sea via a series of terraced beaches. The hotel makes the ideal choice of resort for both a vacation and business trip, with a stunning backdrop which is perfect for a variety of business events or meetings. All of the rooms are equipped with bathroom with shower and hair dryer, SAT TV, phone – direct dialing and balcony.

 

Football pitches : Medulin has 6 natural grass football pitches and 2 artificial grass football pitches, which are located in the immediate vicinity of the hotels / apartments (200-800 m) and are exclusively for the training teams. Also, during the tournament the apartments and the hotel are connected with the football pitches with a tourist train, which we engage every year to facilitate and accelerate the connection between the accommodation and the football pitches. The teams accommodated in Medulin do not need any buses as all pitches are within walking distance. Hotel “Brioni” is the only accommodation in Pula, which is located 12 km from the football pitches.

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References : some of the top players who participated in the football tournament and the football camps of the Zagreb Football Association in Medulin : Mateo Kovačić (Chelsea), Milan Badelj (Lazio), Vedran Ćorluka (Lokomotiv Moskva), Mario Mandžukić (Juventus), Andrej Kramarić (Hoffenheim), Tin Jedvaj (Bayer), Marko Pjaca (Fiorentina), Alen Halilović (Milan), Filip Benović (Celtic).

 

Price

Package-price per person 3 nights / 4 days : 

  • Hotel Park Plaza Belvedere 
  • Hotel Arena Holiday 
  • Appartments Ai Pini 
  • Appartments Kažela
  • Hotel Brioni 

 

Services included in price :

- 3 x full board at one of the hotels or resorts,

- participation on tournament,

all matches according to tournament schedule with qualified referees

- trophies : cups and medals per team (number 1 to 3 per category),

- sojourn tax and VAT.

 

Free places : on each 21 persons 1 person is free of charge.

 

Information :  for all other questions or registrations please contact us anytime :

 

"GAT" Travel Agency, Medulin - Mr. Alen Bemobić

Osipovica 31, 52203 Medulin, Croatia

Tel: +385 / 98 / 335 213,

Tel/Fax: +385 / 52 / 576 799

E-mail : gat@pu.t-com.hr   

 

“Zagreb Football Association”, Zagreb

prof. Goran Lacković, prof. Velimir Čarapina

Frankopanska 2/III, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

Tel : +385 1 4848 - 516, - 517 or 518

Fax : +385 1 4848477

E-mail : zns@zns.hr

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

Remark : the combination of travel services offered to you is a package within the meaning of Directive (EU) 2015/2302. Therefore, you will benefit from all EU rights applying to packages. Company GAT d.o.o. will be fully responsible for the proper performance of the package as a whole. Additionally, as required by law, company GAT d.o.o. has protection in place to refund your payments and, where transport is included in the package, to ensure your repatriation in the event that it becomes insolvent.

 

Payment : bank transfers as follows:

  • Deposit: 25% of the total amount at the time of booking
  • Payment of the remaining amount : no later than 10.04.2020.

 

Bank transfer payment details :

Beneficiary : GAT TRAVEL AGENCY, Osipovica 31, 52203 Medulin, Croatia

Bank : OTP BANKA d.d., Domovinskog rata 61, 21000 Split, Croatia

IBAN : HR1924070001500001406 

SWIFT (BIC-CODE) : OTPVHR2X

 

Registrations : the responsible person of the club is obligated to provide information on the number of registered persons (number of players + number of trainers) to GAT as follows :


- 1st booking stay – until 10.12.19.

- 2nd booking stay – until 10.01.20.

- 3rd booking stay – until 10.02.20.

- final booking stay – until 10.03.20.

Increasing the number of the persons in relation to the booked reservation will be possible after the confirmation of GAT.

 

Cancellation policy : only the responsible person of the club can ask us to cancel the booking or to remove any of the named group members from it. The cancellation charges shown below apply from the date we receive your cancellation instruction at our office. In order to cover our expected losses from the cancellation there’s a set scale of charges which must be paid by you if you or anyone travelling with you cancels or you cancel any services or arrangements that form part of your booking with us. The charges are a percentage of the costs of the arrangements being cancelled.

  • Up to 60 days prior to the departure, 5% of the package price,
  • 59 to 30 days prior to the departure, 25% of the package price,
  • 29 to 15 days prior to the departure, 50% of the package price,
  • 14 to 10 days prior to the departure, 75% of the package price,
  • 09 to 04 days prior to the departure, 80% of the package price,
  • 03 days prior to the departure and after the tour start date, 100% of the package price.

If you want to change your booking before your travel, we’ll try to help but we can’t guarantee it will always be possible, because changes are subject to availability at the time and to the supplier’s terms and conditions. If we can make the change you ask for, you’ll have to pay for any additional services, facilities, or other items you request at the price which applies on the day the change is made.

 

Insurance : the package price does not include any travel insurance. In order to help protect you, your traveling party, and your trip investment, we recommend that you add travel protection to your reservation. The cost of the protection plan varies with the cost of your vacation, please contact us for your pricing quote. We suggest that the policy should include, but not be limited to, the following cover : the cost of termination of the contract by the traveller and  the cost of assistance, including repatriation, in the event of accident, illness or death. By signing the tour Contract, with these Terms and Conditions as its integral part, it is understood that additional insurances stated in the previous paragraph have been offered and recommended to customers. In case that the customer requests the stated insurances, they can be contracted directly with an insurer or through GAT, whereby GAT acts only as a mediator. We recommend that you study the insurance terms carefully before the purchasing.

 

General Visa Requirements for Croatia : even prior to EU entry, foreign visitors did not normally require visas to enter Croatia. Citizens of the EU countries did not (and do not) need visas to visit Croatia. Visitors can visit Croatia for up to 90 days in any 180 day period. For other countries, please check the Croatian Ministry of Foreign Affairs‘ website for visa requirements for Croatia. If you do need a visa, please contact the Croatian Embassy in your country for more information.Despite being part of the EU, Croatia IS NOT part of the Schengen Zone. The country officially applied to join on 1st July 2015, but it is still not yet part of the Zone. Citizens of EU countries may enter Croatia using their national identity cards (if these exist) instead of a passport. Otherwise, passports are required to enter Croatia.

 

Healthcare in Croatia : the health service in Croatia is of a good standard. As the country is part of the EU, the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is now valid in Croatia. If you’re the citizen of an EU country and are travelling to Croatia, we would highly recommend that you obtain an EHIC (it is free, after all!). Each country's health system is different and might not include all the things you would expect to get free of charge from the NHS. This means you may have to make a patient contribution to the cost of your care. Your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) will allow you to access public healthcare provided in Croatia at a reduced cost, or sometimes for free. You may be asked to present your passport or other travel documents as proof of identity. Please, check with your home healthcare provider for their information for Croatia. Whether you’re an EU resident (with an EHIC) or not, we would definitely advise all travellers to obtain travel insurance when travelling abroad.

 

Persons with reduced mobility : travel is not suitable for people with reduced mobility

 

Other pre-contractual information : other pre-contractual information and general terms of business for package arrangements in accordance with EU Directive 2015/2302 dated 25.11.2015 we have published on our web site www.gat.hr in PDF format as a permanent data carrier. Please be sure to read them carefully as they are an integral part of the offer. GAT reserves the right to change the pre-contractual information prior to conclusion of the package arrangements.