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AFC Cairo 2024

Date: 29th February - 03rd March, 2024.

Place: Cairo (Egypt).

Registration Deadline: 14th January, 2024.

Payment Deadline: 19th January, 2024.

Cairo (Egypt)

Cairo, Egypt’s sprawling capital, is set on the Nile River.
At its heart is Tahrir Square and the vast Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities including royal mummies and gilded King Tutankhamun artifacts. Nearby, Giza is the site of the iconic pyramids and Great Sphinx, dating to the 26th century BC. In Gezira Island’s leafy Zamalek district, 187m Cairo Tower affords panoramic city views.

Weather

The average daily temperature in Cairo end of February is 15°C (59°F). This can reach highs of 20°C (68°F) or drop to lows of 10°C (50°F). Cairo sees an average of 4 mm over 3 days of rain. Cairo experiences, on average, 9 hours of sunshine per day at this time of the year

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Location

Dreamland Resort is located 50 Km from Cairo International Airport, 15 Km from the Great Pyramid of Giza and The Grand Egyptian Museum. It's also located 25 Km from Cairo Downtown.

Program

Program

Thursday, 29 FEBRUARY 2024

Arrival at the airport

Transfer to the hotels

Free Time (Optional: full/half day tour to the Pyramids *)

19:30 - 20:00 » Captain’s Meeting + Competition Draw
20:00 - 21:30 » Dinner at the hotel

Friday, 01 MARCH 2024

07:00 - 08:30 » Breakfast at the hotels

09:00 - 12:00 » Games

12:00 - 14:00 » Lunch at the fields

14:00 - 18:00 » Games

18:00 » Free time

Saturday, 02 MARCH 2024

07:00 - 08:30 » Breakfast at the hotels

09:00 - 12:30 » Final Phase Matches 

12:30 - 14:00 » Lunch at the fields

14:00 - 20:00 » Free time
20:00 - 21:30 » Farewell Dinner + Awards Ceremony

                      

Sunday, 03 MARCH 2024

07:00 - 09:00 » Breakfast

Transfers to the Airport all day 

* Full day tour to Pyramyds from 8:00 to 17:00
   Half day tour to Pyramids from 12:00 to 17:00

Accommodation

Accommodation

Basic Package

Royal Plaza  ★★★★ 

(30 rooms available)

Set 23 km from Giza Pyramids, Royal Day Plaza Hotel offers accommodation with a fitness centre, free private parking, a garden and a shared lounge. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a kids' club and room service, along with free WiFi. The accommodation features an ATM, a concierge service and organising tours for guests. All guest rooms at the hotel come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a bidet, a hairdryer and slippers. The rooms will provide guests with a desk and a kettle. Royal Day Plaza Hotel offers a terrace. With staff speaking Arabic and English, information is available at the reception. Great Sphinx is 24 km from the accommodation, while Tahrir Square is 32 km from the property. The nearest airport is Sphinx International Airport, 34 km from Royal Day Plaza Hotel.

Rated

booking.com

 

8.4

Economy Package

Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort ★★★★
(15 rooms available)

This resort is located in an esteemed residential area of Cairo, and uniquely combines an open space environment with health and luxury for a relaxing and rejuvenating experience. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and rooms. Rooms are large, with private balcony views overlooking the golf course. Tea and coffee facilities are available in the rooms. Mineral water available upon arrival. There are three restaurants serving Egyptian and international cuisine. You can also relax with a drink at the lobby bar and there is a spacious outdoor heated pool for your benefit. The Swiss Inn Pyramids Golf Resort is situated by the 27-hole Dreamland Golf Course, which is open all year round, and provides a challenging combination of water hazards and natural features. You also have the benefit of the World Gym, which offers a wide range of therapies, treatments and products. For families there is a kids corner for the kids entertainment. The Swiss Inn is just a 15-minute drive to the Pyramids of Giza. 

Rated

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8.0

Executive Package

Hilton Pyramids Golf ★★★★★

(30 rooms available)
 

Hilton Pyramids Golf offers warm hospitality within a fantastic Central 6th of October location; perfect for sightseeing, shopping or a business trip. With its classic accommodation and leisure and spa facilities. Choose from a variety of well-appointed Hilton Rooms, all of which feature golf-course or pool views from the balcony. Upgrade to a Junior Suite to benefit from a spacious living room. Be pampered in the hotel spa, work out in the gym or swim in the beautiful outdoor pool. Children will love the variety of entertainment on offer at the kids' club and pool. There are 7 elegant bars and restaurants to choose from Enjoy golf-course views at the Hilton Pyramids Golf as you lunch at the Fairway Restaurant or sip a cocktail at the swim-up Island Bar. If you are still in work mode during your stay, Hilton Pyramids Golf has 7 meeting rooms. The amusement park, Dream Park is 0.8 km away, Mall of Egypt and other Cairo attractions, including the renowned Pyramids of Giza, are nearby.

Rated 


                   

 

booking.com

8.2

Packages/Prices

(per team)

TEAM FEE

Includes:

  • Registration

  • Staff & Referees

  • Football Pitches

  • Cups & Trophies

  • 1 Ball

  • Sports bag

Packages/ Prices

250€ (elite cup)

200€ (friendly cup)

PACKAGES

(per person)

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* Prices per person for players, staff and guests from 29. Feb. to 03 Mar. 2024.
Prices only include bus transfers for groups with +9 people. Transfers for small groups (up to 8 people) or individual transfers are not included in this price and may have additional costs or may not be provided.

In order to get the early bird prices, packages must be paid until 30.NOV.2023

Prices can increase up to 100 € if the payment is not made before the 19th January 2024

** Extra-nights upon request

Info

Info

How to get

Cairo International Airport (CAI)  and Sphinx International Airport (SPX) are the closest airports to get to our tournament


Some of the airlines that perform flights to/from the CAI and SPX

Aegean Airlines

Air Arabia

Air Cairo

Air Cairo 

Air France

Air Go

Air Leisure

Alexandria Airlines

Almasria Universal

AMC

Austrian Airlines

Aviator

Badr Airline

British Airways

Cairo Aviation

China Airlines

Condor

Easyjet

Egypt Air

Emirates Airlines

Eritrean Airways

Ethiopian Airlines

Etihad Airways

Fly Baghdad

Fly Egypt

Fly Nas

Gulf Air

Iraqi Airways

Ita Airways

Jazeera Airways

Jordan Aviation

Kuwait Airways

Lot Polish Airlines

Lufthansa Airlines

Meridiana Fly

Middle East Airlines

National Air

Nesma Air

Nile Air

Oman Air

Petrolium Aviation Service

Privilege Style

Royal Air Maroc

Royal Jordanian

Royal Wings

Russian Airlines

Saudia

Smart

Sudan Airways

Swiss International Airlines

Syrian Air

Tarco Air

Transavia France

Tunis Air

Turkish Airlines

Ukraine International Airlines

Wizz Air

Yemenia Airway

Allowance

  • This tournament is open to all football amateur teams related with aviation business (Airlines, Airports, ATC - Air Traffic Controllers, Handling, Cargo, Catering, Travel Agencies - Sales Agents, Partners / Suppliers or others).
     

  • All players must be aviation employees (or former employees), however each team is allowed to bring up to 2 players outside aviation (but non professional football players).
     

  • During the registration process, the organizational committee can ask teams to present Company ID Cards confirming that the players belong to the aviation business or that are not professional football players.
     

  • Non-aviation amateur teams are allowed to participate. 
    The organization can provide wild cards and this decision should be taken by the organizers.

     

  • Teams can apply unlimited players, staff or guests.

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Competition

  • Categorie

    • Men​

  • Format

    • 7-a-side football

  • Division (*)
     

    • Elite Cup » + 18 years old
       

    • Friendly Cup » + 18 years old

    • Friendly Cup » + 35 years old
       

(*)

Elite Cup

  • Teams that want to play against the strongest teams and the main purpose to participate is to win the competition.

Friendly Cup (1)

  • Teams that just want to have fun, make new friends and play football no matter what the final score in each game will be.

    (1) 
    - In the Friendly Cup there is no individual awards (Best Player, Goalkeeper and Scorer) and the teams only receive participation cups.
    - No points will be awarded for t
    he AFC Ranking.

Packages

  • To participate at this tournament the organization provides 4 packages:

    - Executive package;
    - Economy package;
    - Basic package;
    - Low-cost package.

  • To apply, participants must accept all the services included in each package.
     

  • Other packages with less services WILL NOT be provided to participants. More services can be included in each package with extra costs.
     

  • To be part of the tournament, the packages must be requested to the organizational committee.
    Anyone who doesn't book a package with the organizational committee will not be considered as a participant at AFC and cannot be part of a team.

Payments

  • The captain / manager of each team is responsible to collect the money from the whole team and make the payment of the packages, by bank transfer, to the organizational committee.
    Individual payments by bank transfer are not accepted. Individual payments are only accepted when made with a credit card, where a 5% fee will be added to the package price. Please contact the organizing committee if you want to pay by credit card.

     

  • We have limited availability for each package and also limited rooms available at each hotel.
    For this reason, we will give priority to teams that send us full payments on time on a "first come, first served" basis.

    On the other hand for teams that do not make full payments or payment is made after the deadline, we can not guarantee them the requested package or even a spot in our tournament.

     

  • The package price can increase up to 100 € if payments are not made before the payment deadline.

Registration Deadline:
14th January 2024

Payment Deadline:
Team fee: With the registration form

Early Bird package prices: 30th November 2023

Packages: 19th January 2024

Deadlines for cancellation and no-shows

  • Team fee is non-refundable
     

  • Until 19th January 2024 - 100 % package refund;

  • Between 20th January and 26th January 2024 - 50 % package refund

  • After 27th January 2024 - Package will not be refunded.