The Danone Nations Cup

Our second Corporate Social Responsibility initiative promoting healthy lifestyles is the Danone Nations Cup. This football competition promotes the importance of regular exercise to keep fit and healthy and to ultimately fulfil future dreams.


Zidane Danone

About Danone Nations Cup

The Danone Nations Cup is the world’s biggest international football tournament for 10 to 12-year olds. From England to Indonesia, China to Mexico, 32 countries participate each year in making the dreams of some 2.5 million boys and girls come true through a unique and unforgettable experience.


Danone Nations Cup in numbers

  • 1st tournament held in 2000
  • Over 4,000 school teams throughout England participated in the 2012/13 season
  • 2.5 million children in 32 countries take part in the entire tournament each year
  • 400 children play in the international final, held in year in a prestigious stadium. Past venues include Le Parc des Princes (Paris), the Orlando Stadium (South Africa), Bernabeu Stadium (Madrid) and Wembley Stadium in London in 2013.


Danone Nations Cup mascot with children

Danone Nations Cup in England

The English leg is run by the English Schools’ Football Association. Over 3,000 primary school team take part each year. For more information on how to register your school or see results from the competitions visit: