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Joan Gamper Trophy 2017

Trofeu Joan Gamper - FC Barcelona v Chapecoense, Brazil

Match date: Monday 7th August 2017
Match kick-off time: 20:30 pm - 8.30pm CET local time
Match stadium: Camp Nou stadium  
Hotels: Hotels near Camp Nou Barcelona
TV station: see Trofeu Gamper live in Spain on Antena 3

Final result FC Barcelona 5 - 0 Chapecoense

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The invited team for the 2017 Joan Gamper Cup is Chapecoense, Brazil. The Gamper Cup date has been confirmed as Monday 7th August 2017.  FC Barcelona has invited Brazilian team Chapecoense to the 2017 Gamper Cup.  Chapecoense were the victims of a tragic plane crash on their way to play in the Copa Sudamericana final in Colombia in November 2016. FC Barcelona wants to pay tribute to the 71 people who died in the accident and their families. The Gamper Trophy Cup - Trofeu Joan Gamper is a traditional FC Barcelona pre-season friendly game and the first home game of the season for FC Barcelona in the 2017/18 season. This is when the new players are presented to the fans and so it is a great chance to see the new first team at Camp Nou. 

Gamper Cup tickets are on sale now for the game on Monday 7th August 2017. Your printable electronic tickets will be sent in PDF format in a follow up email separate from your order confirmation. When received, please check that they are correct, print them at home and bring them to the event. If for any reason, we are unable to send e-tickets, we will deliver paper tickets to your hotel or offer you another collection option at no extra cost. Note that e-tickets are generally sent the same week of the event, up to 24h before the event starts. We recommend that you also check your spam or junk mail folder if you do not see the e-tickets in your e-mail inbox.

The Gamper cup is always a festive evening. The Joan Gamper Cup is the only game of the Barcelona football year when all 98,772 seats at Camp Nou are on sale to the general public and at low prices. The Gamper Trophy Cup, called Trofeu Joan Gamper in the Catalan language, is a festive pre-season friendly game and a great chance to see the new first team presentation under the leadership of new coach Ernesto Valverde, who himself is a former FC Barcelona player. 

In 2017 the Gamper trophy celebrates its 52nd edition. The Joan Gamper Trophy is also called 'La Festa del Gamper.' Joan Gamper, (Hans Kamper) was the man who started it all when he founded FC Barcelona on November 29th 1899 and was one of the first players. Gamper was originally a Swiss citizen and later became Spanish. The club colours blue & red were inspired by the colours of the football team in Gampers home town Basel in Switzerland. FC Basel still play in the same colours as FC Barcelona. Gamper was club captain at FC Basel in Switzerland and co-founder of both FC Basel and FC Zürich football teams. Gamper was the first president of FC Barcelona and served as president for several periods later in his life. 

The Barcelona football club was founded by Gamper, when on 22nd October 1899 he placed an advert in the sports magazine 'Los Deportes' looking for players to form a football club in Barcelona. This led to a meeting at the 'Gimnasio Solé' gym  on November 29th 1899 and then football club Barcelona was a reality. The founding members were Swiss, British and Spanish soccer enthusiasts.  You can read more about Gamper on wikipedia.
The Joan Gamper Trophy was established in 1966 by the FC Barcelona president Enric Llaudet to honour Gamper. From 1966 to 1996 the Gamper was a mini tournament that was played by four teams, but since 1996 the Gamper Trophy has been a single game between FC Barcelona and an invited team. The Joan Gamper Cup is also the only game of the year when all 98,772 seats at Camp Nou are on sale to the general public and at low prices.
If you are in Spain you can see the Gamper game live on Catalan TV3 or live online on the Catalan TV3 website. Or listen live on R@dio Barça 

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Carrer d'Arístides Maillol 12
08028 Barcelona, Spain

Directions to Camp Nou stadium are below. Best hotels near Camp Nou. Camp Nou or Nou Camp is the stadium of FC Barcelona football club also called Barça, FCB or La Blaugrana. Camp Nou is located in Les Corts area of Barcelona (see map below).

The official name of the stadium is 'Nou Estadi del Futbol Club Barcelona.' The inauguration was 24 September 1956. The Camp Nou was renovated in 1980 & 1994. The current seating capacity is 99,354 seats making Camp Nou the biggest soccer stadium in Europe.

FC Barcelona football club was founded on 29th November 1899. The FC Barcelona club colours are Blue & Red and called Blaugrana in Catalan. The FCB Club anthem is called Cant del Barça (lyrics and English translation). Camp Nou is a smoke-free zone. Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the Camp Nou stadium grounds. Scroll down to find nearest metro stations to Camp Nou and metro times and maps.

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Pedestrian access gates

Access gate 9: Av. de Joan XXIII
Access gat 15: Av. Arístides Maillol
Access gate 15A: Av. Les Corts (Social Area access)
Access gate 18: Av. Les Corts 

By Metro 
Nearest metro stations to Camp Nou:
Metro station: Collblanc Blue L5
Metro station: Palau Reial‎ on Green L3
Metro station: Zona Universitària‎ on Green L3
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For Champions League games at Camp Nou the metro is usually open until midnight. For other big games which are played after 20:00 the metro sometimes extends its opening hours but be sure to check this.

By Tram to Camp Nou
Barcelona Tram lines T1, T2 & T3 tram lines have stops near Camp Nou Stadium

By Bus to Camp Nou
Buses to Camp Nou from city center. Bus line 54 is the main bus line from city center to Camp Nou ground. Usually extra buses are added on days of big games. For very big games sometimes a special public transport shuttle bus between the Camp Nou and Plaza Catalunya after the game, but please check on TMB bus website

By Taxi to Camp Nou 
Taxi to Camp Nou are about 15 euros from Barcelona city centre. The drive is about 10 minutes but can be much longer in heavy traffic before and after a big event or a big game. 
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Disabled people should always enter Camp Nou stadium at gate 62. Inside the stadium there are two adapted ramps by the goals in the first tier, which are designed for wheelchair users. Please contact the club seating department to ask about availability. If coming with an assistant, that person gets in for free.  Toilets are adapted for the disabled and there are parking spaces for the disabled just outside the grounds. FCB Museum visits are adapted for the disabled. 

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