For the first time the competition's history, the match between the Ligue 1 Uber Eats champions and the winner of the Coupe de France will be held in Israel. The season 2021-22 curtain-raiser will take place on Sunday, 1 August 2021, at Bloomfield Stadium in Tel Aviv.
In its meeting on Thursday, 11 March, the LFP's Board of Directors voted to hold the 2021 edition of the Trophée des Champions in Tel Aviv, Israel.
The LFP and event partners COMTEC Group are very pleased that the Trophée des Champions will be held abroad again.
COMTEC Group has more than 35 years of experience in the production and organisation of massive international events. Among the sports events organized by COMTEC we can highlight "Euroleague Final 4 Tel Aviv, 2004"; the "Euroleague Final 4 Athens, 2007"; the "The FC Barcelona Peace Tour in 2013"; the "FIBA Eurobasket Tel Aviv 2017"; "La Grande Partenza of the Giro D'Italia Cycling Grand Tour from Jerusalem to Rome in Israel”; and the "European Judo Championship" in Tel Aviv, both in 2018; the visit and friendly match of Atlético de Madrid to Israel on May 2019, the friendly match between the national football teams of Argentina and Uruguay in Tel Aviv on November 2019 ; and the Grand Slam Judo 2021 in Tel Aviv in February 2021.
Mathieu Ficot, LFP Deputy CEO:
"The international development of Ligue 1 Uber Eats remains one of our priorities. Our goal is to offer an international exposure and promote French clubs and Ligue 1 Uber Eats abroad, especially in the Middle East. This partnership with COMTEC Group reinforces our aim to promote French professional football in a key area for its development."
Daniel Benaim, Founder and CEO of COMTEC Group:
"We are proud and honored to host the Trophée des Champions 2021 edition in Israel. Our group will guarantee the organisation of an unforgettable match for the Israeli public and football fans all around the world. We are sure that this event is the beginning of an exciting and fruitful cooperation between COMTEC Group and the LFP not only for 2021, but also for years to come."