The traditional Arena Cup celebrates 10 years
Medulin is increasingly recognized on the map of Croatia as a winter oasis for sports tourism! A decade of sport, passion, and hospitality—this is exactly what the jubilee 10th Arena Cup, organized by the tourist boards of the municipality of Medulin and Arena Hospitality Group, represents. This year's spectacular jubilee will be held from January 10 to 20, 2024, at the Sports Center Medulin, with a number of renowned clubs from all over Europe, while the Park Plaza Belvedere Medulin hotel has traditionally hosted the accommodation for all teams participating in the tournament.
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Arena Hospitality Group not only sets standards in hospitality, but also supports the development of sports tourism in a unique way. In the last ten years, the Arena Cup has become an event where football stars and talents from different parts of Europe meet. From the first tournament in 2015 until now, every year has brought new challenges, excitement and unforgettable moments on the field. In addition to the teams participating in the tournament, many Croatian first league players have chosen Medulin as their base for preparations, while a seminar for HNL referees is also being held at the same time.
With a vision that recognizes the importance of integrating sports and tourism, Arena Hospitality Group becomes a key actor for the development of Medulin and the wider region as a top destination for sports events. The company's commitment is not only in providing services, but also in creating experiences that remain in the memory of every visitor.
Mr. Reli Slonim, CEO of the Arena Hospitality Group, on the occasion of the anniversary edition of the Arena Cup, declares: "Ten years of the Arena Cup testify to our tireless commitment to the development of sports tourism in Medulin.
Every step towards the jubilee tenth edition of this tournament carries a strong sense of nostalgia and memories of the moments when the ball touched the turf for the first time, when young talents showed themselves to the world and when fans cheered for their pets. It's not just a game; it is a family, a community that comes together with the love of football as an eternal bond. I am proud of our achievements so far, but I am even more enthusiastic about the future. The anniversary edition is an opportunity to celebrate everything that Arena Hospitality Group stands for - top service, deep passion for sports and endless commitment to the advancement of tourism in all segments."
A decade of football passion, emotions and unforgettable moments will certainly be marked at this year's anniversary edition. For all sports fans, the 10th Arena Cup in Medulin will be an opportunity to experience football tradition and the future in one place. See you again this year from January 10 to 20, 2024.
in the Medulin Sports Center! List of clubs in this year's Arena Cup:
- NK SLAVEN BELUPO
- NK LOKOMOTIVA ZAGREB
- KAPFENBERGER SV
- FK RUDAR PLJEVLJA
- NK VARAŽDIN
- HNK GORICA
- NK ISTRA 1961
- FK RADNIČKI NOVI BEOGRAD