Football is a hot sport in Åland. Both the men's team, IFK
Mariehamn, and the women's team, Åland United, play in the highest
league in Finland.
In Åland there are also many international football tournaments
arranged for different age groups each year. The biggest of them is the
junior tournament Alandia Cup for 11 year olds, which celebrated its 30
year anniversary in the summer of 2007.
There are also good opportunities
for training in Åland with a total of 6 fine sports halls and 20 well
kept grass fields. When the outdoor season is over, the full size
football field in Eckerö Hallen is available. Additionally there are 5
full size gravel fields where you can play almost year round, thanks to
the good maintenance.
If your team wants to do more than just train during your stay in
Åland, the local football teams are more than willing to play a