The tournament will be attended by 16 teams
In XXVII Valentin Granatkin Memorial, which will be held in Saint-Petersburg from 3 to 11 January 2015, will be attended by 16 teams, composed of players under the age born in 1997: Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Russia, Saint-Petersburg, Slovakia, Slovenia, Finland, Estonia, South Korea and Japan.
The dates of the XXVII Valentin Granatkin Memorial have been fixed
Matches of the International youth football tournament in memory of Valentin Granatkin will take place in Peterburgsky Sport and Concert Complex from 3rd to 11th of January 2015.
The competition will gather 16 youth national teams containing players born in 1997.
At the moment, the Russian Football Union has formed a working group on the organization and conduction of the tournament, which was headed by Vladimir Oleksin. The tournament director - Dmitry Schneider.
Japan - the winner of the XXVI International Youth Football Tournament In Memory of the First FIFA Vice-president Valentin Granatkin.