The following teams competed in The Atlantic Cup.
Real Salt Lake (RSL) is a soccer club based in Salt Lake City, Utah, competing in Major League Soccer (MLS). Established in 2004. Notably, Real Salt Lake secured its first MLS Cup in 2009, marking a significant achievement in the club's history. RSL has also participated in international competitions, including the CONCACAF Champions League, representing MLS on the global stage. This year Real Salt Lake become the first MLS team to compete in the Atlantic Cup.
Klaksvíkar Ítróttarfelag, commonly known as Klaksvík FC, is a football club based in Klaksvík, Faroe Islands, and competes in the Faroe Islands Premier League that it has lifted an incredible twenty-one times including 2023. This year is Klaksvík FC’s debut in the Atlantic Cup also becoming the first ever team from Faroe Islands to participate in the tournament.
Molde Fotballklubb, is a Norwegian professional football club based in Molde. Competing in the Eliteserien, the top-tier Norwegian football league, Molde has a history of success domestically, clinching multiple Norwegian top-flight titles, and establishing a strong presence in European competitions. This year see’s Molde FK participate in the Atlantic Cup for the first ever time before returning to UEFA Europa Conference League action mid-February against Legia Warszawa.
Silkeborg IF, a Danish football club established in 1917 and based in Silkeborg, has a notable history in Danish football, having participated in various tiers of the national football system. As a club Silkeborg IF has made appearances in European competitions, contributing to its presence on the Danish football scene. Joining us for a second time Silkeborg IF will take part in the Atlantic Cup for the first time since finishing runners up 2013.
IFK Göteborg is a historic and highly successful football club based in Gothenburg, Sweden. Competing in the top-tier Allsvenskan, the club boasts numerous Swedish championships and domestic cups in its storied history. The club achieved international acclaim by winning the UEFA Cup in the 1986-1987 season, marking a significant milestone. This year marks the return of IFK Göteborg to the Atlantic Cup for the first time since 2015.
Fredrikstad Fotballklubb, is a Norwegian football club based in Fredrikstad, Norway. Established in 1903, the club boasts a long and storied history in Norwegian football. Fredrikstad has experienced success in the past, having won the Norwegian top-flight league several times. Fredrikstad FK will appear at the Atlantic Cup for the first time after winning Norwegian 1. Division in 2023 and return to the Eliteserien.
F.C. Copenhagen (FC København or FCK) stands as a prominent force in Danish football, competing in the top-tier Danish Superliga. The club has garnered significant success domestically, clinching numerous Danish Superliga titles and domestic cups. F.C. Copenhagen has consistently participated in European competitions. Joining the Atlantic Cup for the third successive year and six times in the total before resuming action in the UEFA Champions League last sixteen tie against Manchester City.
IF Elfsborg stands as one of the oldest football clubs in Sweden, based in Borås. Competing in the top-tier Allsvenskan, the club has a rich history of success, securing multiple Swedish championships and domestic cups. IF Elfsborg has actively participated in European competitions like the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Cup. This will be IF Elfsborg’s third appearance at The Atlantic Cup since becoming the first-ever team to lift the trophy back in 2011.
Brøndby IF is a highly successful and popular professional football club based in Brøndby, Denmark. Competing in the Danish Superliga, the club has secured multiple domestic titles and consistently participates in European competitions like the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. Brøndby IF join us for seventh time in the tournaments history and are current champions of the Atlantic Cup lifting the trophy in 2023.
FC Midtjylland is a Danish professional football club based in Herning. Competing in the Danish Superliga, the club has garnered recognition for its innovative and data-driven approach to football. FC Midtjylland has achieved success in Danish football, winning the Danish Superliga and participating in European competitions like the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. Returning to the Atlantic Cup for sixth time and will be looking to lift the silverware once again having previously won it back in 2012.