Two stadiums will serve as hosts to the matches: Torquato Bresciani Stadium in Viareggio, Tuscany, and the Bruno Ferdeghini Stadium of La Spezia, in Liguria.
There are 40 teams that will try to write their name in the golden book of the event. Juventus FC was the winner of the 2016 tournament. Hailing from four continents, there will teams representing 14 different nations. Obviously Italy is the country with most competing clubs with 23. Then there are three from Argentina, and two from the United States.
Here are the ten groups in which the 40 teams were divided.
Group 1: Juventus, Dukla Praga (Czech Republic), Toronto (Canada), Maceratese
Group 2: Atalanta, Osasco (Brazil), Abuja (Nigeria), Ancona
Group 3: Empoli, Zenit St Petersburg (Russia), Athletic Union (USA), Ascoli
Group 4: Inter, Pas Giannina (Greece), L.I.A.C. New York (USA), Spal
Group 5: Bologna, PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands), Sassuolo, Pisa
Group 6: Napoli, Camioneros (Argentina), Rappresentativa Serie D, Bari
Group 7: Milan, Belgrano (Argentina), Ujana (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Spezia
Group 8: Fiorentina, Cai (Argentina), Garden City Panthers (Nigeria), Perugia
Group 9: Genoa, Bruges (Belgium), Cagliari, Parma
Group 10: Torino, Rijeka (Croatia), Cortuluá (Colombia), Reggiana
The event will open with a match between Juventus and Dukla Praga, in what will be a remake of the final staged in 1968.