In addition to Helsingborgs IF, 24 other teams from 10 different countries played in Gothia Puma Trophy (B17). They were divided into 6 different groups, whereof Helsingborgs IF could be found in Group 1 together with NorCal Premier PDP, Club Sport Emelec and AIK FF. Helsingborgs IF continued to Play off A after reaching 2:nd place in Group 1. In the playoff they made it to 1/4 Final, but lost it against Right to Dream with 0-3. In the Final, Right to Dream won over BK Häcken and became the winner of Play off A in Gothia Puma Trophy (B17).