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Telekom Cup – 10 years of top-quality soccer in the season break

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  • Telekom to host the star-studded tournament at the Merkur Spiel-Arena, Düsseldorf on January 13, 2019 
  • Taking part: Fortuna Düsseldorf, FC Bayern Munich, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Hertha BSC
  • Tickets available now at fan-friendly prices
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For the tenth time, the Telekom Cup will give fans the opportunity to watch some top-quality soccer during the winter or summer break. Telekom would like to invite fans to the Merkur Spiel-Arena in Düsseldorf on January 13, 2019. Taking part: Host Fortuna Düsseldorf, reigning champion FC Bayern Munich, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Hertha BSC. The Telekom Cup will thus give fans the chance to enjoy some top-quality and entertaining soccer before the second half of the Bundesliga season kicks off. 

Fortuna Chairman Robert Schäfer emphasizes the tournament’s importance: “The Telekom Cup is a star-studded event. In best conditions in the arena, the teams have the chance to take stock before the second half of the season. We are looking forward to great football and a fantastic atmosphere.” 

The rules will guarantee an exciting and thrilling tournament. Four matches will take place: Two semi-finals, a third/fourth place play-off, and the final. Each game lasts 45 minutes. There will be no extra time if games end in a draw. Instead, the winner will be decided on penalties alone. 

The matches are scheduled to take place in the early afternoon at convenient times for families. in der geschlossenen und beheizten Arena, Visitors can look forward to an exciting tournament and an entertaining support program, including highlights for eSports fans. “The combination of top-quality soccer and a colorful family program in the stadium will make the tenth Telekom Cup a special event just before the second half of the Bundesliga season kicks off”, says Hiro Kishi, Head of Sports Sponsorship at Telekom Deutschland.

Affordable tickets will be available with prices starting at 12.50 euros, premium tickets will cost 40 euros. Tickets will go on sale on November 14, 2018. All relevant information is available at www.telekomcup.de (German only).
 

Telekom Cup at a glance

Year / VenueWinnerRunner-up3rd place4th place
2009
Veltins Arena
Gelsenkirchen
Hamburger SVVfB StuttgartFC Bayern MunichFC Schalke 04
2010
Veltins Arena
Gelsenkirchen
FC Schalke 04FC Bayern MunichHamburger SV1. FC Köln
2011
Coface Arena
Mainz
Borussia DortmundHamburger SVFC Bayern Munich1. FSV Mainz
2012
Imtech Arena
Hamburg
Werder BremenBorussia DortmundFC Bayern MunichHamburger SV
2013
Borussia Park
M‘gladbach
FC Bayern MunichBorussia M'gladbachBorussia DortmundHamburger SV
2014
Imtech Arena
Hamburg
FC Bayern MunichVfL WolfsburgHamburger SVBorussia M'gladbach
2015
Borussia Park
M‘gladbach
Hamburger SVFC AugsburgBorussia M'gladbachFC Bayern Munich
2017
Esprit Arena
Düsseldorf
FC Bayern Munich1. FSV MainzFortuna DüsseldorfBorussia M'gladbach
2017
Borussia Park
M‘gladbach
FC Bayern MunichWerder BremenTSG 1899 HoffenheimBorussia M'gladbach

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