Top Teams in mtu Indoor Cup
Posted on December 04, 2009
With its core brand mtu, the Tognum Group is again acting as main sponsor for the mtu Indoor Cup - this year, for the seventh time in succession. The youth football competition, which is organized by VfB Friedrichshafen’s football section, takes place the weekend, 12 and 13 December, in the Bodenseehalle in Friedrichshafen.
- Tognum Group core brand mtu main sponsor for seventh time running
- Commitment to Friedrichshafen location; support for youth projects at the forefront
Friedrichshafen, 4 December. With its core brand mtu, the Tognum Group is again acting as main sponsor for the mtu Indoor Cup this year, for the seventh time in succession. The youth football competition, which is organized by VfB Friedrichshafen’s football section, takes place the weekend, 12 and 13 December, in the Bodenseehalle in Friedrichshafen. Featuring international, national and local clubs such as FK Red Star Belgrade, Tottenham Hotspur, Eintracht Frankfurt and the local team from the ‘mtu Leistungszentrum Friedrichshafen’, the competition once again promises a feast of top-class football.
"Despite the difficult economic times, the Tognum Group has decided to continue its role as main sponsor of the mtu Indoor Cup. This is a clear expression of our commitment to the Friedrichshafen location and the Lake Constance region but it also underlines the emphasis we place on supporting these young players. They stand out because of their ambition, their team spirit and their tenacity - and those are all characteristics which they need to demonstrate during their training as well as later on if they are to be successful in their professional careers” said Volker Heuer, chairman of the executive board and CEO of Tognum AG. Klaus Segelbacher, who organizes the mtu Indoor Cup emphasized just how important the company’s support is to the organizing body, VfB Friedrichshafen: “We are really pleased to have such a solid partner as the Tognum Group as main sponsor to back us up. Without their support, and that of other sponsors, we would simply not be able to stage an event like this”.
Along with its sponsorship of the mtu Indoor Cup, the Tognum Group also supports VfB Friedrichshafen’s ‘mtu Leistungszentrum’, a center of excellence which offers gifted young footballers from local clubs the chance of additional coaching with an UEFA A-licensed trainer. Around 50 young people aged from 9 to 15 are involved.
A team from the ‘mtu Leistungszentrum’ will also be taking part in the mtu Indoor Cup and they will be facing competition from: Tottenham Hotspur, ASPIRE Academy of Sports Excellence Qatar, FC Karpaty Lviv, Red Star Belgrade, Ferencvaros Budapest, FC Basle 1893, AC Sparta Prague and FK Olimpik Sarayevo, FC Bayern Munich, VfB Stuttgart, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, Borussia Dortmund, Eintracht Frankfurt, FSV Mainz 05, 1. FC Nürnberg, Schalke 04, VfB Friedrichshafen, SV Ettenkirch, TSG Ailingen, VfL Brochenzell, FC Kluftern, TSV Tettnang and SV Bermatingen. The preliminary rounds take place on Saturday from 08:30 to 19:00h, the final rounds on Sunday from 08:30 to 16:00h. Entry is free for spectators up to the age of 18.