Four-Team Preseason Friendly Tournament Announced at Gelsenkirchen's VELTINS-Arena
Kentaro will stage the first Schalke 04 Cup, a preseason tournament, at Gelsenkirchen's VELTINS-Arena Aug. 2-3. It will feature Schalke 04, EPL Newcastle, La Liga's Malaga CF and a team to be announced. There will be two matches per day. The winner is based on a points system, with three points awarded for winning a match. Tickets will be sold online beginning Wednesday (Kentaro).
TELEKOM CUP: The SID reported Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich "will take part in the Telekom Cup preseason tournament in July." In addition to Bayern Munich, the tournament "will feature Hamburg SV, Borussia Mönchengladbach and another Bundesliga club, which has yet to be determined." The Telekom Cup "will take place in Hamburg on July 26-27" (SID, 3/31).