Two teams from Baden-Württemberg ended up at the finals competing against each other in the Glaspalast: TSG 1899 Hoffenheim was able to win the finals for the very first time
Well balanced, was the first day of the Mercedes-Benz Junior Cup. Rapid Wien, the defending champion, is the only team that is already in the semifinals.
Eight teams from five nations meet again and for the 27th time, the trainees’ tournament was included into this year’s event. This tournament has continuously developed into one of the world's best U19 events.
Marc Kienle has a special relationship to the Mercedes-Benz Junior Cup and not just because he lives within nine kilometers of the Glaspalast, in Ehningen.
Sustainability is what counts. With 26 editions of the Mercedes-Benz Junior Cup at the Glaspalast, viewers did not only see shooting stars, but also players who had impressive careers.
Champions from England and Norway are demanding the title of Rapid Wien in Sindelfingen / RB Leipzig, Leicester City, South Korea, and Rosenborg Trondheim will be at the Glaspalast for the first time / Ex-national player Kevin Kurányi will be drawing the groups