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Andrich and Lomb guests at Ulrich Haberland Cup fan tournament

The Ulrich Haberland Cup finally returned to the Kurt-Rieß-Anlage after the traditional fan tournament, which is organised by the Nordkurve12, had to be cancelled the last two years due to the pandemic. A total of 20 teams competed in the vicinity of the BayArena, with Werkself players Robert Andrich and Niklas Lomb among those watching on.
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The weather could hardly have been better with bright sunshine and temperatures over 20 degrees as the teams kicked off the first Ulrich Haberland Cup since 2019 on the morning of Saturday, 2 July. There were 20 teams competing at the traditional tournament, which was launched in 2009, including Bayer 04 fan clubs, a team consisting of employees and even a fan club from Kickers Offenbach, who arrived with over 40 people, and one from Karlsruher SC.

Werkself players Andrich and Lomb also mingled with the numerous attendees at the Kurt-Rieß-Anlage. The pair visited the fans with head coach Gerardo Seoane after the morning session, watched a few games and also took plenty of time for photos with supporters.

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At the end of a successful tournament and day for the whole family, with the only downer being two serious injuries, the Grafen von Berg fan club was crowned the winners.

Proceeds go to children’s palliative care

The Ulrich Haberland Cup traditionally isn’t just about the fun of playing but also about good causes. Proceeds this year from the catering, which the NK12 organised together with ASB [Workers' Samaritan Foundation] Regionalverband Vest Recklinghausen, will go to the children’s palliative care unit at Leverkusen Hospital.

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