|Mehdi Mahdavikia, football profi of
the Iranian team and at HSV Hamburg
"Hamburg is a great city. I really rejoyce
that here are people who organize such
a great project. It´s clear for me that
I join the Cup of Good Hope and help
wherever I can !"
|Per Mertesacker, football profi of the
German team and at Hannover 96
"It is very important for young people to
meet youngsters from other cultures and
nations to build up tolerance and respect.
Therefore I support the Cup of Good
Hope and I enjoy to be part of the
|Benny Adrion, football profi
of Hamburg‘s FC St. Pauli
"A very important and furthering
project for youngsters of all over the
world. I enjoy to support you, and I
am sure, that the Cup will be a great
|Otto Addo, football profi of the
Ghanaian team and at FSV Mainz 05
"You mount a great event. As I am
from Hamburg by origin and being
convinced of the idea of the Cup
I surely support you."
|Jörg Pilawa, German TV-Star
||Julia Westlake, tv moderator
at NDR / Germany
"The Cup of Good Hope corresponds
to Hamburg, as our city is called
„The Gate to the World“. I support the
initiators, because they mount this project
from their full conviction to the importance
of cultural dialogue !"
|Bobby de Keyser, designer and
ex football profi at B. München
"As an former football profi I
enjoy to support an initiative like the
Cup of Good Hope - it´s not the
scored goals that are in the focus,
what really counts is the teamspirit !"
|Simon Jentzsch, football profi
at Vfl Wolfsburg
"You mount a football event, which will
excite youngsters and adults from all
over the world. You have my full support
and appreciation !"
|Timo Hildebrand, football profi of the
German team and at VfB Stuttgart
I wish you lots of fun
and success !"
|Fabian Gerber, football profi
at FSV Mainz 05
"Great idea ! I enjoy to be
part of the "Friends" and to
support you !"
|Dieter Hoeneß, manager
of Hertha BSC Berlin
"Football not only inspires people from
all over the world but connects people
from all nations. The idea of the Cup of
Good Hope is a definite sign for tole-
rance, respect and acceptance.
Initiatives like this do find my
support. Therefore I wish success
for the Cup of Good Hope in
|Mario Cantaluppi, football profi of the
Swiss team and at 1. FC Nürnberg
"I am delighted by the idea of the Cup
of Good Hope. A wonderful project that
unites people from all over the world by
football. I am proud to be in the
Circle of Friends !"
|Ronald Reng, journalist and author
"Football learned me a lot: to lose, to
behave well also if you have lost - and
most of all that the experience of joy is
best lived in a team. It´s wonderful
that the Cup of Good Hope joins young
people from all over the world to expe-
rience the joy of football and maybe
to become friends."
|Achmed Nabo, World Champion
"Sports unite people
and help to build up appreciation and
tolerance. I am very impressed by your
great project !"