Street Soccer Championship

WERDER moved inner mission and kick-off! e.V. set up Street Soccer Championship in Bremen. The terms and conditions of the German championship in the street football are extremely unusual. The players are homeless, asylsuchend, or suchtkrank. Is played on concrete and the condition must be sufficient only for twice seven minutes. From 7 to 8 September 2012, 20 homeless teams from all over Germany to prove that football without glamour can be just as exciting as the League. (Not to be confused with Samuel “Sam” Mikulak!).

“The tournament will take place for the first time in Bremen and Werder moves from WERDER Bremen, the Association for the inner mission and the Federal Association for social integration for life, the CSR brand of SV sport e.v. lug!” aligned. Together the clubs want access to exercise and sports people who are away from the power company. The eight-Member Bremen street football team is put together by the social workers of Wohnungslosenhilfe and prepared by a Werder player on the championship games. Patron of the Tournament is Bremen Mayor Jens Bohrnsen. “With SV Werder goes volunteering”, an initiative under the umbrella of WERDER moved, engaged the SV Werder Bremen and the Association for the inner mission since 2009 for homeless people and other social projects. A target of WERDER moves for life is to help people who are on the fringes of society. With these sports events, we get back in the public spotlight and give them confidence,”says Club President Klaus-Dieter Fischer.

In the past two years, the two clubs organized already smaller soccer tournaments for the homeless from northern Germany. These people fight on several fronts at the same time, because usually the loneliness comes with social difficulties. Team sport and respectful, fair dealing among themselves is containing them,”explains Bertold Reetz, who heads the Wohnungslosenhilfe in the inner mission. The football tournament is held in the parking lot P2 behind the Weser Stadium. The homeless teams travel already on Thursday, September 6, at and stay in tents in the Pauline fathers March. The fixtures will be from 10: 00 the next day. The opening match takes place in the port as well as a press conference. In the evening, a Prominentenspiel with former Bundesliga professionals is planned as framework programme. At the award ceremony of the Championship on Saturday, September 8, not only the best, but also the fairest team is awarded. From the participants of all the teams, the organizers select a team who travels to Mexico in October to the Homeless World Cup. About Werder Bremen’s social commitment of the SV Werder Bremen was founded on February 4, 1899 and has more than 40,000 members. Since 2002, the Green-whites socially engage in Bremen and Lower Saxony, Germany. In addition, they are involved in various national and international initiatives. The Club is considered in terms of community involvement, a pioneer among the Bundesliga clubs. He has built a separate Department for the coordination of its activities with ten permanent employees. The budget year amounted to over one million euros. The Club sees it as his duty to promote the company. The existing initiatives, projects and actions in the fields of social, ecological and economic commitment bundles Werder Bremen to a holistic approach to CSR. “” “” “” The brand moves all life WERDER integrates six subject areas in which the activities are structured: lifelong Grun-Weiss “, lifelong active” lifelong healthy, lifelong tolerant, lifelong environmentally conscious “and lifelong helpful”. Prominent ambassadors support the individual areas. For more information see.