The Cordial Cup developed to one of the greatest youth tournaments in Europe over the last years. First it was established1998 by the initiative of Mr. Detlev Halbedl (former director of the Cordial Hotel Kirchberg) and the chief organiser Mr. Hans Gruebler (HG Sport Promotion).
The Cup is always played at Whitsuntide in Kirchberg in Tyrol and became equally a sporty and economical fixed venue in the region of the Kitzbueheler Alps. This tournament is played in the age groups U 11, U13 and U15 and had teams entering from 27 nations so far. Among these teams, who took on a long journey, e.g. the FC Fortalezza from Brazil, Nagoya Grampus Eight from Japan and Force Three from New Zealand.
2009 the cup will be played on 8 sport sites. Hosting clubs are the following: