Hanover - Having survived relegation on the final day of last season thanks to a 2-1 win over SC Freiburg, Hannover 96 are intent on avoiding a repeat performance in the upcoming campaign. Despite kicking off pre-season training in June, their first competitive appearances will be as part of the Bundesliga World Tour 2015 in the Lublin Cup, which takes place in Poland.

bundesliga.com presents an overview of the Reds' World Tour schedule:

Pre-season friendlies

Lublin Cup

  • 3-5 July 2015 in Lublin
  • Lublin Arena (Capacity: 20,000)


  • Semi-final: Hannover 96 1-0 AS Monaco
  • Final (to be played on 5 July): Hannover 1-1 KS Lechia Gdansk
  • Other participants: FC Shakhtar Donetsk


Friday, 3 July:

Tournament press conference with Christian Schulz and Michael Frontzeck

Saturday, 4 July:

Public training session, meet and greet, post-match press conference

Sunday, 5 July:

Post-match press conference