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FC Bayern Munich To Set Up A Full Time Football School In China’s Shenzhen

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FC Bayern Munich will set up a full-time football school in southern China’s city of Shenzhen, bringing in Bayern’s youth training program and expertise.

The German Bundesliga giant and the Shenzhen municipal government held a joint press conference at the Allianz Arena on Thursday, announcing the establishment of the school.

The program is launched by Shenzhen State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Association, organized by Shenzhen Investment Holdings Limited, listed as a key project and fully supported by the Shenzhen municipal government.

The school, which will be located in Longgang district, comprises 6 11-man football fields, 10 5-man football fields, 4 indoor 5-man football fields, with FC Bayern museum and a high-tech football training ground.

“Our goal is clearly stated,” said Jorg Wacker, Board Member for Internationalization and Strategy at FC Bayern Munich, during the signing ceremony.

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“In the following years, we want to strengthen the visibility of FC Bayern in China and share our knowledge and values. The FC Bayern Football School Shenzhen is a strong statement to affirm and implement our international strategy in China,” he added.⁠⁠⁠⁠

(With Inputs From Xinhua)

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