November 16th, 2018; Adolescent footballing talents from beyond the country accept a acumen to rejoice as the inter-school tournament, the FC Bayern Adolescence Cup comes to India with its 6th edition. The FC Bayern Adolescence Cup – a collective action by Adidas and FC Bayern will see a accord of over 2,000 kids from schools beyond India.
As the clash bliss off from November 24th, 2018 with the burghal legs in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai and Srinagar, the different clash spanning over a aeon of 14 weeks, will achieve with the finals in February 2019 at Adidas, The Base in New Delhi.
FC Bayern Adolescence Cup India 2018-19, an under-16, seven-a-side, an inter-school football clash is a dream for any adolescent footballer as it opens a window to acquaintance a able footballer’s life. The acceptable aggregation will represent ‘Team India’ in the FC Bayern Adolescence Cup Apple Finals and get to alternation beneath the professionals, in Munich in May 2019. The called players additionally get a adventitious to watch the season’s aftermost Bundesliga bout at the iconic Allianz Arena.
To afford some ablaze on the initiative, Sean Van Wyk, Senior Marketing Director, Adidas India, said, “India has been referred to as, “the sleeping behemothic of apple football” which was able with FIFA U-17 Apple Cup clash actuality captivated in the country, giving a adventitious to bare the all-inclusive aptitude that India holds in the sport.”
“Adidas, as the all-around baton in football, has been a active force in the development and advance of football in India, by consistently demography initiatives to breeding football and acquaint new avenues to affect the adolescence to partake in the sport. The FC Bayern Adolescence Cup is one of the key initiatives that acknowledge the brand’s connected efforts to advance and breeding grassroots football in India and accord the adolescent creators a belvedere to advertise their abilities in an all-embracing environment. The accomplished bristles seasons of the clash accept accustomed abundant acknowledgment and academy teams are absolutely aflame to be accommodating in this year’s edition. The acceptable academy aggregation from the clash will represent ‘Team India’ at the Apple Finals in the Allianz Arena and such a ‘money can’t buy experiences’ will absolutely activation the academy teams to accord it their all to actualize their own history in Munich!.”
Bixente Lizarazu, above FC Bayern amateur and a allegorical amateur from Munich, is visiting Delhi for the Finals of the FC Bayern Adolescence Cup in February 2019, to animate the participants and accord them a glimpse of what’s in abundance for the acceptable team. Lizarazu has becoming assorted accolades during his career which includes six times advancement the German league, acceptable the Champions Alliance 2001, the Apple Cup 1998 and the European Champion 2000 with France.
Bixente Lizarazu had to say about Indian football, “India has afraid everybody with the affectionate of aptitude it has produced in football in animosity of entering the football arena at a abundant after stage, because football isn’t a capital alliance action in the country. It’s such an honour to adviser the advance of these adolescent teams, admit my learnings to the best accessible admeasurement and let me confess, these beginning talents affect me with their accomplishment set.
The clash is additionally actuality accurate by Qatar Airways, the official carrier of FC Bayern Munich, who is an absolute biking accomplice of the FC Bayern Adolescence Cup India. The acceptable aggregation will be aureate to Munich by Qatar Airways.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said “Qatar Airways is captivated to abutment the FC Bayern Adolescence Cup 2018-19 in India, added alarming approaching ancestors in sports.
We attending advanced to agreeable with the club and the admirers to enhance accessible aptitude and accomplish a absolute aberration to the advance of football in India. Action is a key colonnade of the abiding eyes of the State of Qatar, and as Qatar’s civic carrier, we acceptable the befalling to use action as a agency of bringing bodies together. It will be an honour to fly the winners of this clash to the apple finals in Munich in May 2019.”
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FC Bayern München Football Club Profile
Fußball-Club Bayern München e.V., commonly known as FC Bayern München, FCB, Bayern Munich, or FC Bayern, is a German sports club based in Munich, Bavaria (Bayern). It is best known for its professional football team, which plays in the Bundesliga, the top tier of the German football league system, and is the most successful club in German football history, having won a record 28 national titles and 18 national cups.
FC Bayern was founded in 1900 by 11 football players, led by Franz John. Although Bayern won its first national championship in 1932, the club was not selected for the Bundesliga at its inception in 1963. The club had its period of greatest success in the middle of the 1970s when, under the captaincy of Franz Beckenbauer, it won the European Cup three times in a row (1974–1976). Overall, Bayern has reached ten European Cup/UEFA Champions League finals, most recently winning their fifth title in 2013 as part of a continental treble. Bayern has also won one UEFA Cup, one European Cup Winners’ Cup, one UEFA Super Cup, one FIFA Club World Cup and two Intercontinental Cups, making it one of the most successful European clubs internationally and the only German club to have won both international titles. Since the formation of the Bundesliga, Bayern has been the dominant club in German football with 28 titles and has won 10 of the last 14 titles. They have traditional local rivalries with 1860 Munich and 1. FC Nürnberg, as well as with Borussia Dortmund since the mid-1990s.
Since the beginning of the 2005–06 season, Bayern has played its home games at the Allianz Arena. Previously the team had played at Munich’s Olympiastadion for 33 years. The team colours are red and white, and the team crest shows the white and blue flag of Bavaria. In terms of revenue, Bayern Munich is the biggest sports club in Germany and the fourth highest-earning football club in the world, generating €587.8 million in 2017. For the 2016–17 season, Bayern reported a revenue of €640.5 million and an operating profit of €149.1 million. This was Bayern’s 25th year in a row with a profit. In November 2017, Bayern had 290,000 official members and there are 4,327 officially registered fan clubs with over 314,000 members. The club has other departments for chess, handball, basketball, gymnastics, bowling, table tennis and senior football with more than 1,100 active members.
FC Bayern is ranked second in the current UEFA club coefficient rankings.