FC Bayern München, Sports Bureau of Shanxi Province and China Sports Futurity Investment Co., Ltd. reached a consensus to hold a press conference at the Allianz Arena in Bayern Munich (Sep.6, 2018, Germany Time) to proclaim the world’s second Bayern full-time international football school landing in Taiyuan (Shanxi), which is the first international top youth training system in Taiyuan. The establishment of FC Bayern Football School Taiyuan will promote all-round development in sports, education and sports rehabilitation through innovation mode to have a comprehensive cooperation.
Mr. Luo Huining, party secretary in the province of Shanxi, said in his speech that today is a memorable day. We witnessed the signing to build FC Bayern Football School Taiyuan. I hope that Bayern will help Shanxi football to further develop and promote the development of sports with professional football knowledge and youth training concepts.
Rummenigge, Chairman of Bayern said that they have great expectations for the cooperation with Taiyuan, Shanxi. “I hope that we can carry out sustained and good cooperation, especially for Chinese football and China’s youth football. Bayern’s strategic development in China is to attach importance to youth training and take root in China. I hope that Bayern youth training can promote the development of China’s youth football, and hope that there will be more national-class football players from FC Bayern Football School Taiyuan.”
Georg Eisenreich, Minister of Foreign Affairs in Media Department of Bavaria (Germany), said that FC Bayern München, like many companies in Bavaria, retains Bavarian tradition while being very international. I hope that Bavaria can have more cooperation and exchanges with Shanxi Province in terms of economy, culture and sports. I hope that FC Bayern Football School Taiyuan will be better and better.
The signing of strategic cooperative agreement for three parties
In the presence of Mr. Luo Huining, party secretary in the province of Shanxi; Georg Eisenreich, Minister of Foreign Affairs in Media Department of Bavaria (Germany) and Mr. Cai Hao, deputy consul general of Consulate-General of China in Munich, Rummenigge, Chairman of Bayern; Mr. Zhao Xiaochun, Director of Sports Bureau of Shanxi Province and Mr. Wang Jianguang, Chairman of CSFI and Shanxi China Sports Futurity Development Co., Ltd. signed the agreement to proclaim FC Bayern Football School landing in Taiyuan, which is the world’s second Bayern full-time international football school landing in Taiyuan (Shanxi). Guests who attended the signing ceremony also include Director Jorg Wacker of FC Bayern München, Managing Director of FC Bayern München(China) Reuven Kasper, Mr. Martin Heigler Director of International Relations from Bayern, Chairman Zhang Liang from Shanxi China Sports Futurity Development Co., Ltd., as well as CSFI’s General Manager and Director of Shanxi China Sports Futurity Development Co., Ltd., Mr. Guo Xiaowei.
Director Jorg Wacker of FC Bayern München and sign Zhang Liang, Chairman of Shanxi China Sports Futurity Development Co., Ltd. Sign the cooperative agreement
As one of the investment and operation institutions of FC Bayern Football School Taiyuan, CSFI also have its general manager and director of Shanxi CSFI, Mr. Guo Xiaowei, to express its future blueprint. “FC Bayern Football School Taiyuan is the second Bayern full-time international football school introduced by CSFI after FC Bayern Football School Shenzhen. We are going to introduce A-game German football youth training system and Bayern football culture to Taiyuan, and when the school is built, we will follow the school’s philosophy of cancelling boundaries, combining sports with education, and featuring Bayern football supported by Chinese elite schools to build a internationally famous school. We hope to make use of the rich experience of the youth academy and the foot school in the future to improve the football level of Shanxi and Taiyuan.”
The cooperation was jointly reached by FC Bayern München, the Shanxi Sports Bureau and CSFI, which includes construction plan of Bayern full-time football school, related supporting system as well as long-term football project exchanges. Bayern Munich football youth coach in Taiyuan will have regular and in-depth guidance to the school, and Chinese coaches and players will also sent to the Bayern Munich training programs. Shanxi CSFI also establishes a project operation company to be responsible for the planning, constructing and operating the project of Taiyuan School. According to the plan, Taiyuan project will be a full-time international football school with six 11-aside football field and a large amount of 5-aside football field, physical training hall, technical and tactical seminar room, nutrition rehabilitation center, fan club, Bayern museum, etc. Taiyuan Football School will realize the goal of expanding the football population in Shanxi Taiyuan and even of the whole country, improving the competitive level, and cultivating football talents and related industry service talents. At the same time, the integration of the German football culture and the formation of the most characteristic of the global academy of football will also be completed.
Group photo at the Allianz Arena
Through the cooperation of Bayern Brand, they will promote the all-round development of sports, education and sports rehabilitation industry in Shanxi Province and Taiyuan City through innovative cooperation mode in sports, education and sports rehabilitation. Bayern Taiyuan Football School will be built into a new real-life sports industry chain which integrates sports, culture and health. It will become a fertile land for the future of Chinese football. Moreover, it will also become an important channel and brand-new international brand.