Bayern Munich Arrive in Doha for Annual Training Camp
German champions 1. FC Bayern Munich will arrive on 3rd of January in Doha. The airport of the Emirate’s capital is main sponsor for the most successfull German Football club. FCB is coming for the seventh time to Qatar for their winter training camp, which lasts for eight days. Training will be at Aspire Academy. Nearby the Khalifa International Stadium is under construction. It is one of the stadiums for 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Bayern will take on the Belgian club KAS Eupen in a friendly on January 10th. This club is owned by Aspire Academy. Some Qatari players of the Belgian squad are trained and prepared for the Qatar cadre in 2022. FCB managers praise training conditions in Doha as well as the sporting facilities, saying that the squad is looking forward to return to Qatar every year.
Coach Carlo Ancelotti wants to get his team into top condition as it will start the second half of the season on 20th of January in Bundesliga versus SC Freiburg and, even more important, on 15th of February versus Arsenal in the Champions League. In recent years FCB always failed in Semi Finals. Ancelotti wants to play the final on June 3rd in Cardiff this year. In his career as a coach he won the most wanted European football trophy three times so far.