Bayern Munich continue their links with international football associations and this time they announced the continuation of the partnership with the Japan Football Association. Both JFA and Bayern Munich made the news public on their official websites this morning.
The contract had already been running for three years and was renewed for three years. The agreement includes the exchange of talent with the Bayern campus, cooperation between coaches, friendly matches between the Bayern youth teams and the JFA, as well as training camps for the JFA teams in Munich. .
Bayern CEO Oliver Kahn said: âJapan is one of the strongest countries in Asian football. I was able to feel the Japanese enthusiasm for football at the 2002 World Cup. The continued partnership with the Japan Football Association unites us with a common goal of developing world-class players. This requires close sporting exchanges. We are proud to already have a world class player in our female ranks in Saki Kumagai, a familiar face in Japanese football.
The Japan Football Association was also very pleased with the continued partnership with Bayern Munich, as it is a good opportunity for their players to gain additional practice and experience.