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08.07.24

FC Bayern players coming to Japan   

Here is the schedule for FC Bayern Munich for their visit to Japan to play against Urawa Reds in the Saitama City Cup 2008. Listed below are the players who are said to be coming to Japan at this point of time.

<Schedule>
Wednesday, 30th July

From 4:15 pm, “FC Bayern Munich adidas FOOTBALL DREAMS Tournament”
*This football tournament is intended for primary school students in Saitama City. Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann & some players will participate in the event held at Saitama Stadium 2nd Ground.

From 5:30 pm, Training at Saitama Stadium Main Pitch (Open to the public)
*For the football tournament and training, the public can visit and watch them play for free.

◆Thursday, 31st July, “Saitama City Cup 2008 delivered by DHL”
Urawa Reds vs FC Bayern Munich, kick off at 7:30 pm, Saitama Stadium

<FC Bayern Munich players who are said to be coming to Japan>
Head Coach: Jurgen Klinsmann
1: Goalkeeper, Michael Rensing
22: Goalkeeper, Hans Jorg Butt
35: Goalkeeper, Thomas Kraft
2: Defender, Willy Sagnol
3: Defender, Lucio
5: Defender, Daniel van Buyten
6: Defender, Martin Demichelis
21: Defender, Philipp Lahm
23: Defender, Marcell Jansen
30: Defender, Christian Lell
8: Midfielder, Hamit Altintop
15: Midfielder, Ze Roberto
16: Midfielder, Andreas Ottl
17: Midfielder, Mark van Bommel
24: Midfielder, Tim Borowski
31: Midfielder, Bastian Schweinsteiger
39: Midfielder, Toni Kroos
9: Forward, Luca Toni
11: Forward, Lukas Podolski
18: Forward, Miroslav Klose

<Below are the players who will not be coming to Japan>
7: Midfielder, Franck Ribery, who is injured during EURO2008 and undergoing rehabilitation
33: Defender, Breno, who is selected to play for the Brazilian National Team in the Beijing Olympics
20: Midfielder, Jose Ernesto Sosa, who is selected to play for Argentine National Team in the Beijing Olympics
*The final list of players who will be coming to Japan will be announced after the training match against FC Koln held on the 26th of July.

◆Thursday, 31st July, “Saitama City Cup 2008 delivered by DHL”
Urawa Reds vs Bayern Munich, kick off at 7:30 pm, Saitama Stadium
*39,936 tickets left as of 22nd of July. Tickets are available at Red Voltage, Circle K Sunkus, Family Mart, Ticket Pia stores and Lawson.