New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Sportswear brand Adidas on Friday announced the third edition of the FC Bayern Youth Cup India 2016, an under-16, seven-a-side inter-school football tournament that will see top school teams from New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru compete for a chance to participate at the World Finals in Munich in May 2016. The players from the winning team will also get a chance to watch a Bundesliga match at the iconic Allianz Arena.
The championship will start from mid-January 2016 and conclude on February 14, according to a release. Paul Breitner, former FC Bayern Munich star and winner of the 1974 FIFA World Cup with Germany, who will be in India for the national finals said: “I am really excited for the tournament to begin and I will be monitoring the progress of the teams. “I have always enjoyed watching young footballers develop their skills and I am looking forward to share my knowledge and experience with the young players during the national finals in India.”