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Bayern Campus Update: FCB II win friendly; Shabani talks transfer to England; U19s and U17s prepare for season start; Two Malaysian teenagers head to Munich; and More!

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Bayern Munich II were in action this week even with a weekend off. Meritan Shabani talks about his transfer to Wolverhampton. The U19s and U17s are kicking off their seasons this weekend.

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Bayern II beat Sparta Prague B in friendly (FCBayern.de)

Can Karatas, Alexander Nollenberger, and Leon Dajaku scored the goals that saw Bayern Munich II beat Sparta Prague B 3-0 in a friendly. With the 3.Liga on a break this weekend due to the DFB Pokal, this was a good opportunity for Bayern II to get a friendly in before the weekend.

With Christian Früchtl, Paul Will, Lukas Mai, Sarpreet Singh and Otschi Wriedt away with the first team, it was a good opportunity to work some players back into the squad. This included a defensive four three players returning from injury in Mert Yilmaz, Chris Richards, and captain Nicolas Feldhahn in addition to Josip Stanisic.

Bayern II won’t return to 3.Liga play until Monday, August 19.


Shabani talks after transfer to England (Wolves.co.uk)

In a move that seemingly came out of nowhere this week, Meritan Shabani completed a transfer to Wolverhampton Wanderers in the English Premier League. This came days after he played for Bayern II in the friendly against Sparta Prague B.

Shabani told the Wolverhampton official website that he’s pumped for “the project”.

“I’m delighted to finally be a Wolves player, the project here is one that excited me and I’m grateful to have this opportunity to impress.”

“The facilities are at a very high standard and this is a fantastic chance for me to develop as a footballer, in a new environment which will provide new experiences.”

Shabani will join their U-23 team with a likely more realistic shot at making their first team.


U19s and U17s prepare for start of seasons (FCBayern.de)

The U19 A-Junioren Bundesliga Süd/Südwest and U17 B-Junioren Bundesliga Süd/Südwest both kick off this weekend, with both Bayern sides hosting the game at the Bayern Campus. The U17s host Greuther Furth on Saturday, and the U19s host Augsburg on Sunday.

Bayern are expecting a lot from both Martin Demichelis and Miroslav Klose this season as they lead their prospective teams.


Two Malaysian teenagers earn trip to Munich for training camp (Bernama.com)

Adam Alif Mustafa and Muhammad Firdaus Amirrudin earned a spot in the Allianz Explorer Camp (AEC) – Football Edition in Munich at the end of August after impressing Bayern ambassador Ivica Olic and FC Bayern International Program coach Thomas Dollner at an AEC Camp in Singapore.

The two 16 year olds will spend August 22-27 in Munich, spending the time undergoing training sessions from some of Bayern’s youth coaches.


The DFB is going to stream Frauen 2.Bundesliga games (DFB.de)

The DFB released a statement that, during the upcoming season, everyone will be able to stream games from the Frauen 2.Bundesliga on the Fussball.de. If you see the green camera icon next to the game, you’ll be able to watch. Bayern Frauen II play in the 2.Bundesliga and are the reigning champions.

Now, if only we were able to watch the actual Frauen Bundesliga outside of Germany...