German football club Bayern Munich is set to open a football academy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. When opened, the football academy will be the first in Africa.
After holding discussions with Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde, Bavarian Minister-President Markus Söder who led delegation from Bayern Munich told the media that the football academy will be opened soon.
Ethiopia will be the sixth country outside Germany to host Bayern Munich’s football academy.
President Sahle-Work Zewde was handed a Bayern Munich shirt with “Sahle-Work 1” on the back by the visiting Minister-President of Bavaria, Markus Söder, according to the office of the President.