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FC Bayern, news and rumours: ex-professional Halil Altintop before promotion



Halil Altintop

FC Bayern apparently promoted ex-professional Halil Altintop. The German record champions want to work for a strong DFL after Donata Hopfen resigns. Also: President Herbert Hainer is convinced of Hansi Flick as a DFB coach. All news and rumors about FC Bayern can be found here.

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FC Bayern, rumour: FCB promotes Halil Altintop

After the departure of U23 coach Martin Demichelis to River Plate, another ex-professional could be promoted to FC Bayern. Again table football reported, the area of ​​responsibility of Halil Altintop, who currently still acts as an interface between professionals and campus, is to be expanded.

Accordingly, the former FC Schalke 04 professional will succeed Holger Seitz as head of youth work. This in turn inherits the emigrated Demichelis as coach of the U23.

Altintop joined the German record champions in 2020 and initially worked as an assistant coach for the U16s and later as a coach for the U17s. In the summer he was promoted to interim coordinator on campus, and he was also given the task of looking after loan players.

FC Bayern, News: FCB wants to work for a strong DFL

After the announced resignation of Donata Hopfen as head of the DFL on January 1, 2023, FC Bayern wants to continue to work for a strong DFL. “A strong DFL is very, very important for FC Bayern, but also for the entire Bundesliga,” commented FCB President Herbert Hainer DAZN the resignation of hops.

“We all have to join forces. FC Bayern will be very active, especially through Oliver Kahn as CEO, in the process of further strengthening the DFL,” Hainer continued.

Due to internal pressure, Hopfen resigned from her position as DFL boss yesterday, Wednesday. She wishes those responsible “the necessary courage and will to change” in the face of “growing challenges. I’m going with the knowledge that I’ve initiated the right things.”

The duo of Axel Hellmann (CEO of Eintracht Frankfurt) and Oliver Leki (CFO of SC Freiburg) will now temporarily take over.

FC Bayern, News: Hainer is convinced of Flick as a DFB coach

Club President Herbert Hainer from FC Bayern Munich believes in a successful future for the national team under Hansi Flick. Hainer said that the DFB’s decision to continue working with the national coach was a good one DAZN. Flick has “already proved at Bayern that he can successfully train a team. He has won many titles with us.”

Flick rose from assistant coach to head coach at Bayern in 2019. By 2021 he had won seven titles, including the Champions League and two German championships.

Despite the disappointing first-round elimination at the World Cup in Qatar, Hainer still has great confidence in the 57-year-old with the DFB selection. “I am convinced that he can also do it with the national team,” he said, adding with a view to the 2024 European Championship in Germany: “We have the European Championship at home in front of us, so it’s now: solidarity and strength bundle so that we can get to the front.”

FC Bayern Munich: FCB’s first games in 2023

date time contest Opponent
13th January tbd test match RB Salzburg
January 20th 8.30 p.m Bundesliga RB Leipzig (A)
January 24th 8.30 p.m Bundesliga 1. FC Cologne (H)
January 28th 6.30 p.m Bundesliga Eintracht Frankfurt (H)