THE partnership deal between premiership newcomers Harare City and Germany giants Bayern Munich is still on. The deal, which has been on the cards for some time, is a partnership through which Harare and Munich will exchange cultural, educational and sporting programmes.
Harare Mayor Muchadeyi Masunda confirmed to Standardsport that efforts were still underway to bring this partnership into reality.
"The deal is under the auspices of the Harare-Munich partnership and we have set it in motion. Arrangements are still at infancy to link with Bayern Munich. In this regard we are pleased that Hans Gnodtke, the Germany ambassador to Zimbabwe, has agreed to assist us. We hope that through such a partnership, we can reward our star players with a trip to Munich to see Bayern Munich in action," said Masunda.
He also revealed that four Harare councillors had spent three weeks in Munich on a look, listen and learn exchange programme.
The relationship might in the future see the two clubs engaging in exchange programmes for players, coaches and executive members. Bayern Munich, also known as the Bavarians, are the most successful Germany club, having won 22 league titles and four European titles in the club's 112-year history.