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Bayern Munich bring Qatar training camp to a close

IANS  |  Doha 

giants Bayern on Thursday wrapped up their winter training camp in Qatar, where the team, currently in second place in Germany's top-flight, had swapped sub-zero temperatures in southern for the balmy climes of the

A number of locals turned out at the complex here to catch a glimpse of some of the team's stars, such as forward Thomas Mueller, veteran and keeper Manuel Neuer, who is widely considered to have the safest pair of hands in the world of football, reports news.

The team took part in various exercises, making the most of the warm weather before their imminent return to Munich, where they could be welcomed home by snow and temperatures sitting around -1C (31F).

is set to play away when the recommences on January 18.

The German powerhouse is six points adrift of the top spot, currently held by Borussia Dortmund.

is set to host World Cup in 2022.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 17:58 IST
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