IFX Germany Team Tours Concept
The IFX player development philosophy is total immersion into the foreign game. IFX Germany Tours encompasses not only friendly matches against top German competition but also trainings led by top level German coaches, enabling participants to learn new training methodologies. IFX clubs have access to professional quality training facilities including locker rooms, training equipment, and of course exquisitely maintained grass pitches. IFX’s experienced staff is with your club throughout the tour to ensure your club has a successful, smooth and unforgettable experience in Germany.
Training Facilities – TV 1860 Fürth
The training facilities at TV 1860 Fürth have been the destination of several national teams over the past several years. The close proximity to Nürnberg yet it’s setting comfortably nestled next to the Fürth City Forest makes it a tranquil training destination for professional and youth clubs alike. The facility has 3 natural surfaces including their stadium pitch and 1 artificial pitch. The facility also includes locker rooms/showers, a weight room, tennis courts, an indoor hall, track, volleyball courts and more.
Nürnberg City & Region
Nürnberg captivates its visitors with its Bavarian charm and Franconian mystique. Situated in the heart of Mittelfranken, Bavaria, Nürnberg is home to approximately 500,000 inhabitants. Frankfurt, Munich, and Prague are all just a few hours away, making Nürnberg easily accessible from the major international airports and exciting day or weekend trips. Medieval architecture blends into modernity, from stone bridges to the Imperial Castle on the skyline. Beautiful countryside and forests encapsulate the Franconian city, leaving visitors with many outdoor options for adventure and relaxation. And for those looking to discover Nürnberg’s rich history, there is plently of that too.
Whether it be the Nazi Party Groundsor Albrecht Dürer’s home, Nürnberg boasts many exciting and interesting excursions for the curious minded.
IFX Germany clubs will stay at a 4-star hotel in an ideal location surrounded by the beautiful Fürth municipal forest in the west of the city. The hotel is the ideal place to spend a relaxing day or hold a dynamic session. It offers easy access to the motorway and public transport that will take you to Fürth and Nürnberg.
Discover the beautiful Fürth’s Old Town with its many restaurants and cafes. Or you can go to Nürnberg and explore the many sights and attractions such as the Nürnberg Castle or the charming old town.
The hotel combines modern concepts with traditional style. The 111 renovated and tastefully decorated rooms exude a welcoming atmosphere. They impress with warm colors, elegant style and modern amenities such as flat screen televisions with satellite TV, Wi-Fi and a minibar. The 7 modern, lit by daylight meeting rooms are ideal for business and social events up to 300 people. In the adjacent forest, you can even engage in team events. One of the meeting rooms is located in the former library on the 4th Floor of the hotel and presents itself with a beautiful fireplace and a pleasant ambience for small meetings or family gatherings.
FSV Erlangen-Bruck is a multi-branch organization with some 1,100 members in the Franconian university town of Erlangen. The club has positioned themselves as a feeder club to the two top clubs in the region, FC Nürnberg and SpVgg Greuther Fürth, both Bundesliga clubs. Known locally as “Bruck”, the club’s senior men’s team competes in the highly regarded Bayernliga (5th division), and fields some of the top youth teams in the region with their U19, U17, and U15 all competing in the Bayernliga (2nd highest youth division).
SG QUELLE FÜRTH
With roots dating back to 1860, Quelle Fürth has become a major force in youth football in the Nürnberg/Fürth region, with many youth players coming and going to and from der Club (FC Nürnberg) and SpVgg Greuther Fürth. Their close cooperation with these Bundesliga clubs draws talented players from throughout the region. Quelle’s semi-professional men’s team competes in the Landesliga (6th division) and have competed as high as the Regionalliga. Their U19, U17, and U15 all compete in the Bayernliga.
Nestled perfectly within the Bavarian forest lies the 1.SC Feucht and it’s impressive stadium and training facility. SC Feucht has become a respected and feared opponent both at the men’s and youth levels in the Franconian region. Not more than 5 years ago, Feucht’s men’s team competed in the 3rd highest division, Regionalliga. They currently preside in the Landesliga as well as their U19 and U17 youth teams.
YOUTH BUNDESLIGA CLUBS
IFX has relationships with Youth Bundesliga teams and may also be able to arrange for friendly matches with a Youth Bundesliga team subject to their availability and time of season. IFX can make no guarantee outright that a friendly match will be arranged against such clubs.
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