The new home of FCBB: BMW Park

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FC Bayern Basketball will play and train in the BMW Park from now on: The new name for the Rudi-Sedlmayer-Halle, which was originally built for the 1972 Olympic basketball tournament, is part of the mobility partnership between BMW Munich and FC Bayern Basketball. The partnership began on July 1st and was presented on Friday at a press conference at the BMW Munich dealership on Frankfurter Ring.

Another focus of the long-term collaboration is that BMW Munich will provide players and coaching staff of the five-time German champions with fully electric vehicles. Marko Pesic, CEO of FCBB, and national team player Andreas Obst received the first BMW iX models on behalf of the current cup winner.

As a result, the FC Bayern basketball players will now travel emission-free in Munich. Both partners will also join forces outside the basketball court, take responsibility for society, and support charitable projects, particularly in the Munich metropolitan region.

The new BMW Park logo
The new BMW Park logo

Fully electric vehicles

Bernd Döpke, Head of BMW Munich, said: "FC Bayern has done a lot for the sport of basketball in Munich. Our shared hometown has become a top destination in this sport, both nationally and internationally, and is attracting more and more fans," said Döpke. "This drive for success and dynamism connects both partners beyond their roots in Munich, as well as the joy of sports, which is lived in a particularly inclusive and family-friendly atmosphere at FC Bayern Munich Basketball."

Marko Pesic said: "The entire FC Bayern Basketball team is very excited about the mobility partnership with BMW and the vehicles for our team. We thank you for your trust. The proximity to BMW is, of course, an ideal circumstance for our cooperation, as well as the fact that two very reputable brands will pursue common goals on an equal footing. The BMW Park will also be a solid foundation for us to establish ourselves at the European top level and to inspire even more fans for our sport. We are particularly delighted that we will initiate and support social projects in and for Munich together."

Andreas Obst receives his new car key from Bernd Döpke, Head of BMW Munich
Andreas Obst receives his new car key from Bernd Döpke, Head of BMW Munich

Joint social projects

FC Bayern Basketball will play their first games in the new BMW Park during the weekend of September 16-17, 2023, as part of a major preparation tournament featuring EuroLeague teams. The first home game in the BBL, and also the official debut for the new head coach Pablo Laso, will take place on Friday, September 29, against MBC Weißenfels.


With the new season, the joint social commitment of FCBB and BMW Munich will also commence. Details will be announced soon.

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