Germans prepared for midnight kick-off
March 20, 2013
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
Germany team doctor Tim Meyer has said the players will keep their watches set to Central European Time for Friday's World Cup qualifier in Kazakhstan, which kicks off at midnight local time.
Joachim Low's men face an arduous journey to the former Soviet state, which borders China and is five time zones away from Germany.
As a result of the time difference, the game is scheduled to start at midnight local time, to allow for a 1900 CET kick-off for German television ...