Johannesburg - After building a strong foundation for a European qualification push during the first half of the 2014/15 Bundesliga campaign, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim have travelled to South Africa to begin preparations for the Rückrunde in earnest.

Just a point separates Markus Gisdol's troops and third-placed Bayer 04 Leverkusen making a top-six finish more attainable than ever for the Sinsheim side. With friendly encounters with local outfit Kaizer Chiefs FC and Pretoria University FC on the docket, building momentum and taking steps forward as a unit are of the highest priority whilst representing Germany's top flight as part of the Bundesliga World Tour 2015.

bundesliga.com is on hand to keep you up-to-date with the latest from Hoffenheim's winter training camp...