MADRID, 7 Dic. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The German Football Federation (DFB) announced this Wednesday that the national coach, Hansi Flick, will continue to lead the ‘Mannschaft’ despite the elimination in the group stage of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, and will lead the team in the next Eurocopa 2024, which will be held in the Teutonic country.
“We are all convinced that Euro 2024 in our own country represents a great opportunity for football in Germany. Our goal is to make this tournament a sporting success. We have full confidence in Hansi Flick. He will master this challenge together with his team.” , indicated the president of the DFB, Bernd Neuendorf.
The announcement came after Flick met with Neuendorf and DFB vice president Hans-Joachim Watzke at a hotel on the outskirts of Frankfurt to assess what happened at the World Cup.
In addition, the coach made self-criticism and was “optimistic” with a view to the next European event. “My coaching staff and I are optimistic about the European Championship in our own country. As a team we can achieve much more than we showed in Qatar. We missed a great opportunity there. We all want Germany to unite behind the national team again national team at Euro 2024,” said the coach.
Regarding the successor to Oliver Bierhoff, former director of the German team who resigned last Tuesday after 18 years in the position, the DFB president did not want to anticipate anything. “We have agreed that we will first discuss the future structure of this area of responsibility within the DFB and then make a personal decision,” he concluded.