Joachim Löw stays coach of Germany after the elimination in the group stage at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia.
That has the German football association (DFB) confirmed. “I am very grateful for the confidence”, says Löw.
The defending champion finished in last place in group F after defeat against Mexico (0-1) and South Korea (0-2). Only against Sweden was the Mannschaft in extremis with a 2-1 win.
After the historic shutdown, the German football association (DFB) are already know to want to go with Löw, who are themselves a few days grace period early.
In an interview with the DFB-top Löw confirmed that he wants to continue as coach. He has to own say still the ‘motivation and energy’ to the Mannschaft at the following challenges to prepare for. In the coming weeks there will be staff around Löw and team manager Oliver Bierhoff to the last world cup expanded to be analysed and the resulting insights to the DFB-top present.
“I am very grateful for the confidence”, says Löw on the DFB website. “Despite the justified criticism of our elimination, I feel a lot of support. It was important for me to after a few days cooling-off period together with the DFB-top. My disappointment is still huge. But now I can with full commitment to me to focus on reconstruction.’
“We are all convinced that we are with Jogi Löw as a coach have that very precise analyze, the proper steps can convert and our Mannschaft again on the path of success can bring,” DFB president Reinhard Grindel. Also captain and goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is happy that Löw is lit. “I’m happy we are with Jogi Löw, our long time successful co-operation can continue. I am confident that together we can display our strengths will find it.”
Löw was in 2006 appointed after the world cup in germany. Since then, he knew with Germany in all major tournaments to break through to the last four, except in Russia. Four years ago he won with his team the world title in Brazil. In 2017 won Germany the Confederations Cup.
Löw is until the next world cup, in 2022 in Qatar, under contract with the DFB. The next task of Löw is preparing the Mannschaft for the upcoming UEFA Nations League, which for the Germans starts with a ” home on 6 september against France.
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