Germany coach Hansi Flick will preserve his job and lead the staff to Euro 2024 regardless of its crushing World Cup disappointment, the German Soccer Affiliation (DFB) stated on Wednesday.
“We’ve got full confidence in Hansi Flick that he’ll grasp this problem collectively together with his staff,” Bernd Neuendorf, president of the DFB, stated in a press release after a disaster assembly with Flick.
The transfer means Flick, 57, will get the possibility to hunt redemption on the Euros on house soil in Germany.
“My teaching staff and I are optimistic in regards to the European Championship in our personal nation,” Flick stated.
“We as a staff can obtain rather more than we confirmed in Qatar. We missed an ideal alternative there,” he added.
“We’ll study our classes from this.”
Flick took over as Germany coach from former mentor Joachim Loew after the European Championship in 2021.
He had beforehand served as deputy to Loew in Germany’s 2014 World Cup triumph in addition to main Bayern Munich to a treble in 2020.
He made a flying begin to the job with eight wins, leaving Germany assured heading into the match in Qatar.
Nevertheless, the four-time World Cup winner crashed out within the group levels after dropping to Japan in its opening sport.
Flick had stated on the night time Germany went out that he wished to stay within the job and see out his contract.
Nevertheless, the identical was true of staff director Oliver Bierhoff, who however went on to face apart earlier this week — a lot to Flick’s disappointment.
Hypothesis had since been rife that Flick might also resign.
He’ll now be confronted with the duty of main Germany to victory on the European Championships with out his shut confidant.
In 19 worldwide matches below Flick’s management to date, Germany have 11 wins, six attracts and two defeats — together with the painful loss to Japan in Qatar.