'1-4 Defeat to Japan' German National Soccer Team Coach Flick is Sacked
Due to a series of poor international matches, including recent 3 consecutive losses, the first 'fired' after the full-time manager system, the next game against France will be under an acting system...
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Hansi Flick, coach of the German national soccer team, the 'Tank Corps' team, which was unable to shake off its sluggish performance even after being eliminated in the group stage of the 2022 Qatar World Cup, was suddenly sacked in the aftermath of the 1-4 defeat in the friendly match against Japan.
The German Football Association (DFB) announced on the 10th (local time) that it had dismissed coach Flick, Markus Zork, and Danny Röhm.
DFB President Bernd Neuendoroff said, "There was a consensus within the association that the men's national team needed new momentum after recent disappointing results," adding, "This decision was inevitable as performance in games is the top priority."
He explained that an atmosphere of awakening and firm expectations are needed ahead of the 2024 European Football Championship (Euro 2024) to be held in Germany.
“The game against Japan clearly showed us that progress is impossible in these circumstances,” said Germany national team director Rudi Voehler.
“We have to act responsibly and change something,” he said.
According to the BBC, this is the first case of the German national soccer team 'resigning' a head coach since the introduction of the full-time manager system in 1926.
After winning the Bundesliga in the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 seasons at Bayern Munich, a prestigious German professional soccer team, winning the UEFA Champions League (UCL) in the 2019-2020 season, and winning the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup.
Coach Flick, who took command of the German national team in August 2021, will leave after two years.
Coach Flick, who gained trust even after being eliminated in the group stage of the Qatar World Cup, was forced to resign in disgrace due to repeated poor performance in recent international matches.
Germany, who failed to advance to the round of 16 in two consecutive competitions following the 2018 Russia World Cup, won 2-0 against Peru in March of this year, their first international match since the Qatar World Cup, but then fell to 1 draw and 4 losses.
They lost 2-3 to Belgium in the second game in March, and drew 3-3 with Ukraine in the first game in June before falling to Poland (0-1) and Colombia (0-2).
Germany, desperate for a turnaround, invited Japan home on the 10th Korean time, but fell to their knees with a score of 1-4.
It was the first time in about 38 years that the German national team lost three consecutive matches in an international match since 1985, during the West German era.
Due to poor performance that could be considered a 'disgrace', the ultimate decision was made to dismiss the head coach with about 9 months left before the Euro 2024 finals.
The German national team is scheduled to play a friendly match against France at 4 a.m. on the 13th, Korean time, under the leadership of General Manager Völler, U-20 national team coach Hannes Wolf, and coach Jandro Wagner.
As director Flick's successor, director Julian Nagelsmann, who has been attracting attention as a young master, is mentioned as a strong candidate.
Coach Julian Nagelsmann, born in 1987, was recognized for his leadership at Hoffenheim and Leipzig in Germany, and led Bayern Munich from 2021 to 2023, following coach Flick.
Although he won the Bundesliga in the 2021-2022 season in Munich, he did not perform well in the UCL and the German Football Association (DFB) Pokal, etc., and when even his top spot in the league was in jeopardy in the 2022-2023 season, he was sacked in March of this year and is currently no longer affiliated. It's not there.