Martina Voss-Tecklenburg named new coach of Germany Women’s National Team.
Martina Voss-Tecklenburg has signed a contract up to the end of the 2021 European Championship as new coach of Germany Women’s National Team.
Martina Voss-Tecklenburg is currently still the head coach of Switzerland women’s national team, she will officially take up her new role as Germany WNT coach after the end of the 2019 World Cup qualifiers.
In the meantime, Horst Hrubesch will remain as interim coach. Hrubesch has already led Germany to two World Cup qualifying wins since taking charge following the dismissal of Steffi Jones.
Martina Voss-Tecklenburg has earned 125 caps for Germany, during which she won the European Championship four times! Her coaching career began in 2008 with FCR 01 Duisburg, where she won the DFB-Pokal twice, as well as the UEFA Cup.
She took the job with the Swiss national team in 2012 after a stint at FF USV Jena. In the role as Switzerland head coach, Martina Voss-Tecklenburg made history when she led them the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, this was the first World Cup Switzerland had qualified for.
DFB reports that Voss-Tecklenburg’s assistant will be the former national player and European champion, Britta Carlson. Since 2012, Carlson has been on the coaching team of the German Champions and Champions League and DFB-Pokal winners, VfL Wolfsburg. Carlson will join up with the DFB team before Voss-Tecklenburg, and will be in place for the game against Canada on 10th June.
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