Steffi Jones

Steffi Jones to take over the German Womens National Team

The German Football Association (DFB) has asked the staff for the future in women’s and girls’ football before the Women’s World Cup in Canada. In this case, the Association works to an even more professional structures. Germany coach Silvia Neid is from September 2016 Head of the new Scouting department of women and girls football in the DFB.

Your current assistant Ulrike Ballweg then takes over the management of elite talent and promoting Tina Theune. New national coach is from September 2016 Steffi Jones, the current DFB director for women’s and girls’ football. U-20 coach Maren Meinert will continue its successful work in junior indoors.

Niersbach: “We are ideally positioned for the future”

DFB President Wolfgang Niersbach says: “With the new management structure, we are well positioned for the future We thus bind the key thinkers in women’s and girls ‘football a long term and build the structure from further Silvia Neid has huge achievements in women’s and girls’ football.. and with their experience valuable ideas put in their new area. Jones was as responsible DFB director in recent years, very close to the football. We are convinced that it is the right successor. Our structure shows that we are in contact the responsible management positions with full conviction on women. ”

Germany coach Silva envy explained: “My decision to seek the expiry of my contract as national coach in 2016, a new challenge is common for some time in the talks with the DFB on the design of my future, I have always felt a great appreciation and look forward now. . to this new task Steffi has our full support, we all will work together with confidence in the new functions, it is good that the future is regulated -.. so we can focus on preparing for the World Cup in Canada I am full. motivation and anticipation, because we have big goals. ”


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