Loew extends contract as Germany coach until 2022

Loew extends contract as Germany coach until 2022

Germany coach Joachim Loew has signed a contract extension till 2022, the German Football Association announced on Tuesday.

Joachim Low has put his focus on winning the World Cup for a second time after agreeing a new contract as Germany coach until 2022.

But now he has committed his future to his nation for another four years in a deal which could see him manage at the World Cup in Qatar.

He led Germany to a victory at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation.

"I feel a great desire for the upcoming World Cup in Russian Federation and the intense weeks with the team", said Low.

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"To work with the best players in Germany, then develop them and to make them better, to form a team that sets the highest goals, this is what drives and still gives me joy".

Managing director of the DFB Oliver Bierhoff, a former Germany worldwide, has also extended his contract through to 2024.

"I personally enjoy working with so many inspiring people". "It's a big challenge that I like to face".

"We want to thank you for the trust placed in us, which is also an obligation to establish ourselves amongst the best in the world", said Loew directly to Grindel.

"Also outside the pitch he stands for values such as fair play and tolerance and is therefore an excellent worldwide representative for Germany and for the DFB".