Germany Coach Joachim Low Extends His Contract Until 2020

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Germany head coach Joachim Low has signed a new contract taking him up to the end of Euro 2020.

The 56-year-old has been in charge of the German national team since 2006, winning the World Cup in Brazil two years ago.

They have reached at least the semi-finals in the last five major tournaments, winning 94 of his 141 games in charge.

Low’s previous contract had run to the 2018 World Cup in Russia and he will now lead the team’s Euro 2020 campaign.

DFB president Reinhard Grindel said: “Joachim Low and the DFB have this morning signed a new contract, renewing the partnership until 2020.

“We have common goals. We want to defend the title in Russia, and we want to win the 2020 European Championship.”

Low said success at Euro 2020 was a prime target and said: “If both mind and heart say yes, there is no reason to think about it for a long time. I still have the same motivation as when I started out. I feel the trust.”

He added: “Developing this team and these players and trying to take them to the highest level is a real joy.”

Low, who worked as Germany’s assistant manager for two years before become head coach a decade ago, has won 96 of his 141 matches, drawn 23 and lost 22.

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