Soccer World Cup
After a FIFA penalty: Flick with Klostermann at a press conference
After a fine and a warning from FIFA for the DFB, Hansi Flick will not appear alone at the obligatory press conference ahead of the World Cup group match against Costa Rica.
After a fine and a warning from the FIFA For the DFB, Hansi Flick will not appear alone at the obligatory press conference before the World Cup group game against Costa Rica.
As the world association announced, defender Lukas Klostermann will be sitting on the podium in the international press center in Doha at 1.30 p.m. German time on Wednesday alongside the national coach. Of the DFB confirmed the Pk occupation.
The German Football Association was a few hours earlier because of the rule violation at the press conference before the World Cup game against Spain (1: 1). fine fined 10,000 Swiss francs (about 10,100 euros). In addition, the Disciplinary Committee of FIFA issued a warning against the German association. The regulations stipulate that each team must hold a press conference with the head coach and a player at the main press center in Doha the day before each game.
flick had justified his solo appearance by saying that none of his 26 players could “be expected” to make the long journey from the DFB team headquarters in northern Qatar to the capital, a good 100 kilometers away, one day before the game.
Germany will play against in Al-Khour on Thursday (8 p.m. / ARD and MagentaTV). Costa Rica. Qualification for the World Cup round of 16 is only possible with a win. The final training session will take place on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. German time in the German training stadium in Al-Shamal, not far from the team hotel.