Low to remain as Germany coach

Low to remain as Germany coach

Joachim Low has confirmed he will remain as Germany coach until after Euro 2012.

Low today ended speculation over his future by announcing he has extended his contract by two years.

The 50-year-old’s previous deal expired after the World Cup, but the team’s impressive display in South Africa – where they reached the semi-finals before losing to eventual winners Spain – led to a public clamour for it to be extended.

Team manager Oliver Bierhoff, Low’s assistant Hans-Dieter Flick and goalkeeping coach Andreas Kopke have also renewed their deals until after the European Championships in Poland and Ukraine.

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