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Report: Joachim Löw is a candidate for coaching at Top-Nation – competition for the job would be significant


Does ex-national coach Joachim Löw have a new job soon? According to a report, the Belgian federation is interested in the 2014 world champion coach. Other big names are also being traded.

Does ex-national coach Joachim Löw have a new job soon?

According to a report, the Belgian federation is interested in the 2014 world champion coach. Other big names are also being traded.

Munich/Freiburg – It has now been around a year and a half since Joachim Löw made his job as national coach available to the German Football Association (DFB) – after 15 years.

Unforgotten is the world championship title with the German national team in Brazil in 2014.

Joachim Löw: Ex-national coach has not had a job since the 2021 European Football Championship

But it was also remembered how Löw really clung to his post at the end of his term in office, even though the criticism of his work had become unmistakable.

After the botched European Football Championship in 2021, he finally resigned.

After a long break, the 62-year-old from southern Baden could soon take on a new coaching job.

Specifically: According to


, the Belgian newspaper 

Het Nieuwsblad

reports that  the Belgian association is allegedly interested in Joachim Löw.

The "Red Devils" have been looking for a successor for Roberto Martinez for weeks, who resigned as national coach immediately after the disappointing preliminary round of the 2022 World Cup.

In the video: New coaching job?

Joachim Löw feels new "motivation"

The Belgians had won in Group F almost 1-0 against Canada around Alphonso Davies from FC Bayern.

However, after a 0-2 draw against eventual semi-finalists Morocco and a 0-0 draw against Croatia, third in the World Cup, the emirate came to an early end.

Joachim Löw: Is the ex-national coach a candidate for Belgium?

Not enough for a top nation that can still fall back on superstars like Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), Eden Hazard (Real Madrid) and Romelu Lukaku (Chelsea FC/loan to Inter Milan).

The fans at home actually believed that the “Golden Generation” could win a title.


Joachim "Jogi" Loew


February 3, 1960 in Schönau in the Black Forest

Clubs as players:

SC Freiburg, VfB Stuttgart, Eintracht Frankfurt, Karlsruher SC

Play as a player:

52 x Bundesliga, 181 x 2nd Bundesliga

Success as a club coach:

DFB Cup victory in 1997 and final in the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1998 with VfB Stuttgart, Austrian champion in 2002 with FC Tirol Innsbruck

national coach:

2006 to 2021

Achievements as national coach:

Vice European Champion 2008, World Cup title 2014, Confed Cup victory 2017

The next attempt would probably be the European Football Championship 2024 in Germany, the opening game of which will take place on June 14 in the Allianz Arena in Munich.

Belgium meets Austria, Sweden, Azerbaijan and Estonia in the European Championship qualifier (from March 24th).

With Joachim Loew?

"I feel motivated again when I watch football now - it wasn't the case for a few months.

If I feel a task appeals to me, I'm ready.

I do intend to take on another task," explained the former Bundesliga coach at VfB Stuttgart (1996 to 1998) to


in November .

Joachim Löw: Task force advises on the job of the Belgian national coach

An attractive task could now be in the offing.

According to the newspaper 

Het Nieuwsblad

 , a task force from the Belgian Football Association will meet this Thursday (January 26) and Friday to discuss the coaching position.

Mauricio Pochettino (formerly Tottenham Hotspur and Paris Saint-Germain) and Andre Villas-Boas (formerly Chelsea FC, Tottenham Hotspur and Olympique Marseille) should also be candidates.

It will be exciting.


Source: merkur

All sports articles on 2023-01-26

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