Gernot Rohr coached in Africa for six years – first in Tunisia, then Gabon and Niger and finally in Burkina Faso. Political unrest in the country meant he had to leave the country in 2015. Before he left, we caught up with him in Ouagadougou.
A group of activists bearing Tibet flags turned a friendly game between German and Chinese soccer players into a political event. Beijing’s reaction may have been too harsh, thinks DW’s Frank Sieren.
Bert Ehm, the general manager of fifth-tier FC Teutonia 05, has been sacked by the club after footage emerged of him using a Nazi slogan. It's the latest in a string of negative headlines surrounding German soccer.
Already a world champion and cult hero, Bastian Schweinsteiger is now also German football ambassador. The Chicago Fire midfielder wins the audience prize, while Miroslav Klose and coach Horst Kriete are also winners.
Frankfurt-born Emre Can was one of the winners at the German Football Ambassador awards. The main prize went to Gernot Rohr for promoting Germany through international football.
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