Despite persistent personnel problems, Football National Trainer Martina Voss-Tecklenburg is optimistic about the start of the EM year.
“I believe that all the now missing players have the opportunity to become healthy and fit again,” said Voss-Tecklenburg at a media round for the upcoming four-nation tournament “Arnold Clark Cup” in England.
In the important location in front of the euro (6 to 31 July), it has to do without leadership Alexandra Popp (Knee), Dzsenifer Marozsan (muscular injury), Marina Hegering (Knee) and Melanie Leupolz (Long Covid). The latter will be gradually built in the burden on your club FC Chelsea: “We press Melly’s thumbs that it is done soon, because of course it is a sensitive story.”
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The “personnel problemsy outstanding” tasks against EM group opponents Spain (February 17th / 15: 30 clock), Olympic champion Canada (February 20/21: 15 o’clock) and host England (February 23/20: 30 clock) will be given the Failures not easier. “These are three top nations that require everything for us. We are happy because we really need that five months before the EM,” said Voss-Tecklenburg.
The pandemic remains a challenge, especially since not the entire squad is vaccinated. “It then has when it’s like medical background,” said Voss-Tecklenburg. But it is “theoretically” possible to take players without complete vaccination protection.
The record urban champion meets on Monday in Frankfurt / Main. After a lunch with national coach Hansi Flick and DFB Director Oliver Bierhoff on Tuesday we go to England, where in Middlesbrough, Norwich and Wolverhampton is played.