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Hrubesch named interim coach of Germany women's football team

IANS  |  Berlin 

Former international is stepping in as interim head of the women's national team after the dismissal of Jones, the German association (DFB) announced on Tuesday.

Hrubesch, a former forward in the 1980s, led the men's under-21 Olympic team to a silver medal at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, reports

"I'm very thankful that is willing to help us out.

We all know how important qualifying for is in terms of the development of women's football," vice president of women's said.

Hrubesch will lead the women's team in the upcoming two games against the and on April 7 and 10, respectively, according to the statement.



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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 21:50 IST