The German Olympic football teams headed into their final two matches hunting for two gold medals. After over three hours of pulsating actionin Rio’s famous Maracanã stadium over two evenings, they almost made it. A stunning first Olympic gold for
They’ve done it! After tough semi-final battles against Nigeria and Canada respectively, both of the German Olympic football teams have made history. For the first time, they will be playing for Olympic gold. In reaching the final Horst Hrubesch’s men’s
Both German Olympic sides started slowly, struggling to put together results. The men’s team scraped two draws against Mexico and South Korea in their first two games, making the quarter-finals after demolishing a weak Fiji team. The women’s team started
Germany’s Olympiamannschaft needed a margin of five or more goals to make the last eight, and achieved their task with minimum fuss. Against a team that looked completely out of their depth at this level, Horst Hrubesch’s team scored ten
Well, a couple of days. In my last blog entry I waxed lyrical about the hopes of the women’s side and the Under 17s… Only to see both campaigns come to a juddering halt.
As you all know, this site is dedicated to the Nationalmannschaft – which in strict terms means the first team. However it can also be applied to others wearing the Schwarz und Weiß, and it just so happens that two