French League: Gattuso takes over as coach of Marseille
The new coach of Olympique Marseille is called Gennaro Gattuso. Media reports said that the 45-year-old Italian, who was his first coach at FC Sion in 2013, was awarded a one-year contract with the southern French club with the option to extend for an additional season. After several engagements in his home country, the 2006 world champion was recently on the sidelines in Valencia, where he was released at the start of the year. Gattuso follows Marcelino to Marseille.
International: Ukraine will boycott
Ukraine will boycott football tournaments in which Russian teams participate. The Eastern European team made the announcement after UEFA decided on Tuesday to reinstate Russian under-17 teams. The Ukrainian Assembly strongly condemns the resolution and calls on other countries to boycott it.
German League: Gnabry with a broken arm
Bayern Munich will have to be without Serge Gnabry for a long time. Coach Thomas Tuchel said that the German international suffered a fracture in his forearm during the 4-0 German Cup win over third-tier team Breussen Münster on Tuesday, and will be absent for several weeks. sky. Attacking player Gnabry had to be replaced due to injury after just 11 minutes.
Second German League: Schalke part ways with Reis
Schalke 04, which was relegated from the German League, cannot find its way out of the crisis. As a result, the club parted ways with coach Thomas Rees. After seven matches, the traditional club is also in the relegation zone as a second division team. Former assistant coach Matthias Kreutzer will take over until further notice.
German League: Rudy ends his career
Sebastian Rudy hangs up his football boots after 358 Bundesliga matches at the age of 33. The former Germany international, whose expiring contract at Hoffenheim was not extended this summer, has spent a large part of his career with the Kraichgauers. The national player also played 29 times for Bayern Munich during one season and became champion in 2018.
Africa Cup of Nations: 2025 tournament in Morocco
The 2025 Africa Cup of Nations is scheduled to be held in Morocco. The 2022 World Cup semi-finalists were awarded the contract by CAF after previously withdrawing Guinea’s hosting role due to a lack of infrastructure. The 2027 edition will be held in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The next African Cup of Nations is scheduled to be held in Ivory Coast at the beginning of 2024.
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