National coach Nagelsmann with a home premiere in Berlin
Julian Nagelsmann celebrates his home debut as national coach in the Berlin Olympic Stadium. As the German Football Association announced on Thursday, the national team will play a friendly international match against Turkey on November 18th in the European Championship final arena in the capital. This completes the annual plan for the DFB selection.
Nagelsmann’s debut as DFB head coach and successor to Hansi Flick will take place on October 14th (9 p.m.) in Hartford against the USA. Three days later, the second test game of the American trip will take place in Philadelphia against Mexico (2 a.m.). Nagelsmann will announce his squad for these games on Friday morning.
Annual financial statements in Vienna
After the duel against Turkey, there will be a test match on November 21st (8:45 p.m.) in Vienna against Austria to round off the year in preparation for the European Championship. The European Championship groups will be drawn in Hamburg on December 2nd (6 p.m.). Germany is set to host as head of Group A with games in Munich (June 14), Stuttgart (June 19) and Frankfurt (June 23).
The DFB team last played 3-3 against Turkey in a friendly in Cologne in 2020 under Joachim Löw as national coach. The former German junior coach Stefan Kuntz was recently on leave as Turkey’s national coach. Löw was considered a possible successor, but Vincenzo Montella got the job.