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Press release - Germany supports the Kosovar Football
Deutscher Fussballexperte in Kosovo, © Michael Nees
Germany continues to support the
Kosovo Football Federation with a German football expert
The German Embassy is pleased to announce that Germany will continue to support the Kosovo Football Federation (FFK) with a German football expert via the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB). The German football expert, Mr. Michael Nees, will continue to be seconded to the Republic of Kosovo to support the Kosovo Football Federation for another year. Mr. Nees has been assisting the FFK since 2017.
Ambassador Christian Heldt said „We are pleased to continue to support the development of Kosovo’s football with football expert Michael Nees with a special focus on children’s and youth football and including women’s and girls’ football.“ Also FFK Secretary General Eroll Salihu welcomed the announcement and the continued close cooperation between Germany and Kosovo in the field of football.
In close collaboration with the FFK, the main focus of the German football expert is to to strengthen the development and expansion of Kosovo’s technical football infrastructure. This includes advising the FFK especially in the fields of basic and further training for coaches, a programme to improve football structures on a regional and national level with a special focus on children’s and youth football and including women’s and girls’ football as well as football in schools and supporting the formation of youth representative teams.