Sport Football. The President of the DFB will have to be explained after comparing his deputy to a Nazi
Philipp Lahm as DFB President? The logical-unrealistic cellar successor!
Fritz Keller is prior to resigning as DFB president. The German Football Association has to ask the question of who follows the 64-year-old and finally brought constancy to the DFB top. With Philipp Lahm a name should be at the top. But there are plenty of obstacles. © Provided by 90min Philipp Lahm as DFB President: A conceivable scenario? | Boris Streil / Getty Images At 33 years, Philipp Lahm hung his football boots on the nail in the summer of 2017.
Fritz Keller, the President of the German Football Federation who compared his assistant to a Nazi judge, will have to explain himself in person or via a statement before a disciplinary commission that the Ethics Committee of the DFB decided to bring together Monday.
Fritz Keller, the President of the German Football Federationjudge, shall explain himself in person or via a statement before a disciplinary commission that the DFB Ethics Committee decided to bring together this Monday. "I will assume, of course, the responsibility of my statement before the sporting jurisdiction (from the DFB) " , "said Fritz Keller on a daily basis. Hans E. Lorenz, the president of this commission composed of three members, announced to the SID press agency that he hoped for a judgment in this case "in the second half of May" .
Countryside Chiefs Want Officing for Keller
Now the DFB Bureau is on the train. The bosses of the regional and national associations of the German Football Confederation want to take a publicity of Fritz Keller. The possible way for this explains a look into the statutes of the association. An overview of the next possible steps. © Boris Roessler / dpa DFB President Fritz Keller stands massively under pressure.
Regional federations climb
niche at a meeting, Keller compared the Vice President of the DFB, Rainer Koch, Rolaland Freisler, the head of the Nazi courts in the 1940s. The latter participated in the conference of Wannsee who had decided on the Holocaust. Keller has since excused with Koch, saying that his remarks were "totally inappropriate, and especially for the victims of Nazism" but excluded any possible resignation.
But Sunday, several presidents of the regional federations that manage the instances of amateur and semi-professional football stated that Keller had lost a vote of confidence and had been asked for "to resign from his responsibilities" .
Nick Saban explains why he is against College Football Playoff expansion .
Nick Saban is against an expansion of the College Football Playoff format and has his reasons. © Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Alabama Crimson Tide head coach was a guest on “The Paul Finebaum Show” on Tuesday and reiterated his belief that an expansion would further detract from the significance of the bowl system. "I think there's only so many games in these guys. They're student-athletes. They're not just football players." Nick Saban talks to @finebaum about expanding the College Football Playoff: pic.twitter.