National coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg sees the upcoming Men’s World Cup as an opportunity for women’s football.

National coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg sees the upcoming Men’s World Cup (20 November to 18 December) as an opportunity for women’s football. “There is a possibility that many fans will want to watch matches live on-site. Great games are coming up – also in the Champions League,” the 54-year-old said on Tuesday: “We’re not in competition, we can use that to our advantage.”

Voss-Tecklenburg sees the development of women’s football as positive barely 100 days after losing the European Championship final against England. “It’s going in the right direction,” said the national coach: “But we have to make sure we keep it up.