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Sicily Regeneration Camp

14 - 20 May 2010


14 May 2010

The team arrive in Sicily - video from tv.dfb.de

16 May 2010


Arriving for a news conference at the Verdura hotel
near the Sicilian town of Sciacca

Jogi talks to the media in this dfb.tv.de video



17 May 2010


Ballack out of World Cup with ankle injury.
His absence is a huge blow for coach Joachim Löw, who on Sunday describe Ballack as "our captain and absolute leading player."
Michael Ballack to miss World Cup due to injury

World Cup 2010: Germany captain Michael Ballack ruled out with ankle injury

(on Kevin-Prince Boateng's tackle) "He had no chance of getting the ball and a foul like that can seriously injure a player," Löw said.
tv.dfb.de footage of press conference



18 May 2010


Rugby legend Jonah Lomu visits the team's training session video from tv.dfb.de

20 May 2010

In this dfb.de interview Jogi talks of how the World Cup preparations are progressing in Sicily regeneration and the upcoming training camp in South Tyrol.

Löw: We are still strong without Ballack

"We have a strong team and we hope that we will play a good World Cup, regardless of how bitter the absence of Michael Ballack is," Löw said from the team's training camp in Sicily. "We can only reaffirm that we have confidence in our squad for South Africa. And we have a plan for the upcoming personnel decisions."
"But we want to speak to the players before we make it public."
More details on the resort from this travel website

On 21 May 2010, the squad flew on to South Tyrol for a 12-day training camp.
See my South Tyrol Training Camp pages

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