Ballack ‘surprised’ Loew kept Germany job after woeful World Cup

BERLIN (AFP) – Michael Ballack believes Germany coach Joachim Loew should have lost his job in the wake of their woeful World Cup performance in Russia. Ballack, 42, who captained ‘die Mannschaft’ between 2004-2010, is the first senior figure in German football to say Loew, who steered Germany to the 2014 World Cup title, should have been fired after his team finished bottom of their group in Russia. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin