Germans don't want World Cup boycott, DFB president says

Reuters , Tuesday 2 Jun 2015

Germany does not want a boycott of soccer's World Cup tournament, the president of the German Football Association (DFB) Wolfgang Niersbach told Reuters on Tuesday.

"We don't want to go down that route of a boycott - that won't accomplish anything," Niersbach said in an interview.

"We don't want to get into a situation like with boxing where there are several parallel associations. That doesn't work."

Following Sepp Blatter's re-election as FIFA president last week, the English Football Association's chairman Greg Dyke said his organisation would support any boycott led by UEFA, the sport's European federation.

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