WORLD CUP DIGEST
JOACHIM LOW will continue as Germany manager despite the reigning champions’ shock group stage exit. Low said: ‘My disappointment is still huge but now I want to continue the whole set-up with the same motivation.’ POLAND boss Adam Nawalka will step down at the end of the month after five years in charge.
NIGERIA captain John Obi Mikel says he was told four hours before his country’s crucial World Cup game against Argentina that his father had been kidnapped and would be shot if the player reported it to authorities. Mikel’s father, Michael Mikel, was freed by Nigerian police on Monday. It is the second time he has been kidnapped.