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Hitzfeld for Switzerland

Hitzfeld for Switzerland

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The Swiss FA have confirmed Ottmar Hitzfeld will take over from Kobi Kuhn as national-team coach after Euro 2008.

"The Swiss FA is very pleased that Ottmar Hitzfeld, a very experienced coach with an impressive career at club level, has decided to take charge of the national team," read a statement on

Hitzfeld is due to leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season.