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Fritz Keller is Germany’s new DFB president!

Fritz Keller is the new DFB president. At the 43rd Annual General Meeting of the DFB in Frankfurt, the 62-year-old was unanimously elected as the president. All 257 delegates with the right to vote voted for Keller. Keller is the 13th president in DFB history, succeeding Reinhard Grindel, who stepped …

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Cornerstone laid for Germany’s new DFB complex!

Around 600 guests from the worlds of sport, politics and economics were in attendance as the DFB lay the cornerstone for the construction of the new association headquarters and its academy in Frankfurt on Thursday, September 26. The special guests included German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel, who helped fill and …

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rs1tv VIDEO: DFB vice-president Frymuth visits FC Remscheid!

My home town club FC Remscheid yesterday, August 21 saw the visit of German FA (DFB) vice-president Peter Frymuth, who came to understand the issues facing amateur football clubs in Germany. Watch our rs1tv interview! Zum Vereinsdialog des Deutschen Fussballbundes waren am gestrigen Montag unter anderem der Vizepräsident des DFB …

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German Women’s Cup (DFB-Pokal der Frauen) Round 2 draw carried out!

The DFB-Pokal der Frauen (German Women’s Cup) Round 2 draw took place on Friday, August 9. The draw was carried out by Germany U-17 WNT head coach Friederike Kromp during the half-time of the 2nd Division Women’s Bundesliga opening match betweem 1. FC Saarbrücken and SV Werder Bremen. A total …

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Favourites advance in German Women’s Cup Round 1!

The DFB-Pokal der Frauen (German Women’s Cup) Round 1 matches took place around the country on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4. All twelve teams from the Women’s Bundesliga and the three best teams from the 2nd Division Women’s Bundesliga (1. FC Köln, FF USV Jena and SV Meppen) …

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Genius Sports Limited new DFB partner against match fixing!

Genius Sports Limited is a new partner of the German Football Association (DFB) for monitoring the international sports betting markets in the field of football. After a transparent bid comparison process, the DFB signed a contract dated 2021 with the sports data and technology company based in London. As of …

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The German Football Ambassador goes South Africa!

Under the motto “German Football Ambassador goes South Africa”, the non-profit organisation DEUTSCHER FUSSBALL BOTSCHAFTER e.V., represented by president Roland Bischof, visited South Africa to support social projects. He was received by German Ambassador Martin Schäfer together with numerous representatives of the South African football community at the German Embassy …

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German Women’s Cup Round 1 draw to take place on July 11!

The DFB-Pokal der Frauen (German Women’s Cup) Round 1 draw will take place on July 11 at the sidelines of the Flyeralarm Frauen-Bundesliga (Women’s Bundesliga) manager meeting at the DFB headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. Germany Women’s national team assistant coach Britta Carlson will carry out the draw, while Margit Stoppa, …

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A visit to CEQUIN, Women’s Empowerment through football in Delhi!

While in Delhi earlier today, June 21, I got to visit the NGO CEQUIN to see their work in Women’s Empowerment through football. German coaching instructor Wiltrud ‘Willy’ Melbaum, who works for the regional Fussballverband Niederrhein (FVN), had been send to India by the DFB (German FA) to do workshops …

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rs1tv VIDEO: SG Hackenberg host successful 36th international Youth tournament!

The 36th edition of the ‘Internationale Sparkassen Pfingstfußballturnier’ of our local Remscheid-based side SG Hackenberg was a big success over the long Pentecost weekend. For rs1tv I spoke with the organising committee of the SG Hackenberg and with coaches of the visiting teams VfL Pirna-Copitz and SpVg Steinhagen besides one …

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