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Anja Zivkovic wins the 2020 German Football Ambassador award!

Anja Zivkovic is the 2020 German Football Ambassador in its main category. The internationally active football coach, instructor and analyst prevailed in the final against Uwe Rösler and Robert Jaspert by jury decision. The Award was presented by the non-profit organisation of the same name, “Deutscher Fußball Botschafter e.V.”. Due …

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Men’s and Women’s DFB-Pokal draw to take place on Sunday!

The draw ceremony for the Men’s DFB-Pokal Round 2 and Women’s DFB-Pokal Round of 16 will be held on Sunday, November 8 as part of the nationwide ARD-Sportschau live broadcasting. The draw will be carried out by former Germany WNT international Inka Grings, while DFB Vice President Peter Frymuth will …

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BIGinSports podcast: October 2020 Round-Up ft. Arunava Chaudhuri!

In the latest BIGinSports podcast, Patric Hoch and Arunava Chaudhuri in the seventh episode do a round-up of international sports in October 2020. Listen to the BIGinSports podcast in German under: Rund um die Sportwelt, Oktober 2020! Es geht weiter mit dem Oktober 2020. Dabei geht es um: die French …

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Germany, Netherlands & Belgium jointly to bid for 2027 FIFA Women’s World Cup!

The Belgium, German and Dutch football federations join forces to take a shot at hosting the 2027 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the world’s biggest women’s sporting event. The three nations, represented by Peter Bossaert (general-secretary RBFA), Heike Ullrich (deputy general-secretary DFB) and Gijs de Jong (general-secretary KNVB), have a clear …

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First meet of Germany’s Working groups of the task force for the future of professional football!

The “Taskforce Zukunft Profifußball” (task force for the future of German professional football) is commencing its operations. The Executive Committee of the DFL appointed the 36 experts from sport, society, politics and business in September, and their first meeting will take place this week. In the coming months, the participants …

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Exasol announces partnership with the German Football Association (DFB)!

Exasol, the high performance analytics database, is proud to announce that it has become an official partner of the German Football Association, Deutscher Fußball-Bund (DFB). Exasol will not only support the national teams for men and women, but it is also committed to the men’s under 21 squad and the …

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DFB & DFL launch Management in Professional Football course with 14 participants!

It was back in March that the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga and the DFB Academy first announced their new joint project – and now the “Management in Professional Football” programme is all set to start. The aim of the programme is to prepare those responsible for sporting activities primarily at …

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Parallel Sports: 2021 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup set to be postponed again!

Parallel Sports reports that the 2021 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup – India is set for another postponement due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Originally the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup was supposed to be played in October/November 2020 and then was pushed to February/March 2021 but with qualifiers for …

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AFC confirms media partnership with Sportdigital in Germany, Austria & Switzerland!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today announced that Sportdigital will be their new media partner broadcasting select AFC national team and club competitions from 2021-24 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Sportdigital’s deal covers the AFC U-23 Asian Cup 2022 and 2024, all AFC’s men’s youth competitions, the AFC Cup …

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