German Football Association
|German Football Association|
|founding||17./18. May 1958|
|resolution||November 20, 1990|
national team , U-21
On July 3, 1950, the "Technical Committee Football" was constituted in the GDR under the umbrella of the German Sports Committee. Fritz Gödicke became the first chairman . In December 1950, the FA was renamed "Section Football". In 1952 he was accepted into the World Football Association ( FIFA ). On June 15, 1954, the football section in Basel was one of the 29 founders of UEFA . On May 17 and 18, 1958, the German Football Association (DFV) was finally founded in East Berlin. Kurt Stoph was elected the first president .
As the biggest successes of the DFV participation of the applicable national team of the GDR at the World Cup football in 1974 with the 1: 0 victory in the game against the DFB team (this was the only game against each other in the history of both German representative teams) of which profit Olympic gold medal in 1976 in Montréal and the victory of 1. FC Magdeburg in the 1974 European Cup Winners' Cup .
The U-21 team was runner-up in 1978 and 1980. The junior selection team U-19 became European champions in Yugoslavia in 1986 and the U20 came third in 1987 in Chile. The junior team U-19 came third in 1988 and the U-20 took part in the 1989 World Cup in Saudi Arabia .
The top division in the DFV division was the league . The FDGB-Pokal was played as a national cup competition . The Eternal Table of the GDR Oberliga leads the FC Carl Zeiss Jena , even before the GDR long-term champions BFC Dynamo .
After the reunification of Germany , the dissolution was decided at an extraordinary association day on November 20, 1990 in Leipzig . At that time, 390,000 members were organized under the umbrella of the DFV in 4,412 clubs with 17,000 teams. They were accepted into the German Football Association and the newly founded Northeast German Football Association (NOFV) in northeast Germany.
- Fritz Godicke
- Heinz Schöbel
- Kurt Stoph
- Helmut Riedel
- Günter Schneider
- Günter Erbach
- Hans-Georg Moldenhauer
- Erich Jahnsmüller
- Josef Kamm
- Kurt Michalski
- Günter Schneider
- Werner Lempert
- Karl Zimmermann
- Wolfgang Spitzner
- Klaus Petersdorf
1984/85 to 1991
1st place: GDR champions + European championship championship
2 seasons (A / B) of 18 teams each
Place 1: Promoted
places 16-18: Relegated teams
15 district leagues
(Rostock, Schwerin, Neubrandenburg, Potsdam, Frankfurt (Oder), Magdeburg,
East Berlin, Halle, Erfurt, Gera, Suhl, Dresden, Leipzig, Karl-Marx-Stadt, Cottbus)
↑ 3 promotion rounds with the district champions (each two qualify)
- Lothar Skorning : Football Past and Present; Volume 2: History of football in the GDR up to 1976. Sportverlag Berlin, 1978.
- Hanns Leske : Encyclopedia of GDR football . Verlag Die Werkstatt, Göttingen 2007, ISBN 978-3-89533-556-3 .
- Video: "It wasn't that easy" - Fritz Gödicke and football in the GDR . Institute for Scientific Film (IWF) 2007, made available by the Technical Information Library (TIB), doi : 10.5446 / 19126 .