Fortuna Wuppertal

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Fortuna Wuppertal
Club logo
Surname Turn- und Spielverein
Fortuna Wuppertal eV
Club colors blue yellow
Founded 1973
Association headquarters Wuppertal , North Rhine-Westphalia
Departments six
Chairman Peter Schmitz

Fortuna Wuppertal (officially: Turn- und Spielverein Fortuna Wuppertal eV ) is a sports club from Wuppertal . The first women's soccer team once took part in the DFB Cup .


The club was created in 1973 through the merger of TSG Jahn Wuppertal with SSV Nachbarebreck, which was founded in 1912 . In addition to football, the club also offers badminton , gymnastics , tennis , table tennis and volleyball .

The Fortuna soccer players reached the final of the Niederrhein Cup against GSV Moers in 1994 . The result is unknown, but the Wuppertal women who competed in the Niederrhein Association at the time qualified for the DFB Cup. In the first round , Fortuna received a bye , before the opponent in round two was FC Rumeln-Kaldenhausen . The Bundesliga promoted from Duisburg clearly won the game 7-0. The team was later disbanded. In 2004 there was a fresh start in the district league. Just two years later, he was promoted to the state league, where the march through to the Lower Rhine league succeeded. This was followed by direct relegation before the team rose again to the Lower Rhine League in 2013.

The men's team rose to the district league in 2010. After two relegations in a row, the Wuppertaler arrived in the district league B in 2012. Since the direct resurgence, the team has played in the district league A.


Individual evidence

  1. Carsten Töller (ed.): Women's football in Germany . Self-published, Mettmann 2010, p. 50 .

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