1962–63 DDR-Oberliga

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DDR-Oberliga
Season 1962–63
Champions SC Motor Jena
Relegated Dynamo Dresden
SC Aktivist Brieske-Senftenberg
European Cup SC Motor Jena
European Cup Winners' Cup BSG Motor Zwickau
Matches played 182
Goals scored 541 (2.97 per match)
Top goalscorer Peter Ducke (19)[1]
Total attendance 1,802,900[2]
Average attendance 9,906[2]

The 1962–63 DDR-Oberliga was the 14th season of the DDR-Oberliga, the first tier of league football in East Germany.

The league was contested by fourteen teams. SC Motor Jena won the championship, the club's first-ever national East German championship. The club would go on to win two more, then under the name of FC Carl Zeiss Jena.[3][4]

Peter Ducke of SC Motor Jena was the league's top scorer with 19 goals.[1] For the first time the title East German Footballer of the year was awarded, going to Manfred Kaiser of SC Wismut Karl-Marx-Stadt.[5]

On the strength of the 1962–63 title Motor Jena qualified for the 1963–64 European Cup where the club was knocked out by Dinamo Bucharest in the preliminary round. Seventh-placed club BSG Motor Zwickau qualified for the 1963–64 European Cup Winners' Cup as the seasons FDGB-Pokal winner and was knocked out by MTK Budapest in the second round after having received a bye in the first round.[6]

Table[edit]

The 1962–63 season saw two newly promoted clubs, SC Karl-Marx-Stadt and Dynamo Dresden.[7][8]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 SC Motor Jena 26 17 5 4 49 22 +27 39
2 SC Empor Rostock 26 13 7 6 42 24 +18 33
3 ASK Vorwärts Berlin 26 11 9 6 41 34 +7 31
4 SC Wismut Karl-Marx-Stadt 26 10 8 8 43 42 +1 28
5 SC Lokomotive Leipzig 26 12 3 11 38 35 +3 27
6 SC Chemie Halle 26 9 7 10 38 40 -2 25
7 BSG Motor Zwickau 26 10 5 11 38 41 -3 25
8 SC Turbine Erfurt 26 10 4 12 45 45 0 24
9 SC Rotation Leipzig 26 8 8 10 29 35 -6 24
10 SC Dynamo Berlin 26 8 7 11 37 32 +5 23
11 SC Aufbau Magdeburg 26 10 3 13 44 46 -2 23
12 SC Karl-Marx-Stadt 26 6 11 9 39 44 -5 23
13 Dynamo Dresden 26 8 6 12 36 45 -9 22
14 SC Aktivist Brieske-Senftenberg 26 6 5 15 22 56 -34 17

Key[edit]

League champion &
Qualified for the European Cup
FDGB-Pokal winner
& Qualified for the European Cup Winners' Cup
Relegated to DDR-Liga

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "DDDR » Oberliga » Torschützenkönige" [DDR-Oberliga top scorers]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 21 January 2016. 
  2. ^ a b fuwo, page: 23
  3. ^ "East Germany - List of Champions". rsssf.com. Retrieved 21 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "DDR-Meister" [East German champions]. dfb.de (in German). German Football Association. Retrieved 21 January 2016. 
  5. ^ fuwo, page: 92
  6. ^ "European Competitions 1963-64". rsssf.com. Retrieved 21 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "East Germany 1946-1990". rsssf.com. Retrieved 21 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "DDR » Oberliga 1962–63" [DDR-Oberliga 1962–63]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 21 January 2016. 

Sources[edit]

  • "Das war unser Fußball im Osten" [This was our football in the East]. Fußball-Woche (fuwo) (in German). Berlin: Axel-Springer-Verlag. 1991. 

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