2. Bundesliga (women)

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2. Bundesliga
Fussball Bundesliga (women).jpg
Country Germany
Founded 2004
Divisions 2
Number of teams 24
Level on pyramid 2
Promotion to Bundesliga
Relegation to Regionalliga
Domestic cup(s) Frauen DFB-Pokal
Current champions MSV Duisburg (North)
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim II (South)
Most championships HSV Borussia Friedenstal
1. FC Saarbrücken
VfL Sindelfingen
1. FFC Turbine Potsdam II
(each 2 times)
Website Official website
2016–17

The 2nd Women's Football Bundesliga is the second league competition for women's association football in Germany. It is divided into two groups: north and south. The winner of each group, if not a reserve team of a Bundesliga side, is promoted to the Bundesliga, the last two places of each group are relegated to the Regionalliga.

The 2nd Bundesliga is planned to be played as one group of 14 teams by the 2018–19 season, with second teams of clubs being allowed to have only three players older than 20 years. The number of teams qualified will be determined after the 2017–18 season.[1][2]

Champions[edit]

Season Group North Group South
2004–05 FFC Brauweiler Pulheim VfL Sindelfingen
2005–06 VfL Wolfsburg TSV Crailsheim
2006–07 SG Wattenscheid 09 1. FC Saarbrücken
2007–08 HSV Borussia Friedenstal FF USV Jena
2008–09 Tennis Borussia Berlin 1. FC Saarbrücken
2009–10 HSV Borussia Friedenstal Bayer 04 Leverkusen
2010–11 Hamburger SV II1 SC Freiburg
2011–12 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam II2 VfL Sindelfingen
2012–13 BV Cloppenburg TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
2013–14 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam II3 SC Sand
2014–15 1. FC Lübars4 1. FC Köln
2015–16 MSV Duisburg TSG 1899 Hoffenheim II
2016–17

1Hamburg II was the first reserve team that won the league. As reserve teams are ineligible for promotion, 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig as runners-up got promoted.

2 FSV Gütersloh 2009 as runners-up got promoted.

3 Herford as runners-up got promoted.

4 Lübars did not apply for a Bundesliga license for financial reasons. Second placed Werder Bremen were promoted.

Top scorers[edit]

Group North[edit]

Group South[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walter Dollendorf (2016-01-29). "Frauenfußball: Infotagung beim Deutschen Fußball-Bund". Neue Westfälische (in German). 
  2. ^ "2. Frauen-Bundesliga ab 2018 eingleisig". dfb.de (in German). DFB. 2016-11-16. 

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