Janina Minge

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Janina Minge
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Minge during the UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship, March 2016
Personal information
Full name Janina Madeleine Minge lips[1]
Date of birth (1999-06-11) 11 June 1999 (age 19)
Place of birth Lindau, Germany
Height 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
SC Freiburg
Number 9
Youth career
TSG Lindau Zech
VfB Friedrichshafen
2013–2015 FC Wangen 05
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2016 SC Freiburg II 11 (8)
2015– SC Freiburg 6 (0)
National team
2013–2014 Germany U15 6 (6)
2014 Germany U16 3 (3)
2015–2016 Germany U17 26 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:27, 17 October 2016 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:27, 17 October 2016 (UTC)

Janina Madeleine Minge (born 11 June 1999) is a German footballer who plays as a midfielder for Frauen-Bundesliga club SC Freiburg and the Germany women's national under-20 football team.

Club career[edit]

In 2015, Minge joined Bundesliga team SC Freiburg for the 2015–16 season at the age of 16 years.[2]

International career[edit]

She made her debut for the U-15 national team in April 2013,[3] in an 8–0 win over the Netherlands. She made three appearances for the under-16 national team in 2014.[4] In 2015, she was the second youngest player in the U-17 national team squad for the European Championship in Iceland where the team reached the semi-finals but were defeated 0–1 by the Swiss selection.[5] In May 2016, the team won the 2016 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship after a penalty shootout against Spain in Belarus.[6] The four Freiburg players in the squad contributed seven of Germany's 10 goals at the tournament and two of them, including Minge, successfully converted their kicks in the shootout.[7]




  1. ^ a b "List of Players - Germany" (PDF). FIFA. 17 October 2016. p. 5. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  2. ^ "SC contracts Giulia Gwinn and Janina Minge" (in German). SC Freiburg. Retrieved 2015-09-14.
  3. ^ "Janine Minge und Giulia Gwinn erstellen Strafenkatalog" (in German). Schwäbische Zeitung. 15 November 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  4. ^ Dedeleit, Jochen (17 November 2014). "Gwinn und Minge machen auf sich aufmerksam". FuPa.net (in German). Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Swiss knock out Germany to make first final". Uefa.com. UEFA. 1 July 2015. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Germany's European title dream comes true". FIFA.com.
  7. ^ Hennig, Sandra (2 June 2016). "Starke Talente des SC Freiburg: Quartett im Team des U17-Europameisters" (in German). Badische Zeitung. Retrieved 3 October 2016.

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