Thuringian Football Association

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Thuringia Football Association
Thuringer Fussball-Verband.svg
Formation1 March 1990
TypeFootball association
HeadquartersAugsburger Straße 10
Location
Membership
98,801 (2017)
Wolfhardt Tomaschewski
Parent organization
German Football Association
Website tfv-erfurt.de

The Thuringia Football Association (German: Thüringer Fußballverband - TFV), is the umbrella organization of the football clubs in the German state Thuringia and covers nine football districts. The TFV was founded in 1990 and has its headquarters in Erfurt. President of the association is Wolfhardt Tomaschewski. [1]

Germany Federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north and the Alps, Lake Constance and the High Rhine to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.

Thuringia State in Germany

Thuringia, officially the Free State of Thuringia, is a state of Germany.

The TFV belongs to the Northeastern German Football Association [2] and is one of 21 state organizations of the German Football Association (German: Deutscher Fussball-Bund - DFB). [3]

Northeastern German Football Association

The Northeastern German Football Association, the NOFV, is one of five regional organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the states of Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.

German Football Association governing body of association football in Germany

The German Football Association is the governing body of football in Germany. A founding member of both FIFA and UEFA, the DFB has jurisdiction for the German football league system and is in charge of the men's and women's national teams. The DFB headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main. Sole members of the DFB are the German Football League, organising the professional Bundesliga and the 2. Bundesliga, along with five regional and 21 state associations, organising the semi-professional and amateur levels. The 21 state associations of the DFB have a combined number of more than 25,000 clubs with more than 6.8 million members, making the DFB the single largest sports federation in the world.

In 2017, the TFV had 98,801 members from 1,104 football clubs with 3,134 teams. [4]

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References

  1. "Präsidium des Thüringer Fußball-Verbandes" (in German). Thüringer Fußball-Verband. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  2. "Landesverbände" (in German). Nordostdeutscher Fußballverband e. V. Archived from the original on 5 October 2015. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  3. "Regional Associations". Deutscher Fussball-Bund. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  4. "Mitglieder-Statistik 2017" (PDF) (in German). Deutscher Fussball-Bund. Retrieved 30 March 2018.