“A great advert for women’s football”

Well-wishes for the VfL Women after their DFB Cup triumph.

VfL Wolfsburg Women made 2019/20 their fourth double-winning campaign in a row after a 7-5 victory on penalties in a dramatic DFB Cup final against SGS Essen. That triumph came soon after the most successful Women’s Bundesliga season in the club’s history, in which the She-Wolves lifted their sixth league crown. 

The cup success meant the Green-and-White multiple champions also penned a new chapter in the competition’s 40-year history, as no club had ever previously lifted the trophy six consecutive times. Numerous club officials were quick to offer the She-Wolves their congratulations on a superb achievement.

Frank Witter, chairman of the VfL Wolfsburg-Fußball GmbH supervisory board: “The VfL Women success story keeps on running! By winning the DFB Cup for a seventh time overall, they once again underlined their exceptional status in women’s football in Germany. It’s great to see how the team continues to build on their success, and that they never lose their hunger for titles. On behalf of the whole VfL Wolfsburg-Fußball GmbH supervisory board, I would like to congratulate Stephan Lerch’s team on winning the DFB Cup.”

Dr Tim Schumacher, VfL Wolfsburg-Fußball GmbH Managing Director: “The way our VfL Women showed their fighting spirit and desire to win a nail-biting DFB Cup final is simply incredible. Congratulations to the players, the coach, the staff and everyone involved in a fantastic double-winning season. Now the focus is on recharging the batteries during the short summer break to go into the Champions League final tournament with renewed energy.”

Jörg Schmadtke, VfL Wolfsburg-Fußball GmbH Managing Director: “I’m delighted that our women’s team were able to bring the DFB Cup back to Wolfsburg after also successfully defending the league title. It was great to see how the team dealt with setbacks in the final. Congratulations to the players, Ralf Kellermann and all the coaching and support staff, and I wish them all the best for the Champions League final tournament in August.”

Michael Meeske, VfL Wolfsburg-Fußball GmbH Managing Director: “By winning a thrilling DFB Cup final against SGS Essen, our women’s team proved that as well as playing brilliantly to win the league title, they’re also able to cope with setbacks and can find the right solutions. That crazy match which was decided on penalties was a great advertisement for women’s football. Winning the cup doesn’t get any more exciting than that!”