Staying put

Joelle Wedemeyer extends contract with VfL Women by two years.

Defender Joelle Wedemeyer has committed to VfL Wolfsburg Women until at least 2024 after extending her contract, which was due to expire at the end of this season, by a further two years. The 25-year-old joined VfL from MTV Wolfenbüttel in 2011 and has been part of the first-team squad since 2013. During that time she’s made 61 appearances in the FLYERALARM Women’s Bundesliga, 14 in the DFB Cup and 22 in the UEFA Women’s Champions League. The most recent DFB Cup success in May was the 13th trophy that Wedemeyer has won with the Green-and-Whites. She was also part of the Germany team that won the U-20 Women’s World Cup in 2014.

“Like home”

“VfL Wolfsburg is like home for me,” commented Wedemeyer. “I feel very happy here and it’s great fun working with the new coaching team. Since being at VfL, I’ve been able to continuously develop and I’m confident I’ll continue on that path in the coming years.”

Ralf Kellermann, VfL Women sporting director, said: “Joelle’s development here over the last eight years is really impressive. With her positive attitude and versatility in the defensive positions, Joelle is an important member of our team. I’m therefore very happy that she has committed to VfL Wolfsburg for another two years.”