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Round 2
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32
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47
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53%
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3.96
1.05
Round 33
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32.41
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61%
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What is the NOFV-Oberliga Süd?

The NOFV-Oberliga Süd is the fifth tier of the German football league system in former East Germany's southern states. It comprises Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, Saxony, and southern Brandenburg in Germany. 

It is one of Germany's fourteen Oberligas. It was the fourth tier of the league structure until the creation of the 3. Liga in 2008, and the third tier until the introduction of the Regionalligas in 1994. The NOFV-Oberliga Sud was formed in 1991, as part of Germany's democratic reunification, when the East German football league structure was merged into a single German system.

 

NOFV is an abbreviation for Nordostdeutscher Fußballverband, which translates to the North-East German Football Association.

 

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History of the NOFV-Oberliga Süd

The league was formed from clubs from six separate leagues: one from the former DDR-Oberliga Oberliga Nordost, fourteen from the former East German second division NOFV-Liga A and B, and one from each of the three Verbandsligas, the modern state leagues. As a result, the league housed a diverse range of clubs from both the east and west of Germany. It had no clubs from Berlin, unlike the other two NOFV-Oberligas, owing to geographical factors, and hence was the only one of the three to have no West German clubs in it. 

The division was one of the ten Oberligen in united Germany at the time, the lowest tier of league football. Its winner, however, was not promoted automatically to the 2nd Bundesliga, but instead had to compete in a promotion play-off. In 1994, the league winner won this competition; in 1992 and 1993, they did not. 

 

Since the beginning of the league and onwards, the following leagues are below it:

  • Sachsenliga 
  • Thüringenliga
  • Verbansliga Sachsen-Anhalt (Not including the clubs from the very north of the state)
  • Brandenburg-Liga (Only clubs from the very south of the state) 

 

The German football league structure underwent significant reforms in 1994. The four Regionalligen were adopted as a bridge between the 2nd Bundesliga and the Oberligen, relegating the Oberligen to the fourth tier. The Regionalliga Nordost, a league covering former East Germany and West Berlin, was created in Germany's east. The following clubs were invited to the new league from the NOFV-Oberliga Süd: 

  • FC Rot-Weiss Erfurt
  • FC Erzgebirge Aue
  • FC Sachsen Leipzig
  • Bishofswerdaer FV 08

 

The NOFV-Oberliga Mitte was dissolved, and its clubs were distributed among the two remaining Oberligen in the east. The former league's four clubs were absorbed into the NOFV-Oberliga Süd.

 

From 1995 to 1999, the league winners were promoted directly to the Regionalliga Nordost. The league was renamed Regionalliga Nord after the number of Regionalligen was limited to two. Six teams were relegated from the now-defunct Regionalliga Nordost to the Oberliga that season. Promotion rules changed often, and until 2006, the league champion had to compete with the champion of the northern league for one promotion slot. The last time the southern champion did not win the play-off was in 2004.

The direct promotion was reinstated beginning with the 2006 season. With the launch of the 3. Liga in 2008, the Oberligen were relegated to the fifth tier of German league football. The top three teams in the league in 2007–08 were admitted to the Regionalliga, while the fourth-placed team had to compete with the fourth-placed team from the north for one more spot, these teams being: 

  • Hallescher FC
  • Chemnitzer FC
  • VFC Plauen
  • Sachsen Leizig (qualified for play-offs) 

Another league restructuring, announced in 2010, would see the reintroduction of the Regionalliga Nordost in 2012, with the two NOFV-Oberligas once again feeding into this league. VfB Auerbach, Lokomotive Leipzig, and FSV Zwickau were the three league teams to gain automatic promotion to the new league.

Founding members

Coming from the Oberliga Nordost:

  • FC Sachsen Leipzig

From the NOFV-Liga Staffel A:

  • Fortschritt Bischofswerda
  • Aktivist Schwarze Pumpe

From the Verbandsliga Sachsen:

  • VFC Plauen

From the Verbandsliga Sachsen-Anhalt:

  • SV Merseburg 99 

From the Verbandsliga Thüringen:

  • FV Zeulenroda 

From the NOFV-Liga Staffel B:

  • FSV Zwickau
  • Wismut Aue
  • Chemnitzer SV
  • Soemtrom Sömmerda
  • Wismut Gera
  • 1.FC Markkleeberg
  • TSG Meissen
  • Bornaer SV
  • Motor Weimar
  • Stahl Riesa
  • 1.Suhler SV
  • Wacker Nordhausen

League Champions

Season

Club

Season

Club

1991–92

FSV Zwickau

2006–07

Energie Cottbus II

1992–93

FC Sachsen Leipzig

2007–08

Hallescher FC

1993–94

FSV Zwickau

2008–09

ZFC Meuselwitz

1994–95

Wacker Nordhausen

2009–10

RB Leipzig

1995–96

VFC Plauen

2010–11

VfB Germania Halberstadt

1996–97

1. FC Magdeburg

2011–12

FSV Zwickau

1997–98

Dresdner SC

2012–13

Wacker Nordhausen

1998–99

VfL Halle 1896

2013–14

FSV Budissa Bautzen

1999–00

FC Lausitz Hoyerswerda

2014–15

RB Leipzig II

2000–01

1. FC Magdeburg

2015–16

1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig

2001–02

Dynamo Dresden

2016–17

BSG Chemie Leipzig

2002–03

FC Sachsen Leipzig

2017–18

Bischofswerdaer FV 08

2003–04

VFC Plauen

2018–19

BSG Chemie Leipzig

2004–05

FC Carl Zeiss Jena

2019–20

FSV 63 Luckenwalde

2005–06

1. FC Magdeburg

   

Sources

  • Deutschlands Fussball in Zahlen
  • Kicker Almanach
  • Die Deutsche Liga-Chronik 1945-2005