Trailing, catching up and finally triumphing in a dramatic eleven-meter shootout: the U17 women’s soccer team of DJK don bosco bamberg won the decisive relegation game in untersteinach against spvgg weibenstadt – and will play in the state league for the first time next season.
In a close and exciting match between the district league champions, the decision came down to a penalty kick shootout. Weibenstadt got off to the better start and took a 1:0 lead after a catastrophic back pass by a DJK player (9.). The visibly shocked bamberg women saved themselves for the first drink break. Here, trainer matthias hornung apparently found the right words. Suddenly the ball ran only in the direction of the opponent’s goal. With a double strike in the 21. And 24. Minute turned paulinie reinfelder the game to 2:1 for the DJK.
After the second break in the first half, however, the pendulum swung back in spvgg’s favor. Within only two minutes, weibenstadt scored after blatant defensive errors, the 3:2 half-time lead for the ostoberfranken. After the break, the bamberg girls came out of the dressing room with a lot of determination: aaliyah wilson-torres scored the 3:3 equalizer after a corner (50.). Now it went back and forth in still rough heat. Shortly before the end, the DJK fans were almost heartbroken twice when the fichtelgebirgs girls missed two hundred percent chances. With the score tied 3-3, the game went straight to the penalty shootout. Reinfelder, laura stocklein and celine reutter all scored safely. The weibenstadt girls were different, as they missed the first two penalties. Then weibenstadt also met. But when anna-lena lebede put her attempt for DJK in the box, the decision was made: DJK moves up to the landesliga. The players and fans were jubilant as the U17 team now plays in the national league for the first time in its history. Here for are still looking for players of the years 2003 to 2005. Information from klaus schmitt at 0179/4956488.