Lower Saxony Football Association

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Lower Saxony Football Association
Formation3 July 1947
TypeFootball association
HeadquartersSchillerstraße 4
642,556 (2017)
Karl Rothmund
Parent organization
German Football Association

The Lower Saxony Football Association (German: Niedersächsischer Fussball-Verband), the NFV, is one of 21 state organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the state of Lower Saxony.[1]


DFB, its five regional and 21 state associations

The NFV is also part of the Northern German Football Association, one of five regional federations in Germany. The other members of the regional association are the Bremen Football Association, the Hamburg Football Association and the Schleswig-Holstein Football Association.[1]

In 2017, the NFV had 642,556 members, 2,661 member clubs and 17,975 teams playing in its league system. It is the third-largest of the German state associations.[2]


  1. ^ a b Regional Associations DFB website - Map and details of the regional associations, accessed: 8 April 2015
  2. ^ "Mitglieder-Statistik 2017" (PDF) (in German). Deutscher Fussball-Bund. Retrieved 30 March 2018.

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