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Women’s DFB-Pokal 1st Round Draw to be held on July 12

DFB-Pokal Frauen

The draw for the 2018/19 German Women’s Cup (DFB-Pokal der Frauen) 1st Round will be held at the German FA (DFB) headquarters in Frankfurt on July 12. The draw will be conducted by former Germany Women’s international Renate Lingor at the sidelines of a manager meeting of the Women’s Bundesliga 2.

A total of 50 teams will be participating in the 2018/19 German Women’s Cup. All twelve teams who were part of the recently concluded 2017/18 Women’s Bundesliga 1 (Allianz Frauen-Bundesliga) season, as well as newly promoted clubs Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Borussia Mönchengladbach will be handed a first-round bye.

The remaining 36 teams will be divided into two draw pots based on their regionality. Pot 1 will feature all teams from North Germany, while Pot 2 will feature all team based in South Germany.

The 1st Round matches will be played on August 11 and 12. The 2nd Round has been scheduled for September 8/9 and it will feature the 14 top teams, including defending champions VfL Wolfsburg, who received a first-round bye.

The final will be held at the RheinEnergieSTADION in Cologne on May 1, 2019.

DFB-Pokal der Frauen – 1st Round Participants

Pot 1 – North Germany
SV Henstedt-Ulzburg
TV Jahn Delmenhorst
BV Cloppenburg
SV Meppen
BW Hohen Neuendorf
Herforder SV
DSC Arminia Bielefeld
FSV Gütersloh
Holstein Kiel
Bramfelder SV
1. FC Neubrandenburg
TuS Schwachhausen
FC Viktoria 1889 Berlin
FSV Babelsberg
Hannover 96
Magdeburger FFC
DJK VfL Billerbeck
Borussia Bocholt
TSV Jahn Calden
1. FFC Fortuna Dresden

Pot 2 – South Germany
FSV Hessen Wetzlar
SG 99 Andernach
TSV Schott Mainz
1. FC Saarbrücken
1. FFC Niederkirchen
SV 67 Weinberg
VfL Sindelfingen Ladies
1. FFV Erfurt
Vorwärts Spoho Köln
SV Holzbach
Tus Wörrstadt
1. FC Riegelsberg
SV Alberweiler
FC Forstern
Hegauer FV
Karlsruher SC