Turbine Potsdam and the Eisbären: Sportsball This Week

Berlin’s female footballers, FFC Turbine Potsdam, kept their top spot in the league with a 5-0 win against Mönchen-Gladbach Sunday, March 19 at home at the Karl Liebknecht stadium in Potsdam. Felicitas Rauch, Wibka Meister, Eseosa Aigbogun, Laura Lindner and Inka Wesely all put one in for Potsdam.

A week earlier they beat TSG Hoffenheim 2-1, also at home.

They play SC Sand away next week at their opponent’s field near Strasbourg.

Berlin’s First Division Bundesliga team, Hertha, didn’t have so much success away at Cologne on Saturday. They lost 4-2 with points from Niklas Stark and John Anthony Brooks. The team remains in 5th place in the Bundesliga.

Union Berlin, the city’s second division team, face 1. FC Nürnberg Monday, March 20 at home.

The Eisbären, Berlin’s pro hockey team, is tied 3-3 in a best-of-seven series against Die Adler Mannheim in the quarterfinals of the Telekom Eishockey league. After winning the sixth game 4-3 at home Sunday, they play the final game Tuesday in Mannheim.

The winner will face off against league leader Red Bull München in the semi-finals.

Oh, and pro basketballers Alba won at home against s.Oliver Würzburg 99-75 last Saturday and then lost 82-76 away this Saturday against top-ranked Ratiopharm Ulm. Alba’s now ranked 5th in the heavily corporate easyCredit basketball league.


Photo thanks Max Braun via Creative Commons.

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