MSV Duisburg (women)
Meidericher Spielverein 02 e. V. Duisburg, commonly known as MSV Duisburg, is a German women's football club based in Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia. The club currently plays in the Bundesliga, the top tier of German women's football.
|Full name||Meidericher Sportverein 02 e. V. Duisburg|
|Nickname(s)||Die Zebras (The Zebras)|
|Founded||1 January 2014|
The women's football section of MSV Duisburg was founded in 2014. It is the successor club of FCR 2001 Duisburg which went into insolvency the year before. They played in the second level 2. Bundesliga (women) in 2015–16 where a league championship took the club back to the Bundesliga.
When FCR 2001 Duisburg had to file for insolvency during the 2013–14 season, nearly all players left the club and joined the MSV Duisburg. As MSV they were allowed to continue the second half of the season with the original license of the FCR.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
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