Frankfurt - The League Association is joining the regional and state associations in backing Wolfgang Niersbach for re-election as DFB (German Football Federation) President. The League Association made its decision in agreement with the Association’s supervisory board with a view of the DFB Annual General Meeting on 24/25 October 2013 in Nuremberg.

"The good cooperation between professionals and amateurs in German football is a credit to Wolfgang Niersbach," said League Association President Dr. Reinhard Rauball. "Together with him, we want to confront the challenges which lie before us. I'm convinced that Wolfgang Niersbach will represent German football as a whole, and also the interests of professional clubs excellently in the future too."