Berliner ts and sv Moslesfehn rejoice after thriller for promotion to the National League

What an exciting thriller for the promotion to the 1st Bundesliga North of the men: Berliner Turnerschaft, SV Moslesfehn and TSV Lola delivered a thrilling fight to each other in the capital at the weekend, in which the decision fell only with the last point in the final game between BTS and SVM.


MTV Wangersen was not able to intervene in the fight for one of the two Bundesliga starting places. The northern runner-up was beaten 3-0 by all three teams, but was still able to return to the Stade district satisfied after a good season. What's more, they experienced the showdown between the three teams from Berlin, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein up close, reported

The two eastern representatives seemed to have secured the best starting position before the final match. Host Berliner Turnerschaft had won 3:1 (15:13, 11:13, 11:5, 11:8) against Lola right at the beginning. The latter had emerged victorious in a gripping duel against Moslesfehn. TSV had not only managed to equalize after trailing 0:1 and 1:2, but also turned around a 2:6 in the deciding set (8:11, 11:8, 7:11, 11:8, 11:9).

Moslesfehn was thus under pressure against Berlin: Only with a win did the team still have a chance to follow up its promotion on the field with a win under the roof. However, the team seemed to be able to cope with this pressure very well and quickly led 2:0 after sets with 11:1 and 11:9 and even had match point. A 0:3 would have meant that the home side from Berlin would have missed out on promotion. With the 1:2 set win (13:11), however, the capitals had then managed the return to league one, put Moslesfehn under pressure with the 2:2 (11:9). But SVM kept its nerve in the deciding set, winning 11:8 and thus becoming the second team to make promotion perfect. TSV Lola, which only had the role of a spectator during this match, had to watch how the dreams of promotion were already shattered on the field.


In the next Bundesliga indoor season, TV Brettorf, Ahlhorner SV and SV Moslesfehn will again be three teams from the Oldenburg district in the 1st Bundesliga North, joined by SV Armstorf from Lower Saxony. Berlin is represented by VfK and Turnerschaft, and TSV Hagen 1860 (Westphalia) and Leichlinger TV (Rhineland) will join them. Schleswig-Holstein does not have a first division team for the first time since 2013/14 following the relegation of VfL Kellinghusen.