Bransch birthed the national group’s jacket 72 times as well as became the Olympic champion in 1976 and also Olympic Driller in 1972. During the only World Cup participation of a GDR choice, Bransch led the group to the field in 1974 in the Federal Republic. After Hans-Jürgen Dörner and Joachim Streich, Bransch is the third prominent GDR football player who died this year.
The former captain of the GDR soccer team Bernd Bransch is dead. As his long-time club Hallescher FC picked up from the family members, the 77-year-old died on Saturday after a long ailment.
two times GDR footballer of the year
During the only World Cup participation of a GDR choice, Bransch led the team to the field in 1974 in the Federal Republic. After Hans-Jürgen Dörner and also Joachim Streich, Bransch is the third prominent GDR football player who died this year.
Bransch played virtually 300 times for SC Chemie Halle and its follower Hallescher FC Chemie.
Bransch played nearly 300 times for SC Chemie Halle and its follower Hallescher FC Chemie. In 1968 and also 1974 he was elected GDR footballer of the year. After the relegation of the Halle’s in 1973, the Branch, converted from the demonstrator to Libero, signed up with FC Carl Zeiss Jena, with whom he was winning the cup in the very same season. For the 1974/75 period, he went back to the reoccured HFC. For his clubs he noted 43 objectives in the GDR league.
In the name of all members, active people, fans, employees, boards as well as sponsors, I reveal our warmest acknowledgements to the household of Bernd Bransch. It is up to everybody, the memory of our honorary member, among one of the most important personalities in the association as well as one of the most vital ambassador in the municipal government to honor and proceed his legacy, claimed HFC President Jens Rauschenbach.
After his end of his job in 1977, Bransch came to be an authorities. As Head of state, he led the HFC to the 2nd Bundesliga for a short time after the turn. At the age of 70 he remained on the club’s board of directors.