Kerstin Stegemann

Kerstin Stegemann ( born September 29, 1977 in Rheine - Mesum ) is a former German football player. The Abwehr-/Mittelfeldspielerin played for second division FSV Gütersloh 2009, and finished her career with an official farewell match on June 5, 2010 in her home Rheine - hewing Horst. Between 1995 and 2009 they played 191 times for the German national team and is therefore after Birgit Prinz, the player with the second most inserts.


Stegemann started her career at Germania sculpting Horst. In 1993 she moved to VfB Rheine and celebrated the age of 15 her debut in the league. From an early age she became the lead player and made his debut on April 13, 1995 game against Poland in the German national team, with which it participated in 1996 at the Olympic Games in Atlanta. With Rheine she reached the final in the 1997 DFB Cup, which they lost 1-3 against Green-White Brauweiler. In the summer of 1997, she was with the national team European champion.

A year later she moved to the top club FCR Duisburg. With Duisburg it was 2000 German Champion and Hall Cup winner, with the national team, she won the Olympic bronze medal in Sydney. In addition, they made ​​2002 or their football instructor certificate. After the season, she moved to FFC Flaesheim - Hillen, returned to the financial ruin of the club in 2001 after Rheine back. Despite many Abwerbeversuche various German top clubs remained the FFC Heike Rheine faithfully until 2007.

2003 was their most successful year: On August 28, 2003 with the game against the Czech Republic, it reached the "Club of hundreds", it was with the national team world champion and won with the Rheine Hall Cup. On November 23 2006 she completed her 150th international match against Japan. On 10 March 2008 she made at the Algarve Cup against Sweden in her 175th international game and is by Birgit Prinz, the player with the most stakes in the national team.

After the descent with Rheine In 2007 she joined After the coach Tanja Schulte fired and her successor André Birkerfeld had resigned after a few weeks, despite several offers from top clubs newly promoted SG Wattenscheid 09, Stegemann was for the rest of the season players coach but could not descend prevent. For the season 2008/ 09 she moved to newly promoted Herford SV. On 9 August 2008, she played her 182 international match. Making it one of the now 18 women who have more football matches as Ahmed Hassan, the most capped player of the men denied. For the 2009/10 season Stegemann moved to FSV Gütersloh 2009. According to the 2009 European Championships in Finland, she ended her career in the national team.

In June 2012, Stegemann played in the final of Westphalia Cup a surprising comeback in the jersey of Germania sculpting Horst.


  • World Champion 2003, 2007
  • European Champion 1997, 2001, 2005, 2009
  • Olympic bronze medal in 2000, 2004, 2008
  • German Champion 2000
  • Hall Cup winner 2000, 2003
  • Vice Military World Champion 2007, 2011
  • Military World Champion 2008


  • 2007: elected to the All- Star Team of the World Cup


Kerstin Stegemann trained as a technical illustrator. Since 1998 she has been a soldier in the sports promotion of the Bundeswehr since 2006 and professional soldier. She is currently stationed in the sports promotion group of the Bundeswehr Sports School in Warendorf and held the rank of first sergeant. Trained together with Sergeant Frank Woycke and cares for it the Bundeswehr women's soccer team and was at the 2008 CISM World Cup in the Netherlands with her team world champion. It is committed to the Non smoking protection.

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