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Hermann Höfer

Full name: Hermann Höfer
Nickname(s): Stift
Gender: Male
Born: July 19, 1934 in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
Died: October 22, 1996
Affiliations: Eintracht Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Football


The West German soccer team at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics was part of the mixed German team that was defeated 2-1 by the Soviet Union in the first round and immediately eliminated. Defender Hermann Höfer spent his entire playing career at Eintracht Frankfurt from 1953-67. In 1959 the he won the West German Championship, winning the final 5-3 after extra time against Kickers Offenbach. From 1981-82 he was vice president of the club.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Football Men's Football Germany GER 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Football Germany GER Final Standings 9T 1956-11-23 0 0 0
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Football Germany GER Round One Match #1 2 1956-11-24 URS 2, GER 1 0
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