Hannover 96 is a football club based in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany. The club was formed in 1896 and has played in the Bundesliga since 1963. Hannover 96 played its first ever game on 9 August 1896 against a local club called Victoria. They played a number of games that season, but did not record a victory. Hannover 96 recorded their first victory on 12 October 1896 against SpVgg Fürth. Hannover 96 would go on to record a total of 256 victories, 266 draws, and 109 defeats in the Bundesliga. Hannover 96 has been the German Champion twice, in 1974 and 1980. The club has also won the DFB-Pokal twice, in 1974 and 1976. Hannover 96 is currently in the second division, Bundesliga II. The club’s home ground is the HDI-Arena.