ANDl CD Badajoz is on the verge of bankruptcy. While the Civil Guard uncovers that even three million euros defrauded due to non-payment of VAT were diverted to the club (for the benefit of Joaqun Parra, its imprisoned president, among others) the workers, with the players at the helm, have not received their payroll for months.
The situation is borderline as the squad revealed this Tuesday in a video statement. “To the non-payment of the payroll that as workers belong to us, a series of circumstances are added that make the day to day very hard”, explained Captain Miguel Nez in a video published on the Twitter account of ‘Extremadura Deportes’
“There are colleagues who cannot afford to pay the rent for their home, those in charge of equipment do not have the cleaning products necessary to wash clothes after training and games, the medical team cannot provide us with the necessary supplementation or material to bandages and we have not had an analysis in months“He continues in a story that reveals the current collapse of the club. There is also no money for” post-game food “having to prepare sandwiches for trips in their own homes, the statement said.
“They ask us for patience and discretion but we have reached the limit”
Template resigned from preseason “in exchange for a natural grass training ground that never came” and he denounces that the state of the pitch of the Nuevo Vivero is getting worse every day. The same happens with the general maintenance of the stadium with “some stands and services that are not up to the fans for reasons of cleanliness and health”.
The uncertainty about the situation is such that they do not know how they will make the next trips to play away from home but They do not rule out doing it in private vehicles if necessary to demonstrate the squad’s commitment to the shield and the fans they represent. “At all times we have informed the property of our concern and they have asked us for patience and discretion … but We consider that we have reached the limit and we beg for an immediate solution to this complicated situation“, Nez expressed as a conclusion to the statement.
Meeting of the sports director with the president
AFE , at all times, has stadium close to the players, supporting and advising the movements to follow. Tomorrow, Wednesday, seems like a key day for the club and the squad, since the sports director, Dupi, go to the Penitentiary Center to hold a meeting with the president of the entity, Joaqun Parra.
At this meeting we will talk about the club situation, squads and you can sign one or the other freedom letter, to help footballers to get out of this club mired in a crisis in all respects.
That’s right, staff and technical staff thank you “the effort of all the club workers“for helping them” on a day-to-day basis and for doing everything possible to move forward with this situation. “” And, above all, to the hobby, for being there, por encourage us every Sunday and for being the soul of CD Badajoz “, they emphasize.