Kaiserslautern (dpa) - The former Chairman of the Executive Board of the 1. FC Kaiserslautern Stefan Kuntz, keeps the plan of bankruptcy of his Ex-club and football-third division 1. FC Kaiserslautern for a consequence.
"in General, the Situation for Kaiserslautern is not easy. The world Cup stadium is like a millstone. And the site itself has not now so many sponsors," he said at "100% Bundesliga football at NITRO".
He also believe that the decision of the German football Association, because of the Corona of a crisis currently, no points are deducted, contributed to the decision. "Whether it is after the plan's insolvency, then, with all the implications that come after that also, will see, but currently I think it is almost for the only alternative," said Kuntz, who was from 2008 to 2016 Chairman of the Board of the fair and current coach of the U21-national team.
The four-times German Champions Kaiserslautern is to be in debt to the tune of around EUR 24 million. For the grant of a licence for the coming season, approximately 15 million Euro will be needed.
club-legend Horst Eckel has become reticent on the proposed plan in bankruptcy of 1 FC Kaiserslautern expressed. He heard this decision, but is unable to show in Detail, said the 88-Year-old of the newspaper "Rheinpfalz".
The last living German world champion team of 1954 stated: "I am close enough to the club and do not have enough information to be able to have something to say. I have to wait and see how things are going for the 1. FC Kaiserslautern are developing. Of course, I hope and wish that he comes well out of it."
Eckel belonged, like Fritz and Ottmar Walter, Werner Liebrich, and Werner Kohlmeyer to the Lauterern, made in 1954 the "miracle of Bern". He was with the FCK also 1951 and 1953 German champion.Updated Date: 19 June 2020, 06:35