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Regional investors at the bedside of Kaiserslautern

Despite Flavio Becca and others investing in the third division club, finances remained in the red. The FCK plans to turn to entrepreneurs in the region for the insolvency proceedings.

Despite Flavio Becca and others investing in the third division club, finances remained in the red. The FCK plans to turn to entrepreneurs in the region for the insolvency proceedings.

(ER with dpa) – Times are tough for Flavio Becca. While the Virton club accumulates administrative woes, Kaiserslautern must again face serious financial problems, a debt of more than 20 million euros is announced. The German third-division club announced on Wednesday evening that it had opened discussions around its future with regional investors.

“This regional group of investors is the best economic basis for a sustainable future of the club,” FCK announced in a statement. Giuseppe Nardi is the spokesperson for this group which is ready to lay on the table approximately eight million euros. Sum that should be used for ensure sporting continuity.


Flavio Becca was given the green light to take over FC Kaiserslautern last week, following a positive vote by the club’s Advisory Board. The contracts are now properly signed.


Does that mean the end of Flavio Becca on the Fritz-Walter-Stadion side? “It’s not a problem at all” as another investor, commented club supervisory chairman Markus Merk.

The debt reduction demanded by new investors has not yet taken place. The latter still have to negotiate with the club’s creditors, including the Luxembourg entrepreneur. “There is always a risk that these talks will not come to fruition but I have a feeling that the creditors are interested in the fact that the football can continue,” said Andreas Kleinschmidt, the attorney appointed by the Kaiserslautern district court .

A year ago, Flavio Becca officially became an investor in the club with a loan of 2.6 million euros. The idea of ​​increasing investments was also raised with an amount of 25 million euros within five years. FCK must present bankruptcy plan before September 1st.


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