United volleys to the end

DAccording to FAZ, the skilled volleyball group United Volleys will not obtain a Bundesliga license for the subsequent season. The motive for that is that the folks of Frankfurt didn’t fulfill their monetary obligations and couldn’t show their financial efficiency.

Daniel Sattler, a spokesman for league administration, declined to verify the course of Tuesday. All he may say was, “The League Committee determined this week.” If the membership is formally notified, they’ve three days to enchantment towards it. The judgment can solely be printed when it’s ultimate.

Managing director Korosek wouldn’t remark

United managing director Aleksandar Korosek or anybody else answerable for the membership couldn’t touch upon the resolution on Tuesday. Captain Jochen Schoeps Korosek mentioned final week that the future “does not look rosy”.

The growth is no surprise. Since the volleyballs first hit the ball gymnasium early of their historical past in 2015, they’ve been largely financed by Grolheim businessman Jörg Kreek, whose son Tobias was a part of the group at the time. After the center blocker moved to Italy two years in the past, his father needed out of the draft. For the winner of the 2021 DVV Cup, regardless of the sporting achievements, there have been no sponsors to settle for the departure.

A 12 months in the past, Korosek, an aviation entrepreneur who beforehand labored with the soccer groups Universe and Galaxy in Frankfurt, grew to become a shareholder, and Crick introduced that from 2022 he’ll solely cope with volleyball gamers who’ve a stake. Despite the authorities’s Corona assist, complaints about gaps and open invoices have not too long ago elevated. The league deducted six factors from United in the spring for breaching licensing necessities.

In mid-June, Korosek introduced that the volleyball group’s future trusted contracts with two new potential sponsors, amongst others. He put the probabilities of “the lights on at United” at 50 p.c. The group, who’re third in the desk for the season that begins in October, have rallied early and posted back-to-back bulletins over the previous few weeks.

Tim Zimmermann, head of volleyball at TG Rüsselsheim, which provides volleyball gamers with a Bundesliga license, defined that their very own membership continues to be ready for funds to be made. There has been no contact with Korosek for 2 months. Sattler mentioned the league shares an analogous expertise.


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