The SG Wattenscheid 09 is escaped of the insolvency. In the current budget for missing 350 000 Euro, thanks to the Crowdfunding campaign “Save applied the SG Wattenscheid 09”, and a large donation from the Chairman of the Supervisory Board Oguzhan Can. Thus, not only the game is not operating for the current season is secured, but also a new Start in the Regionalliga West in the coming year. The Bochum district of the Association informed.

by Monday morning, donations in the amount of 140,000 euros, more than 2,200 paying supporters had been received. Four hours before the expiry of the period of time Can jumped who had refused initially, and to more solidarity from the environment in which the Association appeals. The businessman topped up the missing sum on his company WTC Camp Sports.

“The club is still alive. Therefore, I have decided, the rest of the sum to increase to allow the Association of a future,” said Can. We will provide the Association with a wider set-up and structures in order to bring him in the long term.”

decision-making about the future in March

In December, the SG, who played from 1990 to 1994 in the Bundesliga, had revealed that the club has financial problems. For the entire club, including his fourth-rate men-team and all youth teams, was not excluded. In the result of the collective action was launched, in addition to Fans also to neighbouring clubs were involved.

“The SG Wattenscheid 09 is this year its 110. Celebrate a birthday, and it would have been tragic if this tradition would be gone, the club from the football map,” said Supervisory Board boss Can about the rescue at the last Minute. In March, the members should come together and in a General Assembly on the future of the club discuss.

This should also help to shape the former President of FC Schalke 04, Josef schnuse mountain. He had taken in the past week, working as a downstream advanced Supervisory Board member. Additional candidates for the Supervisory Board and the Executive Board to be announced in the coming days and weeks, the Association.

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