The UEFA Club Financial Control Body’s (CFCB) investigatory chamber, chaired by former Belgian Prime Minister Jean-Luc Dehaene, has today announced that 23 clubs involved in 2012/13 UEFA club competitions have seen the payment of their prize money temporarily withheld pending further investigation.
As part of the first measure of the financial fair play requirements included in the UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations 2012, the clubs participating in 2012/13 UEFA club competitions had to provide information regarding the status of any overdue payables as at 30 June 2012. Following its last meeting in August 2012, the CFCB investigatory chamber has identified that important overdue payables towards other clubs, and/or towards employees or social/tax authorities existed in 23 cases.
These cases involve the following 23 clubs:
|BIH FK Borac Banja Luka||MNE FK Budućnost Podgorica|
|BIH FK Sarajevo||MNE FK Rudar Pjevlja|
|BIH FK Željezničar||POL Ruch Chorzów|
|BUL PFC CSKA Sofia||POR Sporting Clube de Portugal|
|CRO HNK Hajduk Split||ROU FC Dinamo Bucureşti|
|CRO NK Osijek||ROU FC Rapid Bucureşti|
|ESP Club Atlético de Madrid||ROU FC Vaslui|
|ESP Málaga CF||RUS FC Rubin Kazan|
|ISR Maccabi Netanya FC||SRB FK Partizan|
|MKD FK Shkendija 79||SRB FK Vojvodina|
|MLT Floriana FC||TUR Eskişehirspor|
|TUR Fenerbahçe SK|
Consequently, the CFCB investigatory chamber will continue their investigations and request these clubs to provide an updated situation as of 30 September 2012 with regards to overdue payables towards other clubs, employees and social/tax authorities.
This conservatory measure will remain in force until all identified balances have been settled in full or until a final decision by the CFCB adjudicatory chamber is taken.
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