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License FC Twente provisionally safe by promotion to category 2

License FC Twente provisionally safe by promotion to category 2

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FC Twente has the financial danger zone to leave, and on Wednesday by the licensing committee of the KNVB in category 2 is placed. Thanks to the ‘promotion’ reserves the Eredivisionist are proflicentie.

FC Twente reported enough points to have scored in the ninth data point, which relates to the annual figures of last season and the forecast for the season 2016-2017.

The man put down the champion of 2010 in may 2014 in category 1, giving the Tukkers, under guardianship of the KNVB.

Clubs nine times in a row to be classified in category 1, touch their proflicentie lost. Promotion to the ‘safe’ category 2 is only possible if a club two times in a row, enough points have been scored. In July of this year was FC Twente also to the objectives.

Van Halst

“With the move to category 2, there should then be an end to a long period of guardianship, which belongs to category 1, but the club is still not there,” says director Jan van Halst on the site of the club.

“We will be disciplined and tight our financial frameworks should continue to follow. We can under no circumstances afford to fall back.”

Van Halst is happy that the club is an important hurdle has been taken. “Now wait for us the next crucial step in the financial health of Twente: the obtaining of the municipal guarantee of up to 32 million euros, so that the necessary refinancing of the club the beginning of 2017 can take place. Also that support is hard.”

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