Sad news from the world of football. We recently knew the Reus events, team that has been disqualified from the Second Division due to non-payment to their players, as well as remaining without competing the rest of the season and sanctioned with three years out of professional competition and a financial fine of 250,000 euros. With little time to be cured of this news, another case of liquidation has come to light: that of the Ontinyent CF, of Second Division B.
The Onteniente team may be in its last hours of life. In fact, several players of the Valencian team take their disappearance for granted. "Sad desenlance. Are really hard moments for people who really want to be here "says the defense Julen Monreal. "And this is what unfortunately ends for the players and our families has been an ordeal," says the midfielder Javi Llor.
All this after knowing that the investor group Elite Sports I would not return to the team, which is in decline in group III of the Second B. Elite Sports managed the Ontinyent last season with Adrián Márquez in the presidency. At the end of the season, the company left the management to detect irregularities in the transformation of the club into sports joint-stock company. "The Ontinyent is not settled because of Elite Sports, but because the investing group that entered this season stopped paying months ago. We have not drowned the club ", defend Márquez. Elite Sports was during the last month negotiating to take control of the club and to be able to avoid its disappearance, but the negotiations have not arrived at good course.
The Ontinyent was founded in 1931. Last season, he stayed fifth in his group, being close to getting into promotion promotion to Liga 1,2,3. In fact, until the last day had options, but a draw at home against Alcoyano and a win from Cornellá left the Valencian team out. The qualification for the Copa del Rey, although it was eliminated in the third round against Melilla. "The Ontinyent story is over, how sad we have struggled to get here," he said. José Antonio Soler, another team defender. Regarding its history, almost half of the seasons since its founding has been spent in Third (43), disputing eighteen in Second B and reaching five seasons in the Second Division.
Now, the players of the black and white team are thinking about their future, which is far from Onteniente. The team has not received their salaries in November and December, so it is more than likely that January will not be received either. The spirit of the staff is in tatters, and only a miracle could save the black and white.