Five-time Uzbekistan champions FC Bunyodkor and 2011 AFC Cup winners FC Nasaf are facing financial problems after their sponsors decided to shorten the funding.
FC Bunyodkor media officer Bakhodir Mirzaev revealed the current situation in his club, these days, in his interview to Radio Oriat Dono.
“This year, FC Bunyodkor are in poor financial health. Sponsors are ordering to decrease the costs and even salaries”, he said.
“Club discussed salaries with players as they agreed to decrease their salaries. Also, FC Bunyodkor cancelled paying bonuses for a win in Uzbekistan Super League and Uzbekistan Cup. Head coach Mirjalol Kasimov is also being paid less rather than he earned last year.”