BFC head coach Christian Benbenck was there last Saturday at Marschweg when Oldenburg claimed the league title with a 1-1 victory over Holstein Kiel II. But the coach could have saved himself from the spy tour: “The way they played, we won’t see them against us. Many normal players were saved, the wings were occupied the wrong way. It wasn’t in FB Oldenburg like I know”, Benbennek in “Berliner Kurier” “He was not fooled by the actions of fellow VfB colleague Dario Fauci.
VFB Schachten Sports Director Expects ‘Fifty Duels’
The mini-episode shows Oldenburg going all out to get the ride of the clearly favorite DDR Oberliga record champion. VFB Sports Director Sebastian Schachten does not see his team without a chance. Both Saturday’s game in Berlin (2 p.m., at NDR Livecenter) and the return leg on June 4 in Oldenburg (live on TV and at the NDR Livecenter) “We’re going to wipe out everything we have,” said former St. Pauli-Prophy the NDR.
Captain Oldenburg Wegner: “We’re really in a good mood”
In any case, the VfB players are hot: “We’re really ready for it,” said captain Max Wegner, who is especially looking forward to the home game at Marschwig: “It’s going to be more packed in the stands than against Kiel. We’ll sprint on the gas again and that’s it.” It will really burn.” There were 3,600 spectators against Kiel. The potential for fans exists with the former second club and the club close to the Bundesliga: should the promotion be successful, VfB expects an average audience of 6000 to 7000.
BFC: Warranty required may not be a problem
Lower Saxony is not discouraged by possible financial difficulties with opponents, which may prevent their promotion. BFC still has to deposit a €900,000 guarantee with the German Football Association (DFB) to take part in the third division – but a week before the deadline (June 1, 5pm), the club had sponsors and have already raised €720,000.
Fauci warns of BFC ‘stealing’
Economically speaking, Dynamo has a lot more opportunities than we’re providing, said Fauci of Nordwest-Zeitung. That’s why they can afford a lot more ex-pros than us or Weiche Flensburg. It’s a highly poached and experienced regional league team.” Only Berlin striker Christian Beck (23 goals this season) can look back in 175 matches in the third division and 31 matches in the second division with a total of 72 goals against 1. FC Magdeburg.
VFB defender Appiah: “Everything is ours”
But there is also experience in the ranks of Oldenburg: defender Marcel Appiah, for example, played 115 matches in the third division and also appeared 52 times in the second division.
The former professional at VfL Osnabrück does not deal either Discussions about the necessary conversion of the Marschweg stadium, which is not suitable for the third tier, or the prospect of building a new arena: “If I were to build it myself, it would collapse after the match.” Appiah prefers to be interested in sports success – the 34-year-old confides: “Everything is possible for us.”