Why a financial feud sees Argentine league in “terminal crisis”


While Argentina’s football clubs should have been planning and preparing for the return to league action in 2017, they were instead fretting over how to pay players and staff following a row that raged throughout the Argentine Football Association (AFA) all the way up to the head of the government over television rights and unpaid contracts.

Amid ongoing meetings, offers and counter-offers, threats and deadlines there are still no absolute certainties on the matter despite lower league football due to start in a week and the Primera a week later.

So, how did football get to this point?

Despite the apparent never-ending conveyor belt of talent that Argentina produces, its club football has been run shambolically for years and even the country’s biggest sides are forced to survive somewhat hand to mouth.

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