Within the mystery of the COVID-19 crisis in the world of sports, there are federations that have chosen to cheer up at least the economy of modest clubs, distributing significant subsidies.
This is the case of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), which will provide an economic aid of 1.589.100 euros for participation in competitions and travel to non-professional clubs whose youth team is active in the Division of Honor and National League , the two youth categories.
The beneficiary clubs must have their first team outside of professional state competitions, as well as military with the U19 team in one of the two highest categories of youth soccer. Therefore, these are clubs whose main team is in Regional Preferred or a lower category.
In the Valencian Community, 20 clubs are active in both Group VII of the Honor Division and Group VIII of the National League. Of these, only six may have access to financial aid provided by the federal entity Alboraya UD, CF Torre Levante, Patacona CF in the Division of Honor; and CD Dénia, Racing d'Algemesí-Global Supply and CDA San Marcelino in the National League. The rest of the clubs do not have a first team, or are active in the Third Division or higher.
Aid may be requested until April 30, 2020. The more than a million and a half euros is intended for “Achieve a substantial improvement in the level of the RFEF official youth competitions and in the organization and competitiveness of the clubs themselves”, according to the statement of the Federation.