Markel Zubizarreta


The RFEF could sign a former Barça player for sports management

Published:27/09/2023 - 15:23h

Updated:27/09/2023 - 15:25h

The RFEF is looking for candidates to fill the position of sports director of the women's team. Markel Zubizarreta is emerging as an excellent option, since in addition to having extensive experience, he seems to have the support of the Spanish internationals

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The Real Spanish Federation of Football, with the aim to satisfy the demands of the international Spanish that demanded evident changes in the organism to go back to represent to the national selection, already is considering different names to occupy the vacant charges after the dismissals of Luis Rubiales (president) and Jorge Vilda (seleccionador and sportive director).

The position of seleccionador national already has been covered by Montse Tomé, the one who had a successful debut when obtaining two victories in the Nations League against Sweden (3-2) and Switzerland (5-0) respectively. For the presidency are considering names like Iker Boxes and Mateu Alemany, but up to now had not arisen any name for the charge of sportive director in the feminine area.

Markel Zubizarreta, real option for the RFEF?

One of the candidates that seems to have the backrest of the players to be the new sportive director in the feminine area of the RFEF is Markel Zubizarreta. This option has won strength in the last hours, since in addition to his connection with several of the international Spaniards, with which has coincided in the FC Barcelona, the native of Mondragón remained free of his functions in the Catalan institution from the past Tuesday, afterwards to arrive to an agreement to terminate his agreement, which finalised the next 30 June 2024.

Precisely, the ex sportive director of the seccional feminine of the combined Barcelona was one of the representatives of the club that accompanied to the players culés in the previous concentration to the party of the Nations League against Switzerland. Even, Aitana Bonmatí, stood out player of the Barça Femení and of 'The Red', expressed some words after the victory on the square helvética, mentioning: "To me when I have received the news has caused me penalty. I have grown of his hand and think that has done a big work. It is a penalty that leave us and wish him the best. It did not know that the same it comes to the selection. It is a big professional, but do not decide where will finish. But if it is near, better, clear".

The list of winners of Markel Zubizarreta in the Barça Femení

Markel Zubizarreta Is recognised like the responsible architect of the sportive successes of the Barça Femení, since since it assumed the charge in the summer of 2017, the cast of the Catalan capital has won 16 titles: four Leagues, four Glasses of the Queen, three Supercopas, three Glasses of Catalonia and two Leagues of Champions. Thanks to his management, the seccional femenil blaugrana has turned into an indisputable referent of the feminine football of high level in Europe.


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