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OFFICIAL: Javier Tebas is reelected president of LaLiga

Published:23/12/2019 - 23:53h

Updated:23/12/2019 - 23:53h

LaLiga announced this Monday the re-election of Javier Tebas as president, after his resignation to be able to resubmit his candidacy. The leader, who has not had competition, will hold the position for four more years

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It does already weeks, there were few doubts on which would be the result, but this Monday has done official: Javier Thebes is again the president of LaLiga. The leader, that presented his resignation the past 2 December, recovers his charge and will be four years more at the head of the patronal, in which it will be his third mandate after occupying the place in 2013, be reelected in 2016 and make a brief adjust to finals of 2019.

The one of Saint José, that was not forced to leave until 10 October 2020, bet by a formality to prolong his career. In the moment in which it abandoned his place already informed that his intention was to present candidature to be reelected, and in spite of the opposition of some clubs of First Division there has not been discussion. It has been literally the only endorsing to follow to the control.

The day 16 December finished the term to present applications, and as his was valid, and the only, proceeded to his confirmation. The Electoral Commission gathered in the afternoon of the Monday 23 December to study the possible agreements and, as they stipulate the statutes, communicated to the interested and to the groups affiliated that the nomination already has been validated, without need to celebrate an Extraordinary Assembly.

In spite of the frictions with the Real Spanish Federation of Football and with some sportive entities, Thebes chains like this his third consecutive mandate. After relieving José Luis Astiazarán in April of 2013 and be reelected with the guarantee of 37 of the 42 clubs with right to vote in 2016, recovers the charge after the cessation of the functions of the Electoral Commission, something that also puntualiza the communiqué.

The whole communiqué published by LaLiga

The Electoral Commission, gathered in the afternoon of the day of today, has adopted the following agreements:

1.- After having presented an alone candidature to the Presidency of The National League of Professional Football, and being this valid, proclaims definitively to Javier Thebes like President of LaLiga by the period of four years, without need to celebrate Extraordinary General Assembly.

2.- The General Secretary of the Electoral Commission has to notify the agreement adopted to Javier Thebes and to the clubs affiliated to LaLiga.

3.- As the had in the Social Statutes of LaLiga and once produced the election of the President, the Electoral Commission ceases in his functions.

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