After all, who in the next days in the German football Association (DFB) formally, the Say, is clear. The two Vice-President Rainer Koch (60, the highest Amateur representatives on the Committee) and Reinhard Rauball (72, the highest representative of the League) in accordance with the articles of Association on the interim management. This feature you already know, the Duo has a fairy tale already in the throes of the summer of scandal, be exercised, when then-President Wolfgang Niersbach was no longer to hold.
it is Less clear how to do it in the medium term - and who in the Bundestag on 27. September in the place of the now resigned President Reinhard Grindel moves. The a candidate, it runs automatically, do not exist. However, cook did on Tuesday, a pioneering communication on the subject of: "Our goal now is to find a common candidate of the DFB and DFL outside of the Bureau, the concern of the Amateur football as well as the top of football."
Christoph Metzelder.(photo: imago/hard felser)
A candidate "outside the Bureau"? This is an interesting statement to the debate on the Grindel-succession; they do not fit the existing practices of the world's largest sports Association. There, the new man came traditionally from the ranks of the top officials. League and interim chief Rauball, it can't be a regular but he has exceeded the age limit; a chef does not want to and he would have to contend with in the League also. Often, the DFB-Treasurer, the designated successor candidate was, historically seen. Since 2016 this office Stephan Osnabrügge. But also to have informed on Monday in front of officials that he would not be President. Chef tap of the Finger based on the DFB to a different solution. Which means that now also the name of former Active spirits through the landscape: Philipp Lahm, playing in the European championship 2024-planning, a leading role belongs to such as Ex-national team player Christoph Metzelder. Although such figures let the Public better present than a typical functionary - but the search goes in a different direction. The job profile for President is likely to be soon anyway, a little different than currently. The League urges massive structural changes, such as Rauball said on Tuesday; Amateur representative to the. For months, the outsourcing of various business areas in GmbH runs-daughters of the DFB, it could be at the end of the question: who is the chief inspector of the new construct?