Baku. 5 September. REPORT.AZ/ Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Bayern Munich executive board chairman stepped down from the post of European Club Association (ECA) President.
Report informs, the former player has stated.
61-year-old led the ECA as chairman since its founding in 2008 and recently announced his intention not to stand for re-election. He said that ECA has become a strong and fair partner for UEFA: "Today, we can proudly say that within a decade, ECA has achieved more than we dared to hope. And since nobody is given an office for life, I can leave this position with a good conscience".
Notably, ECA is an organization that unites 220 clubs from 53 European associations.
The new president will be elected today.