Pedro Rocha, new president of the Spanish Football Federation


The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) announced on Friday the appointment of Pedro Rocha as new president of the RFEF.

“Pedro Rocha was today appointed new president of the Spanish Football Federation, after receiving the support of the majority of the institution’s assembly,” the federation said in a press release.

Pedro Rocha, who had been interim president of the RFEF since August, was the only candidate in the elections for this position which were initially scheduled to be held on May 6 if several people had presented themselves.

“The Electoral Commission has proceeded to the direct proclamation of the candidate who will immediately become president of this body,” underlines the federation in its press release.

This announcement comes the day after the Spanish government’s decision to place the Federation under supervision.

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