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Dual leadership should apparently replace Donata Hopfen as DFL boss



Dual leadership should apparently replace Donata Hopfen as DFL boss

A dual leadership consisting of Axel Hellmann from Eintracht Frankfurt and Oliver Leki from SC Freiburg is under discussion for the DFL chief post. That reports the dpa.

The previous DFL boss Donata Hopfen should one table football-According to the report, however, are on the verge of being eliminated. The contract of the 46-year-old, who only took over the post from Christian Seifert at the beginning of January, is to be terminated before Christmas.

A decision on the future of hops is to be made at a meeting of the DFL supervisory board next Wednesday. Should the 46-year-old have to resign from office, the dual leadership of Hellmann and Leki would apparently be available as an interim solution.

Hopfen was recently criticized internally because it had not taken a position on crucial issues such as the 50+1 debate. DFL employees are said to have complained about the bad mood in the DFL headquarters.

Hertha-BSC managing director Fredi Bobic, as one of the six members of the supervisory board, recently faced MagentaTV an upcoming meeting confirmed. “We always have meetings. That’s part of it. I don’t have to worry too much now. There will be a meeting soon. Then we’ll see.”

However, he denied that hops had already been replaced. “These are issues that I can’t discuss publicly. I’m not allowed to discuss them in public either. What am I supposed to deny if it’s not the case.”