Great sadness at the DFB: Erwin Bugar, Vice President for Popular Sports, died of heart failure.
President Fritz Keller is dismayed.
Erwin Bugar died
at the age of 68.
Vice President for Popular Sports
and has a long history in German football.
Frankfurt - These are already turbulent times for the DFB - now there is also sad news.
, long-time football functionary, is dead. Most recently, he held the office of DFB Vice President for grassroots football and popular sports.
he leaves a daughter and a son.
DFB: Vice President Erwin Bugar is dead - Keller with emotional words
Bugar died of complications from
He was also
Northeast German Football Association
makes a statement on the death of the presidium member.
“Erwin Bugar's death shocked and upset us all at the DFB.
He was highly valued in all of German football - as a grassroots representative who always saw football as a whole.
The DFB will miss him very much. "
The DFB mourns its Vice President Erwin Bugár, who unexpectedly died of heart failure on Wednesday at the age of 68.
Our deepest condolences go to his family and loved ones.
- DFB (Association) (@DFB) December 3, 2020
Born in Magdeburg, he was a trained lawyer and already acted as
an assessor at the
From 1991 to 1995 he was president of
1. FC Magdeburg
In the next home game, the club will wear a black ribbon.
"Erwin Bugar's death hits us very hard," says NOFV Vice President
“He was an honest sports fanatic.
In him we are not only losing a deserving sports official, but also a special person. "
DFB mourns Erwin Bugar: "His politeness was contagious"
DFB press release
says: “Bugar was characterized by a stirring humanity, his politeness was contagious.
Everyone who worked with him praised his expertise in dealing with people and his ability to respond to different characters. "
DFB presidium meeting will
take place on
Bugar would also have attended.
The DFB will
around 3 p.m.
The decision about the future of national coach
should actually be made there
, but that happened a few days earlier.
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