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Top DFB official died surprisingly at the age of 68 - the cause of death has been determined

2020-12-06T17:15:18.359Z

Great sadness at the DFB: Erwin Bugar, Vice President for Popular Sports, died of heart failure. President Fritz Keller is dismayed.



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.

  • He was

    Vice President for Popular Sports

    and has a long history in German football.

  • The

    DFB *

    mourns

    President

    Fritz Keller

    .

Frankfurt - These are already turbulent times for the DFB - now there is also sad news.

Erwin Bugar

, 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

a

heart attack

at the

age of

68

.

He was also

president of

the

Northeast German Football Association

(NOFV).

DFB President

Fritz Keller

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.

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- DFB (Association) (@DFB) December 3, 2020

Born in Magdeburg, he was a trained lawyer and already acted as

an assessor at the

sports court

in the

GDR

.

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

Hermann Winkler

.

“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"

The

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. "

The

DFB presidium meeting will

take place on

Friday, which

Bugar would also have attended.

The DFB will

hold

a

press conference

around 3 p.m.

The decision about the future of national coach

Joachim Löw

should actually be made there

, but that happened a few days earlier.

(epp)

* tz.de is part of the Ippen editorial network.

Source: merkur

All sports articles on 2020-12-06

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