December 2, 2023

The previous participant and present supervisor Jorge Garbajosa has resigned this Wednesday from his place as president of the Spanish Basketball Federation (FEB), a resignation that may take formal impact from this Thursday to serve solely as president of FIBA ​​Europe.

Garbajosa agreed to the presidency of FIBA ​​Europe on Might 20 after successful the elections. As soon as his resignation is registered within the FEB, this month will name the conferences of the Delegate Fee and the Govt Fee with the goal of creating official the decision for his or her elections and the calendar of the electoral course of.

“It’s a second of blended feelings. Good as a result of I’m beginning a brand new stage in FIBA ​​Europe, but in addition nostalgic as a result of they’ve been linked to this home for twenty-four years in whole, the final seven as president”, Garbajosa stated in a letter by way of the channels FEB officers.

“Today I’ve mirrored quite a bit on what I may have completed higher and what stays to be completed, however I’m sure that I’ve given my soul to make basketball develop in our nation. I’m glad with the outcomes of the groups, the expansion of the Leagues, the help of the sponsors and the world management of our basketball”, highlighted the previous president of the FEB.

As well as, Garbajosa has underlined “the sensation of leaving Spanish basketball united, with an impeccable popularity and glorious relations with all of the brokers of the sports activities ecosystem”. “I’m beginning a brand new period in FIBA ​​Europe, however I’ll at all times carry the FEB in my coronary heart. I want the perfect for the home that I really like a lot and I’m satisfied that from the union and the ambition it should proceed to develop”, he added on this regard.

“Because of all of the media and followers for the respect and affection at all times proven, each in direction of me personally and in direction of the FEB as an establishment. See you quickly”, Garbajosa’s word ended together with a stanza from the tune ‘Now we have loads of the motives’, by Joaquin Sabina.