DGAP-News: Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Statement Statement on the discussion about the intended introduction of the Super League
19.04.2021 / 10:45 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA comments on the discussion about the intended introduction of a European Super League as follows.
The members of the Executive Board of the European Club Association (ECA) held a virtual conference yesterday evening and confirmed that the ECA Executive Board decision of Friday, April 16, 2021, is still valid. This decision contains that the ECA clubs want to implement the planned reform of the UEFA Champions League. In the light of the Forgoing it was the clear opinion of the members of the ECA Executive Board that the plans to establish a Super League were rejected.
Hans-Joachim Watzke (CEO) emphasizes that "both German clubs that are represented on the ECA Executive Board, FC Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, represented 100 percent congruent views in all discussions".
Dortmund, April 19th, 2021
Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA Borussia Dortmund Geschäftsführungs-GmbH
Contact: Dr. Robin Steden Inhouse Counsel / Investor Relations
Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA
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