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Dominguez ALS Conmebol

Paraguayer Alejandro Dominguez has been chosen for a third term as president of the South American Football Confederation Conmebol. This revealed a vote on Friday under the Association Congress in Doha.

Dominguez had taken office in 2016 for a large corruption scandal and was re-elected in 2018.

Alejandro Domínguez asegura que Conmebol no le cerró las puertas a México
The 50-year-old was the only candidate and received the support of the ten South American associations for another four-year term of office. Dominguez ‘predecessor and compatriot Juan Angel Napout had been convicted because of its involvement in a corruption scandal in the US to a nine-year-old prison sentence.

Dominguez had decided at short notice last year for a relocation of the Copa America to Brazil. Originally, the tournament in Argentina and Colombia should take place because of the Corona pandemic it was relocated.

The Chief of the European Football Union (UEFA), Aleksander Cefer, is considered a close ally of Dominguez, which is also Vice President of the World Association FIFA.