Lazio president Claudio Lotito and Inter CEO Beppe Marotta have been elected as Federal Councilors for the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), according to a report from Italian media outlet LazioNews24 earlier today.
The report details how the Biancocelesti president and Nerazzurri managing director were announced as Federal Councilors for the FIGC, who are carrying out the election to decide the new president of the football federation.
Former politician Cosimo Sibilia is challenging current incumbent Gabriele Gravina in today’s election, which is being held at the Hilton Cavalieri Hotel in Rome.
Gravina has been the head of the FIGC since the 22nd October 2018, and he was challenged with guiding the Italian Football Federation’s response to the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic.
Sibilia, who was previously a senator and part of the Chamber of Deputies, has been the president of the National Amateur League (Lega Nazionale Dilettanti, or LND) since the 28th January 2017.