THE BALL – Pedro Proença discusses the future (Liga)

Pedro Proença, president of La Liga Portugal, left yesterday, on the website of the body he oversees, a message as a farewell to the 2021/2022 season but which projects those that will be the stakes of Portuguese football in coming years.

After hosting Rio Ave and Casa Pia at the highest level and congratulating UD Oliveirense and Torreense on their rise to Liga 2, Pedro Proença addressed what will be the top concern for the coming seasons.

“It is time to look to the future, which, strictly speaking, has already begun, due to the need to adapt domestic competition calendars to the reality brought about by UEFA’s new competition model for the post-2024 period.

These changes require reflection and lead to joint work which will begin immediately, with the convocation, next week, of all the clubs participating in the professional leagues for an in-depth debate which will allow, without any problem, the adaptation of our football to the new European competitive context, and our firm intention is to create the conditions for Portuguese clubs to have better conditions at UEFA, thus contributing to the ranking nationality”, can we read in a first note, and the president of the League then emphasizes the objective of continuing to combat violence: “We remain committed to the fight against violence linked to Football, the theme of the meeting of Tuesday 17, with the Minister of Internal Administration and the Secretary of State for Youth and Sports, audience requested by the Liga Portugal. One more step to strengthen the work already carried out with the APCVD (Authority for the prevention and fight against violence in sport) and the security forces.

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