Elissa Aguilar will be the new president of FEB
Elisa Aguilar will become the new president of the Spanish Basketball Federation. She will take over from Jorge Garbajosa after his departure as head of FIBA Europe, and will be the first woman to hold a very prestigious position in national sport. He has gone from being a legend on the field, a complete and very successful move by the competitions administration, to leading a sport that brings so much joy.
It’s not official yet, but nothing will stop Aguilar from passing. It received about 70 endorsements within the limits of its submission, without there being a competitor. On October 2, when the elections are held, his move to the presidency of the Football Association will be confirmed in a session. Where the centenary of the institution was celebrated. “Sport as a whole and the Spanish government are proud,” admitted Victor Francos, Secretary of State for Sports, during the presentation of the 2023-2024 Endesa Women’s League. He added, “For his professionalism, his sporting career, and his merits.” Specifically, it was officially announced that he would be the new face at the helm of the FEB, with this confirmation by the acting president, José Miguel Sierra.
The entire sport and the Spanish government are proud of this appointment
Aguilar has been a key part of Jorge Garbajosa’s tenure at the helm of the NFL, and he takes a step forward to take on a mandate that should extend from the 2024 Paris Olympics to cover another Olympics (2028). “I’m at the right time because of all the experience I’ve gained and continue to gain. I believe that I can sincerely contribute and enrich all this management that has taken place in recent years and which has given us so much success.” When he confirms his candidacy, it will be the basis for his future.
I can contribute and enrich the administration that has given so many successes.
Challenges Aguilar continues his quest to make Spanish basketball a reference point in our sport. There is a foundation, after a summer of successes such as winning the Under-19 World Cup in the men’s category. There he is present with the major teams. The men’s team is ranked second in the FIBA rankings and will be bidding for a place in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The women’s team is coming off a major European silver medal that secured them access to the global event in the French capital.
Elisa Aguilar will also be historic. The third woman to head a federation, but she is not of basketball stature. “I can offer a different vision She said months ago, “Because I am a manager and a former player, and also a complement to all the presidents who were and are still in this institution. She is ready and will take the big leap.”