THE BOLA – Letter from Pedro Proença to 34 presidents of professional clubs launches challenges for the new year (Liga)

The president of the League, Pedro Proença, despatched the 34 presidents of the professional clubs a letter of evaluation for the year 2022 and has already launched objectives for 2023. BOLA has entry to the doc during which the union will be seen at the Summit of Presidents highlighted, which is able to occur once more, and new challenges.

“True structuring of themes for the future of Professional Football – circumstances of Centralization of Audiovisual Rights, the approval of an Economic Control Model, based mostly on strategies that assure independence and transparency, the publish-2024 aggressive frameworks, which can be accepted by the General (*34*) at the finish of this era, or the modification of the Disciplinary Regulation – should proceed to be thought of and applied severely and collectively », he wrote.

Here is the full letter:

“Dear President. Dear buddy. Yesterday we stated goodbye to 2022 and at present we welcome 2023. Each in their very own approach, two years that, I’m certain, will show to be inevitable when, someday, the historical past of Professional Football in Portugal is written .

The year that has simply ended has been wonderful. Throughout 2022, we are saying goodbye to the numbers that every of us will miss. The figures who made, in other places, Portuguese soccer historical past and who, as a result of they’re irreplaceable, won’t ever be forgotten.

But in 2022 one thing has additionally emerged, with extra drive than ever, a determine that ought to make us all proud: a Professional Football that’s actually united round the challenges that await us. A Professional Football ready to debate, collectively, the issues confronted. Professional Football with out worry of, in a local weather of whole aggregation, discovering options that enable it to face the future with dedication and optimism.

It can’t be emphasised sufficient, in a fast go to to 2022, the unity proven by the Professional Football Clubs, of which the Presidential Summit final November was the clearest signal. The unity proven by all these current (and they’re all current) on structural themes reminiscent of the Centralization of Audiovisual Rights or the reformulation of aggressive frameworks for the publish-2024 interval makes it clear that Professional Football is in a position to perceive that at present it’s extra what unites them than what separates them.

In 2022, we applied a new mannequin of the Commission of Instructors with the goal of making Sports Justice sooner and more practical. With seen outcomes! We concentrate on rising the Useful Play Time, to make the efficiency extra enticing. With seen outcomes! We encourage the varied entities concerned in making our stadiums safer, with the purpose of bringing the public and households again to our video games. With seen outcomes!

We confirmed everybody, even those that doubted, that after we are collectively nothing is inconceivable!

And this union round widespread objectives is a completely decisive step in order that Professional Football can now be seen in a really completely different approach, each to the public and to the official entities that, couldn’t in any other case, have personal their very own companions on this path, it ought to be lengthy. , in the direction of a greater future.

No, pricey President, as soon as this Summit of Presidents has, for the first time in the historical past of the occasion, the presence of a member of the Government, on this case the Secretary of State for Youth and Sports, Dr. João Paulo Correia, who sat down at our desk to focus on points that everyone knows are essential to the objectives we’ve got set ourselves. This, nonetheless, is obvious proof of how, all collectively, we’ve got managed to make Professional Football stronger and extra related. And that could be a victory that nobody can take from us!

We know, nonetheless, that many challenges await us. And 2023, little question about it, is as or extra essential than the one we stated goodbye to yesterday. Because after 2023 nothing can be the identical!

The year we start at present is one of selections. Decisions that may show decisive for the future of Professional Football. They can be, as has turn into the proper of a components that we already know is profitable, mixed, as a result of that’s the solely approach we will assure the nicely-being of every of us. At the finish of February, we could have a new Summit of Presidents, the place I’ve little question, we’ll strengthen the bonds that unite us. And the place the Strategic Plan for the 4-year interval 2023-2027 can be introduced, the place we’ll find out about the strains that ought to information the path of Professional Football, and of Liga Portugal, in a very decisive interval for in its future.

After a mandate (2015-2019) guided by the motto of Restructuring and one other (2019-2023) of Sustainability, the objectives that not even an surprising and unpredictable pandemic have been ready to transfer us, Liga Portugal, and who will handle it subsequent. 4 years, has the duty to undertake the problem of Development. We have constructed, for nearly eight years, a powerful and dependable group, succesful of actually guiding Portuguese Football in the direction of the future.

We bought right here after seven years of optimistic accounts, going in opposition to the earlier development with rather a lot of effort and dedication. We are the solely sports activities entity lined by Standard 37001 – Anti-Corruption Management System, which was awarded for the first time in 2021 and whose upkeep is ensured. Liga Portugal, at present, is seen as the actual interlocutor in the relations between Professional Football and the Government.

It has, as everyone knows, been an extended and tough street that has introduced us right here. A path that we observe collectively and that ought to fill us all with satisfaction and satisfaction, but additionally with a better sense of duty for the future. Because we’ve got overcome rather a lot, however there may be nonetheless a lot to overcome. And we won’t threat going again a millimeter!

Truly structuring themes for the future of Professional Football – circumstances of Centralization of Audiovisual Rights, the approval of an Economic Control Model, based mostly on strategies that assure independence and transparency, the publish-2024 aggressive frameworks, to be accepted by the General (*34*). at the finish of this era, or the modification of the Disciplinary Regulation – should proceed to be thought of and applied in a critical and unified method.

Unanimous. This is our model picture. Professional Football is stronger than ever and, subsequently, extra ready to lastly acknowledge what its mission is: to be the chief in the improvement of Portuguese Football in the challenges that await it. It is thought that it should assume, with out worry however with nice ambition, as the actual engine of the worldwide affirmation of Portuguese Football, with the highest exponent of the National Team and for the success of which the Club play an ideal. essential position throughout a cycle that ends with Portugal as soon as once more at the prime of European soccer in 2024. That is our purpose. This is precisely our demand. There is not any worry.

And it’s this picture of the model that permits us, now that we enter a new year, to name all those that actually love him to be part of us on this search for a greater Portuguese Football. A Portuguese Football, too, is gaining momentum. We all have that duty!

After all our efforts collectively to get to the place we’re at present, it might be a disgrace to transfer in any course aside from better unity. I do know that Liga Portugal, and whoever leads this quadrennium 2023-2027, will rely in your essential collaboration in the challenges that await us.

This is, as President of Liga Portugal, my greatest want for 2023. A extra united Professional Football! A extra highly effective Professional Football! A Professional Football lead! Professional Football that doesn’t run or cover its duties!

With finest needs for a year full of private and sporting success, I subscribe myself with the best esteem and consideration

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