0.5 C
Sunday, February 5, 2023

ÖFB President Milletich flashed in court

Must read

- Advertisement -

Gerhard Milletich suffered a defeat in the advertisement cause: the regional court for criminal matters in Vienna rejected the ÖFB President’s request for a reply. Whether the allegation that Milletich used his ÖFB presidency to advertise for publications from his publishers is true remains to be seen.

“I have never abused my position,” Milletich stated in the testimony. Gerhard Götschhofer, ÖFB Vice President and President of the Upper Austrian Football Association, testified as a witness that he had investigated the matter himself. He spoke to four sponsors of the ÖFB, with whom Milletich had contacted for the purpose of placing advertisements. They had informed him that there had been no business contact before Milletich became ÖFB President. “They were irritated and surprised by these requests for advertisements,” said Götschhofer. Some would have felt Milletich’s inquiries as “bad” or “clumsy” and spoke of damage to the ÖFB if ​​sponsors were addressed in this way.

- Advertisement -

The judge did not address the extent to which the accusation of “advertising brawling” applies. The counter-statement requested by Milletich focuses on whether or not there have been long-term business relationships with several sponsors. The judge held that the thesis of the article – that Milletich used his function as ÖFB president to get advertisements – was not met and rejected the request for a counter-statement.

more from national team

Good plan, bad point average: what the ÖFB team is still missing

Climbing the summit after a cruciate ligament tear

Windtner proceedings discontinued after six years

Causa Milletich: Is there a big ÖFB earthquake?

My themes

- Advertisement -

For your saved topics

found new items.

info By clicking on the icon you add the keyword to your topics.

Click on the icon to open your “My Topics” page. They have of 15 tags saved and would have to remove tags.

info By clicking on the icon you remove the keyword from your topics.

Add the theme to your themes.

Source: Nachrichten

- Advertisement -

More articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest article