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Controversial Mutko remains chairman of the football association Russia

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Controversial Mutko remains chairman of the football association Russia

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Vitaly Mutko is re-elected president of the Russian football association. The minister of Sport took on Saturday during an election 266 votes. His opponent Valeri Gassajev just 142.

Mutko was elected for four years. That means that he is the football association also leads during the world cup of 2018 in Russia.

Mutko was the last time a lot of criticism about the poor performance of the national team, that disappointment at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in France.

As minister of Sport he suffered loss of vision because the Russian athletes were not welcome at the Olympic Games in Rio. According to the world anti-doping agency WADA has the government of Russia is an organised use of doping among athletes supported.

The Paralympic Games were no Russian athletes are present. That was because the Russian Paralympic Committee was unable antidopingafspraken.

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