The president of the Bolivian Soccer Federation, Cesar Salinas, died on Sunday after being hospitalised with COVID-19 earlier this month, officers said.
The federation confirmed his lack of life in a press launch that highlighted his “dedication and dedication to nationwide and worldwide soccer.”
Salinas, 58, had chaired the FBF since 2018.
He was a director of The Strongest in La Paz, a century-old Bolivian soccer institution. His partner, head of the similar membership, moreover examined optimistic for COVID-19.
“My condolences to the family and friends of Cesar Salinas, president of the Bolivian Soccer Federation. They’ve all my assist in these laborious events,” wrote the interim president of Bolivia, Jeanine Anez, on Twitter.
The South American Soccer Confederation said, “Conmebol and the South American soccer family deeply regret the lack of life.”.
Salinas had not too way back met with authorities to plan restarting soccer in Bolivia after the virus shutdown. With 11 million inhabitants, Bolivia has registered 58,136 cases and a few,106 deaths.