Oliver Kahn nominated to replace Karl-Heinz Rummenigge


Latest news coming out from Germany reveals that Ex-Germany goalkeeper “Oliver Kahn” who will  join Bayern Munich's board in January 2020 is nominated to replace club chairman “Karl-Heinz Rummenigge”.
The possible of “Oliver Kahn”, who was a former player with Bayern from 1994 until 2008, was approved by Bayern's management board late Thursday, just hours after club president Uli Hoeness, 67, officially informed the club that he is stepping down this year November.
Current chairman Rummenigge, 63, is reported to hand the reins to “Oliver Kahn” on December 31, 2021, after showing his successor the ropes, while former Adidas boss “Herbert Hainer” is nominated to replace Hoeness as club president in the November elections.
Oliver Kahn, a former captain for Germany national team and Bayern Munich, who has made  more than 600 appearances for the club, will sign a five-year contract and will join the club's board from January 1, 2020, serving a two-year apprenticeship before taking over from Rummenigge.
The club president “Hoeness” reveals that Oliver Kahn is the "perfect solution" to replace Rummenigge as the 50-year-old has served as "an important player in the history of the club" having won the Bundesliga title eight times and been part of the team which won the Champions League in 2001.
Hoeness.further stated that “Oliver Kahn” =  "carries the DNA of the club in him", added
The former goalkeeper said it was a "great honour" to be accepted onto the board and feels "deeply connected with the club, it has strongly shaped my life".
After retiring 11 years ago, Kahn has earned an MBA in general management and built up his own business while serving as a TV expert for broadcaster ZDF.

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