Liga Profesionistă de Fotbal

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Liga Profesionistă de Fotbal
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Abbreviation LPF
Formation January 22, 1993; 24 years ago (1993-01-22)
Type Sport governing body
Headquarters Bucharest
Location
  • Romania
Region served
Romania
Official language
Romanian
Secretary General
Justin Ștefan
President
Gino Iorgulescu
Vice President
Robert Pongracz
Website www.lpf.ro

Liga Profesionistă de Fotbal (Professional Football League), also known by the acronym LPF, is a Romanian governing body that runs the Liga I, the top professional division of the Romanian football league system, and the Cupa Ligii, Romania's secondary club football tournament. Its current president is Gino Iorgulescu, elected in 2013.

History[edit]

The football club's organization formula was originally "A Divisionary College" ("Colegiul Divizionar A") when it was founded on October 5, 1970. It was then led by Mircea Angelescu. Until 1990, the "A Divisionary College" was formal without remarkable decisions. After 90's have started a lot of changes reflected by often organizations renames like "A Divisional Team's League", "National Football League", "Professional Club's League", etc.

On October 10, 1992, the organization's name became "Professional Football A Division League". Then, on January 22, 1993, the name of organization became "Professional Football League of Romania", an A Division professional football clubs representation.

On September 30, 1996, Dumitru Dragomir was elected as president of "Professional Football League of Romania". The headquarters is established on 47 Mihai Eminescu Street (February 1997). It was decided that the league will organize the A Division Championship starting with 1997-1998 edition. On October 2000, Dumitru Dragomir was re-elected.

On November 2005, Dumitru Dragomir has been re-elected as the president of the organization.

On November 2013, Gino Iorgulescu won the election.

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