Peter Peters resigns as a chairman of the German Football League (DFL) and strives for a candidacy as DFB president. He concluded, if I receive the support of the league and I was proposed by a national association of the amateurs, said the 59-year-old, who currently performs the German Football Association (DFB) initially with Rainer Koch, the faz .

My life planning is: I ll stop at the DFL, regardless of whether I will be proposed as a DFB president. I also communicated that on Friday our DFL delegates at the DFB, Peters said, Now it is essentially for me Therefore, at the DFL an ordered transition.

As a successor, he suggested Borussia Dortmund s Managing Director Hans-Joachim Watzke. The 62-year-old has been talking for a long time, about a month ago he had not excluded an application to the post. I do not comment on speculation, Watzke said on Monday the side .

According to Bild Zeitung , the successor of Peters should be elected at the DFL on 14 December at the assembly of the 36 professional clubs. At the beginning of the year, Donata Hops also occurs as managing director the succession of Christian Seifert.

Peters had also been acted as a league representative for the post of DFB President. The bosses of the state and regional associations announced about one week ago to send a representative or a representative from the amateur sector to the ordinary DFB Bundestag on March 11 to the race.

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I declared my readiness for the candidacy. And after numerous discussions I feel the appropriate trust, even in the ranks of the national associations, Peters said to the trade magazine Kicker on Monday.