DFB Presidential Candidate Peter Peters has opened up how rarely previously talked about the tattered relationship with his vice-presidential colleague Rainer Koch.
“I think the current procedure is completely fine: he does not want me, I do not want him,” Peters said in the interview of the “Frankfurter Rundschau”. Peters and Koch have interjected the German Football Confederation since the resignation of ex-President Fritz Keller in May 2021. Peters wants to succeed at the DFB Bundestag on March 11 in Bonn Kellers.
“He seems to be angry with me because I clearly positioned myself against him,” said Peters (59). “But I think it’s much better that we discuss such questions in advance than we, like in the past, recognize office after five months: it does not work again and we advised to the next disaster.”
“It makes no sense to continue working together in the future”
The former Schalke Financial Chef enters the choice as a candidate-based candidate against Bernd Neuendorf (60), the candidate of the amateur camp around Koch (63).
When asked why he no longer trust Koch answered, “Because we were in essential matters of different minds. For me, this is a matter of culture. I stand for another form of cooperation and decision-making. It does not make sense In the future, to continue working together if there is no trust. I prefer to have problems before the election as later. “
Peters currently represents the DFB in the Council of the World Association FIFA. Koch is located in the Executive Committee of the European Football Union UEFA, he had announced in the course of the turmoil of the basement resignation, not more than 1. Vice-President. A seat in the DFB Presidium is aiming for cooking.