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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 30 / 15

The Royal Belgian FA (URBSFA-KBVB) exec committee has re-elected FRANÇOIS DE KEERSMAECKER as the association's president for the next two years at its general assembly. The 57-year-old has been Belgian FA president since June '06 and is the 10th president of his country's association (...

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