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Volume 6 No. 213
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Portuguese, Polish Investors Eye Polish Ekstraklasa Side Lechia Gdansk

The majority shareholder of Polish Ekstraklasa side Lechia Gdansk "is planning to sell its stake in the Polish football club," according to Jaroslaw Adamowski of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. Wroclawskie Centrum Finansowe, controlled by Andrzej Kuchar and his wife, Ewa Andreasik-Kuchar, who is the formal owner of the financial services company, "is the majority shareholder of Lechia with a 71.33% stake representing 57% of the voting rights." Potential investors "interested in acquiring the top tier club include both local and foreign-based entities." Andrzej Kucha said, "One of them is a group of entrepreneurs from Gdansk, and the other one is a Portuguese entity" (INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL, 12/17).