It was announced that Genoa, the oldest club in Italian football, was sold to a US-based company.
Genoa club, one of the Italian First Football League (Serie A) teams, was purchased by the US-based startup 777 Partners.
In the statement made by the Genoa club, it was stated that 777 Partners, headquartered in Miami, USA, bought 99.9 percent of the club’s shares.
It was stated that former president Enrico Preziosi, who has owned the red-blue team for 18 years, will remain a member of the club’s board of directors.
Josh Wander, founder and director of 777 Partners, said: “We are very honored to be a part of a club with such a great history, legacy and tradition as Genoa. We recognize and respect the responsibility we inherit. We want to preserve his proud legacy.” used the phrases.
Former president Preziosi, who took over the management of the club, said: “The time has come to change hands. I have always said that I would hand over Genoa to someone strong and reliable. I handed it over to 777 Partners. I wish them the best, who will manage Italy’s oldest club.” made its assessment.
Preziosi stated that he will always remain a supporter of Genoa.
According to media reports, the sale was realized for 150 million euros.
Founded in 1893, Genoa Cricket and Football Club has 9 Serie A championships and 1 Italian Cup in its museum.
Genoa, who could not make a good start this season in Serie A, is in 16th place with 1 win, 1 draw, 3 defeats and 4 points in 5 games.