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New Athletic Bilbao president Uriarte axes sports chief Alkorta

New Athletic Bilbao president Jon Uriarte has cleaned out their front office.

Joseba Aguirre and Rafa Alkorta, sports directors of the men's and women's teams, have been released from their contracts.

The pair were informed of the decision yesterday.

Sergio Navarro takes charge of Lezama, while Xabier Arrieta has been named manager of the womens section of the club.

The new Board of Directors is as follows:

President: Jon Uriarte Uranga

Vice President: Nerea Ortiz Olarra

2nd Vice President: Jon Ruigómez Matxin

Secretary: Jon Salinas Aguirre

Deputy Secretary: Xabier Álvarez Lombardia

Treasurer: Guillermo Ruiz-Longarte Pérez

Vice Treasurer: Adolfo Plaza Izaguirre

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