Published on January 27, 2022 at 10:35 p.m.
AS Monaco basket announced on Thursday that it was changing president: Aleksej Fedoricsev succeeds Sergey Dyadechko, who remains vice-president.
Change of president at AS Monaco! Aleksej Fedoricsev is the new strongman of the Principality club, successor to Sergey Dyadechko. The 66-year-old Russian billionaire, former owner of Dynamo Moscow and FC Rostov football clubs, is the owner of Fedcom (a trading company specializing in the sale of fertilizers), the club’s jersey sponsor. He succeeds the 50-year-old Ukrainian billionaire, former investment banker and patron of the club since 2013 and president since 2015. Aleksej Fedoricsev now holds 46.4% of the shares of AS Monaco Basketball SAM, making Fedcom its majority shareholder. “Since Sergey Dyadechko asked me to join the Roca Team adventure, my heart has been in Monegasque basketball! This project is exciting and positions Monaco a little more on the map of sport and performance. I am very proud to continue to support the red and white colors that I have worn for more than 30 years and to succeed President Dyadechko to write the next pages in the history of the Club”, reacted the new president on the club’s website. .
“I knew that day would come: the Roca Team is a bit like my fifth child. And today, it’s as if this child to whom I would have given everything I could take flight to become a grown-up. When you create a project, when you develop it and it grows so quickly and so well, you know that there will be magnificent tomorrows. I thank Aleksej Fedoricsev for having the desire and the enthusiasm it takes to continue to accompany this epic. “, a reacted on his side, Sergey Dyadechko, who however remains vice-president. Under his command, the Roca Team won the Eurocoupe 2021, the Leaders Cup 2016, 2017 and 2018, and played in the final of the French championship in 2018 and 2019. His successor will have two main objectives this season: to finish in the Top 8 of the Euroleague to stay there next season and to win a first title of champion of France.