Football: Joan Laporta set to be named Barca president after unassailable lead in election

Barca presidency candidate Joan Laporta leaves after casting his vote on March 7, 2021. PHOTO: AFP

BARCELONA (REUTERS) - Joan Laporta was set to be named FC Barcelona's President for a second time after taking an unassailable lead in Sunday's (March 7) election.

Barcelona said Laporta had won 57.6% of votes of 96% counted.

Victor Font was second with 31.7%, while Toni Freixa was third with 9.2%.

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