Former Corinthians president Alberto Dualib died this Tuesday, aged 101. The cause was not reported. On June 13, 2021, he had been admitted to Hospital Santa Catarina, in São Paulo, and had been monitored ever since.
Dualib was president of Corinthians for 14 years. The president was in charge of the club for the entire period, until the one who, in October 2007, resigned from the position due to the possibility of suffering an impeachment process. The following year, after being investigated by the Public Ministry, the former president also had his name removed from the club’s membership.
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Also former president of Corinthians, Andrés Sanchez lamented the death in a post on social media:
While Dualib was in charge of Corinthians, the team alvinegra won 12 titles. There were five Paulistas (1995, 1997, 1999, 2001 and 2003), three Brazilians (1998, 1999 and 2005), two Copa do Brasil (1995 and 2002), one Rio-São Paulo (2002) and a Club World Cup (2000 ). At the same time, he also presided over Corinthians during the team’s worst campaign in the Brasileirão, when Timão ended up being relegated to Serie B of the championship.
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