Betis president's resignation adds to uncertainty at club

November 7, 2006
MADRID, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Real Betis president Jose Leon tendered his resignation to the majority shareholder Manuel Ruiz de Lopera on Tuesday to set in motion a presidential election at the struggling Primera Liga club.

'I have placed my position in the majority shareholder's hands but will continue in my post so that there is no power vacuum,' Leon told a news conference.

'I hope everything will be resolved harmoniously between the candidates who want to come and be president ...

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