CONI President Giovanni Malagò, after getting to know about the designation of Carlo Tavecchio as Italian Football Federation President, has released the following statement:
"Congratulations to Tavecchio for his designation and welcome to the great family of CONI National Council. Congratulations also to Albertini who has loyally fought until the end. However, we must look ahead now. Tavecchio has been good at getting his designation but he must be better than that in bringing to his side also those who haven't voted for him. As I have always stated, football needs important reforms which can be only carried out with the full agreement by all the components. I am convinced that Tavecchio will soon bring novelties also in the governance. I said there would have been surprises and there will be soon. However, it's up to Tavecchio to announce and communicate them. From my side, the most sincere wishes of a good job."