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Laia Palau, new sports director of Uni Girona



Former basketball player Laia Palau was appointed this Monday as the new sporting director of Uni Girona, replacing Pere Puig, as the Catalan club announced in a press release.

“As announced at the time, Pere Puig is leaving the sports management of Uni Girona to carry out management functions within the board of directors, leaving his position to the former captain of Spa Girona Laia Palau”, confirmed the Catalan team.

Palau will appear before the media this Tuesday, July 26 at 12:30 p.m., at the municipal pavilion of Girona-Fontajau, alongside Pere Puig and club president Cayetano Pére.

From Uni Girona they highlighted the active participation of Pere Puig “in the growth” of the club “since its foundation”, being a “direct participant” in the promotion of the Women’s League, in the two leagues won, in the Copa de la Reina and in the participation of the Girona team in the highest European category.

Therefore, in addition to taking care of the incorporations and sporting problems of the first team, Palau, who a few weeks ago confirmed his retirement as a professional, will lead the female training teams of his former team Uni on his own. Girona with the news of Bàsquet Girona, a team chaired by Marc Gasol and which will host the basic women’s teams, under the name of ‘Bàsquet Girona Uni-Laia Palau’.