Alejandra De La Vega Steps Down As FC Juarez Team President
On Monday, Bravos de FC Juarez announced that Alejandra De La Vega-Foster would be stepping down as team president. A couple of weeks ago, she was appointed to the Chihuahua State Cabinet, an appointment that will be consuming a grand majority of her time and efforts and because of that she will no longer be team president.
As a result Juan Carlos Talavera was named new team president. Mr. Talavera is a successful businessman in Juarez who comes from a prominent family. His family was one of the 6 families that were behind the creation of FC Juarez.
De La Vega-Foster stated that this was not a goodbye, she is not going to distance herself too far from the team and will still be involved with Bravos as a consultant and continue as one of the team owners.
In the year and half that Bravos has existed De La Vega-Foster has become very popular with Bravos supports. She interacts with fans before and after every match and is just a popular as the players when it comes to fans asking for an autograph or a picture.
The change comes at in the home stretch of a season where it can be said the Bravos have fell short of expectations. They after 13 games the team from the Borderland finds itself in 8th place with 4 matches to go in the 2016 Apertura season.
The top eight teams advance to the playoffs.
Bravos tied their most recent match this past Friday night against Correcaminos 0-0, giving Bravos 19 points on the season.