71-year-old President of Lyon Jean-Michel Ola called the former playmaker of the French national team and clubs NBA “San Antonio spurs” and “Charlotte hornets” Tony Parker as its possible successor on a post of the President of the club.
Parker himself considered it an honor that decision Ola.
“I’m honored that Jean-Michel considers my candidacy for the post. I know I need to learn a lot. But if one day he asks me to take office, it will be impossible to refuse”.
Jean-Michel Ola plans to transfer the powers of the President to Parker at the end of the 2022/2023 season. Note that Parker is the owner of basketball club ASVEL, which is based in Lyon, and the women’s team of Olympique Lyonnais. Tony Parker is an old friend of Jean-Michel Ola.