Rafael Campanero dies, a key figure in the history of Córdoba

ANDOn June 19, 2022, Córdoba CF lost one of the key figures in its entire history. Rafael Campanero Guzmanhonorary president of the club and its member number 1, has died at the age of 95, a news that has caused deep grief among Cordobans.

the clock is a crucial man in the club’s history, and not only for his three stages as president, during the periods 1969-75, 1983-86 and 2006-2009 and the three promotions, to First, Second B and Second obtained in them respectively. During the last two, the good work in his management avoided critical situations at the financial level for the company.

In the first stage, Córdoba achieved what was its last promotion to the First Division, in the 1970-71 campaign, until the latest, achieved in Las Palmas 2014, 43 years later. Then, in the second, the club found its legs for the only time in the third division, from which it came out in a single year, with a fantastic season in the second B to stabilize the club in the following. And in the third, also in a single course, he returned the club to professional football after the relegation that was reaped in the campaign 2004-05 and the failure in the bronze category 2005-06.

He was born in Almodóvar del Río, where he is also an emblematic person, Ringer He was not only connected to Córdoba in almost every aspect and from almost the birth of the club in 1954, from ball boy to manager, but the capital of the mosque. He was a builder, politician and director of the Philharmonic Center, and always conveyed values ​​of love for Córdoba that will be his best legacy.

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