November 4, 2010 / 3:38 PM / 8 years ago

Soccer-Segovia wins Chile FA presidency, Bielsa quits as coach

SANTIAGO, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Opposition leader Jorge Segovia won the Chilean Football Federation (ANFP) presidential election with a 28-22 vote on Thursday, an ANFP spokesman said.

Incumbent Harold Mayne-Nicholls’ defeat meant coach Marcelo Bielsa will resign as he announced on Wednesday.

Writing by Rex Gowar in Buenos Aires; editing by Ed Osmond; to query or comment on this story email sportsfeedback@thomsonreuters.com

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