French football authority elects its first woman boss

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Nathalie Boy De La Tour, 48, was elected president of the French Professional Football League, the governing body of professional football in France, in a surprise result that was hailed by sport and political figures. 

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Nathalie Boy De La Tour became the first female president of one of European football’s big leagues when she took over the French Professional Football League (LFP) on a four-year term on Friday, reports World Soccer Talk.