The Lithuanian Football Federation have said that four candidates have been nominated for election as President of the Lithuanian Football federation. The federation and current president, Julius Kvedaras, is under investigation by state anti-fraud investigators.
Vying to replace Julius Kvedaras (centre) are Raimondas Karpavičius (top left), Benas Renatas Baltusis (bottom left), Edvinas Eimontas (top right) and Nerijus Dunauskas (bottom right)
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Officers from the Financial Crime Investigation Service (FCIS) carried out searches of the headquarters of Lithuanian Football Federation and of the home of the LFF president, Julius Kvedaras’ home before Christmas.

The four candidates vying to replace Kvedaras as president are Raimondas Karpavičius, nominated by Klaipėda County Football Federation and chairman of a food company, Benas Renatas Baltusis, nominated by Vilnius Regional Football Union and a director of company Arvi ir Ko, Edvinas Eimontas, the current LFF chief executive who was nominated by the Women's Football Association and Utena County Football Association among others, and Nerijus Dunauskas, nominated by the Football Association’s technical development unit and who works at the LFF competitions and events department.

The football federation’s presidential elections will be held on January 20 at a conference in Kaunas.

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