Direttorio Divisioni Superiori
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|Direttorio Divisioni Superiori|
|Successor||Lega Alta Italia|
|Products||Divisione Nazionale as|
Serie A•Serie B•Serie C
|60 – 124|
The Directory was established through the CONI by the fascists. Italy was turning into a dictatorship, and the government imposed the new system to the sport too. In 1926 the FIGC had huge problems of governance, and the authorities profited by the situation to disband the Leagues replacing them with appointed committees.
The Directory organized the first football at national level, abolishing the division between North and South, and it legalized the professional football. A new championship was created, the Divisione Nazionale, alongside the diminished Prima Divisione. The first one was divided between Serie A and Serie B in 1929, while the second one was substituted by the Serie C in 1935.
- 1926-1927 Ulisse Baruffini
- 1927-1934 Ottorino Barassi
- 1934-1936 Rodolfo Vecchini
- 1936-1940 Guido Cavalli
- 1940-1943 Federico Sani