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Itinalaga ni Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Bambol Tolentino si Philippine Football Federation (PFF) president Mariano “Nonong” Araneta bilang chef de mission ng bansa sa 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Inaunsyo ang appointment ni Araneta sa unang general assembly na ginanap nitong Martes, Agosto 13.

Samantala, inaprubahan na rin ng POC board ang pagkakatalaga sa mga sumusunod na opisyal:

Edwin Gastanes (football) – POC secretary-general
Richard Gomez (fencing) – Deputy secretary-general for NSA Affairs
Ricky Vargas (boxing) – Constitutional amendments committee
Gen. Lucas Managuelod (muay) – Membership committee chairman
Antipolo 1st District Chiqui Roa-Puno – POC spokesperson
Ed Picson (boxing) – POC communications director
Atty. Alberto Agra (obstacle sports) – General counsel
Cynthia Carrion (gymnastics) – Women in sports chairperson

Si Sonny Barrios naman ng basketball ang uupong second deputy secretary-general na hahawak sa administrative matters.