Andreas Filipovic, one of the two managing directors of Derbystar, has been dismissed from the German team sports company with immediate effect, without any reasons being given. The other managing director, Joachim Böhmer, will remain with the company, taking over Filipovic’s responsibilities in the areas of sales and sponsoring. Derbystar, which belongs the Select Sport Group of Denmark, is the official supplier of the ball for the football tournaments of first and second divisions of the Bundesliga, having replaced Adidas in the role since the 2018/19 season under an agreement due to expire in 2022.