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Russia, Bulgaria officials join UEFA ruling panel

Russia, Bulgaria officials join UEFA ruling panel

Russian football leader Sergey Fursenko and former Bulgaria World Cup goalkeeper Borislav Mihaylov have been elected to four-year terms on UEFA's executive committee.
Switzerland's Peter Gillieron was also chosen as a newcomer to the 16-member ruling panel.
A total of seven seats were elected Tuesday at the European football authority's congress. Grygoriy Surkis from Ukraine retained his seat one year before his country co-hosts the 2012 European Championship, despite his organization's internal disputes.
However, Grzegorz Lato from Euro 2012 co-host Poland failed in his candidacy.
Spain's Angel Maria Villar, Senes Erzik of Turkey and Lithuanian Liutauras Varanavicius retained their UEFA seats,
Officials from Portugal and Romania lost their executive positions.


Updated : 2021-03-06 10:49 GMT+08:00