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Candidates for election at 41st Ordinary UEFA Congress

008 - 13 candidates apply for eight available seats on the UEFA Executive Committee

Published: Thursday 9 February 2017, 14.00CET

The UEFA Executive Committee was today informed of the list of candidates standing for election at the 41st Ordinary UEFA Congress in Helsinki, Finland, on 5 April 2017.

A total of 13 candidates from UEFA member associations are standing for the eight vacant positions available on the UEFA Executive Committee for a four-year term from 2017 to 2021.

The candidates for eight seats on the UEFA Executive Committee are (in alphabetical order):

• Zbigniew Boniek (Poland)

• Kairat Boranbayev (Kazakhstan)

• John Delaney (Republic of Ireland)

• Armand Duka (Albania)

• David Gill (England)*

• Reinhard Grindel (Germany)

• Marios N. Lefkaritis (Cyprus)*

• Elkhan Mammadov (Azerbaijan)

• Karl-Erik Nilsson (Sweden)

• Kieran O’Connor (Wales)

• Michele Uva (Italy)

• Michael van Praag (Netherlands)*

• Servet Yardımcı (Turkey)

* standing for re-election

The elections will take place at the 41st Ordinary UEFA Congress, to be held at the Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre in Helsinki on 5 April 2017.

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