Nigeriana.org News

Sports

Aleksander Ceferin Elected as the New Uefa President

Aleksander Ceferin

Aleksander Ceferin from Slovenia has been elected as the new president of European football’s governing body, UEFA.

The election was held on Wednesday morning in Athens, Greece, at UEFA’s congress.

Ceferin, head of the Football Association of Slovenia, polled 42 votes, 29 more than Dutchman Michael van Praag.

ALSO READ:  Super Falcons Seize AWCON Trophy Over Unpaid Bonuses And Allowances

The 48-year-old succeeds Michel Platini, who resigned after being banned from all football activity last year.

Ceferin will take on the remainder of Platini’s term of office, until 2019.


[Advertisement]
Make Money Online in Nigeria... Click HERE To Start Now!



Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Trending this week

To Top
Loading...