11 for 8: UEFA names executive committee candidates for Feb election

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December 12 – UEFA have announced that 11 candidates, including the female member, are to stand for eight available places on its executive committee when elections take place at UEFA’s annual congress in February.

The closing date for candidatures was 7 December – two months before the Congress. Those most in danger of potentially losing their seats are the four vying for re-election.

The full list of candidates for the eight members (including at least one female) to be elected for four-year terms (2019-2023) are as follows:

Candidate for one female member position on the UEFA Executive Committee


  Surname First Name Country
1. Hardouin* Florence France

* standing for re-election

 Candidates for seven member positions on the UEFA Executive Committee (in alphabetical order)


  Surname First Name Country
1. Begić Elvedin Bosnia and Herzegovina
2. Boranbayev Kairat Kazakhstan
3. Csányi* Sándor Hungary
4. Duka Armand Albania
5. Gomes* Fernando Portugal
6. Mihaylov* Borislav Bulgaria
7. Møller Christensen Jesper Denmark
8. Pavelko Andrii Ukraine
9. Rubiales Luis Spain
10. Šuker* Davor Croatia


* standing for re-election

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