According to, the Hungarian Football Association nominated president Sandor Csanyi to the Executive Board of the European Association, whose members will be chosen by the Assembly on March 24.

UEFA website says that 12 people will compete for the 7 vacant seats, for which members will be chosen for the period between 2015 and 2019. The congress will take place in Vienna.

UEFA Executive Committee is the top management body of the organization, so if Csanyi would be elected, that would mean strong influence and prestige for the Hungarian football leader and indirectly, for the national football as well, says.

UEFA Executive Committee

Expiring mandates

Senes Erzik (Turkish)
Angel Maria Villar Llona (Spanish)
Grigoriy Surkis (Ukrainian)
Sergey Fursenko (Russian)
Peter Gillieron (Swiss)
Borislav Mihaylov (Bulgarian)
Mircea Sandu (Romanian)

The candidates

Sandor Csanyi
Peter Gillieron (Swiss)
Fernando Gomes (Portuguese)
Yngve Hallen (Norwegian)
Trefor Lloyd Hughes (Welsh)
Borislav Mihaylov (Bulgarian)
Campbell Ogilvie (Scottish)
Davor Suker (Croat)
Grigoriy Surkis (Ukrainian)
Geir Thorsteinsson (Icelandic)
Angel Maria Villar Llona (Spanish)
Servet Yardimci (Turkish)

based on the article of
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