Slovenia's Čeferin becomes new UEFA president

Athens, 14 September - Aleksander Čeferin, the boss of the Slovenian Football Association, has become the new president of UEFA, the governing body of European football. He convincingly defeated Dutchman Michael van Praag in a secret ballot at the UEFA congress in Athens, Greece, on Wednesday by 42 votes to 13.

Athens, Greece
Aleksander Čeferin, the new boss of UEFA.

Athens, Greece
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) holds a congress to elect its new boss.
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Slovenian Football Association president Aleksander Čeferin elected the new boss of UEFA.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA
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