March 22, 2011

UEFA to hold its annual congress in Istanbul in 2012

The Union of European Football Federations (UEFA) will hold its annual congress in Istanbul, Turkey in 2012, Turkish Football Federation (TFF) said on Monday.

A TFF statement said the UEFA Executive Committee decided to hold the 36th UEFA Ordinary Congress in Istanbul in March 2012.

"We will be proud to host senior soccer executives and over 150 journalists in Istanbul," TFF
President Mahmut Ozgener said.

Turkey has hosted UEFA Congress only once so far (in 1978).

In its regular congress, the UEFA discusses general accounts and budget, operational report, and makes decisions on the future of football.

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