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Cyprus to host UEFA's 50th anniversary congress

Postby Piratis » Fri Apr 09, 2004 12:49 am

CYPRUS will play host to the world’s football governing bodies this April at the meeting of UEFA’s 28th Ordinary Congress. Europe’s football governing body will celebrate its Jubilee in Limassol on April 20-23.

Cyprus Football Association (CFA) President Costakis Koutsokoumnis said his association was “extremely honoured” that the decision was taken to stage the big event in Cyprus.

This year marks UEFA's 50th anniversary, while FIFA closes 100 years in existence and the CFA, 70 years.

A total of 52 UEFA member associations will be participating in the Congress. The
President and general secretaries of FIFA will also be present, as well associations from Central, North and Latin America, Africa, Asia and Oceania.

Koutsokoumnis said this year’s meeting was particularly significant because it would hold the election of UEFA’s new executive committee, a position which CFA Honorary President Marios Lefkaritis is reportedly seeking

The delegates and accompanying journalists will be housed in three hotels in Limassol. ... 8&cat_id=1
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