Ce­ferin elected pres­i­dent of UEFA in Athens

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Slove­nia’s Alek­sander Ce­ferin has been elected as UEFA’s sev­enth pres­i­dent dur­ing a congress held in Athens. The 48-year-old lawyer beat his Dutch ri­val Michael van Praag by 42 votes to 13. Ce­ferin will now com­plete the re­main­ing two-and-ahalf year term of for­mer pres­i­dent Michel Pla­tini.

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