The ECA Executive Board has elected Nasser Al-Khelaifi as representative in the UEFA Executive Committee. The UEFA Executive Committee is UEFA’s supreme executive body, which comprises the UEFA President and 16 other members elected by a UEFA Congress, plus two elected by ECA and one by European Leagues. Nasser Al-Khelaifi will take up the second ECA seat on the committee alongside ECA Chairman Andrea Agnelli, replacing Ivan Gazidis.
The decision is subject to ratification from the UEFA Congress, which is to meet on 7 February in Rome. Commenting on his election, Nasser Al-Khelaifi stated:
“I am deeply honoured to have been elected by my fellow ECA Executive Board members to join the UEFA Executive Committee. I look forward to working alongside members of the UEFA Executive Committee to enhance and develop European football, whilst ensuring that the interests of all the clubs are represented in the decision making process
The UEFA Executive Committee will hold its next meeting in Rome, Italy, on Wednesday 6 February from 13.30 to 17.30, ahead of the 43rd Ordinary UEFA Congress in Rome on Thursday 7 February. The UEFA Executive Committee meeting will take place at the Roma Cavalieri Hotel (via Alberto Cadlolo, 101, Rome).
The main items on the agenda are:
- 2019/20 UEFA Europa League
- 2019/20 UEFA Youth League
- 2019 UEFA Super Cup
- 2019/20 UEFA Women’s Champions League
- 2019/20 UEFA Futsal Champions League
- Approval of the format of the final tournament of the 2019–21 UEFA European Under-21 Championship
- Memorandum of Understanding between UEFA and the European Club Association (ECA)
- UEFA Strategy 2019-24
- Women’s football strategy
- Update on UEFA EURO 2020
The next meeting of the UEFA Executive Committee is scheduled for Wednesday 29 May in Baku, Azerbaijan.