Zagreb, February 7, 2019 - The 43rd Congress of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) was held in Rome, where elections for the Executive Committee were held and the former member of the leading UEFA’a body, the President of the Croatian Football Association (HNS) Davor Šuker, was elected to a new four-year mandate. Šuker was first elected in 2015, and now - among the ten candidates - he was elected to one of the eight positions, with as many as 47 votes out of 55 member states (there were 53 valid voting slips).
Leading officials of the Croatian NOC - President Zlatko Mateša and Secretary General Josip Čop congratulated the President of the HNS:
your new mandate in the highest body of the European football is the fruit of excellent work of the HNS and top achievements of the Croatian football. For our little country, it is so precious to have a representative in such a prestigious sports association. On behalf of the Croatian Olympic Family, we congratulate you on the re-election, hoping that - with you as head of the HNS and in the membership of the UEFA’s "government" – the Croatian football players will round up the planetary popularity of our tricolor flag and red and white squares with an Olympic performance in Tokyo.