UEFA announce General Secretary and competition finals
By iSportconnect | September 15, 2016
The venues for the 2018 club competitions finals were appointed at the UEFA Executive meeting in Athens earlier today.
This will see the NSK Olympiyskyi stadium in Kyiv hosting the UEFA Champions League Final on 26 May 2018 and the Lilleküla stadium in Tallinn, symptoms hosting the UEFA Super Cup on 14 August 2018.
A decision regarding the UEFA Europa League Final 2018 will be made at a later stage.
Meanwhile, the UEFA Executive Committee then confirmed Theodore Theodoridis as permanent UEFA General Secretary, following a proposal of the UEFA President.
Finally, following a review of UEFA EURO 2016, the Executive Committee decided to give an award to the football associations of Iceland, Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Wales for the outstanding contribution of their supporters in making the tournament a success.
Each association will be presented with a commemorative plaque on the occasion of one of their upcoming home European Qualifiers played in October.
Commenting on the decision, UEFA President Aleksander ?eferin said:
“UEFA EURO 2016 was a celebration of football and this is thanks in large part to the passion and dedication of fans at all stadiums in France. UEFA wanted to reward some of the groups of supporters that were particularly enthusiastic and passionate during the tournament so congratulations to the national associations who are receiving this award.”