Mansoor meets UEFA President Ceferin on the sidelines of Expo 2020 Dubai



Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Sports Council (DSC), met Aleksander Ceferin, UEFA President at Expo 2020 Dubai.
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Dubai: Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, president of the Dubai Sports Council (DSC), met Aleksander Ceferin, president of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) at Expo 2020 Dubai on Sunday.

The meeting, which was held in the presence of Mattar Al Tayer, Vice-President of the Dubai Sports Council, highlighted the close ties between the Dubai Sports Council and UEFA and the Council’s concern to strengthen more these relationships.

During the meeting, Mansour highlighted the important role the sports sector plays in the global economy and in empowering communities, in addition to providing employment opportunities to millions of workers in clubs, federations , academies and other related entities.

Global platform

Sheikh Mansoor highlighted the UAE’s commitment to work with the international community to organize major initiatives that bring the world together to share experiences and skills. DSC annually hosts the Dubai International Sports Conference, a global platform for football development and conducts training and mentoring sessions to develop football skills. DSC also organizes programs, workshops and tournaments for different age groups to develop young talent.

“The Dubai Sports Council wishes to contribute to the development of football both in the region and in the world by strengthening its cooperation with international federations, clubs and institutions,” said His Highness.

Ceferin said he looks forward to working closely with the Dubai Sports Council to develop football and strengthen its role in creating new economic opportunities across the world.

International events

The meeting reviewed upcoming international events and efforts to improve the status of European and international football and to provide the best atmosphere to its employees in clubs and institutions, as well as to players, coaches and workers in all disciplines.

At the end of the meeting, Sheikh Mansoor presented the UEFA President with the Dubai Sports Council shield, in recognition of the role played by the Union in the development of football.

The meeting was also attended by Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of the DSC; Theodore Theodoridis, UEFA General Secretary and Zoran Lakovic, Director of UEFA National Associations.


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