Yesterday, the inaugural European Amputee Football Federation (EAFF) Congress wrapped up in Dublin, Ireland. Poland’s Mateusz Widłak was unanimously elected President of the organization during the meeting. Turkey’s Tufan Okturen was elected Vice President. Ireland’s Simon Baker was elected Secretary General.
Membership was also selected for other committees. Poland’s Patrycja Plewka and Grzegorz Skrzeczek were elected to the Sports Science and Medical Committee. Poland’s Rafał Bieńkowski was elected to the Technical and Competitions Committee.
People attending the conference included Christy Mc Elligott, Anna Maria Manara, Lars Wurst, Francesca Mazzei, Patrycja P-ka, Cacao Cacao Tralalou, Renzo Vergnani, Simon Baker, Mateusz Widłak, Halil İbrahim Köprülü, Nico Nemo Garcia and Yuri Shurulya (юрий шуруля).
UEFA’s Patrick Gasser was also present at the Congress, and indicated that they will provide support to EAFF, and that there was the possibility of joint projects to take place soon between the two organizations.