On Tuesday morning, the European Association of Clubs (ECA) formalized the appointment of Oleg Petrov as ECA representative to the UEFA Professional Football Strategy Council (CSFP).
AS Monaco’s Vice President and CEO will also sit on the ECA Board of Directors.
The CSFP brings together the primary stakeholders in European football (UEFA, clubs, professional leagues and players) and ensures collaboration among the parties. The topics covered include club competitions and their fixture lists, the position of professional clubs in the international football environment, financial and commercial aspects as well as issues relating to the European Union (EU).
“I am very honored to have been appointed to represent the ECA on the UEFA Professional Football Strategy Council,” said Oleg Petrov. “My ambition is to work as a uniting force and put my effort into being at the service of football and its development.”
Within the Board of Directors of the ECA, Oleg Petrov will sit alongside some twenty members including the president of the Association, Nasser Al Khelaïfi and representatives of Bayern Munich, Ajax Amsterdam, Benfica, Borussia Dortmund, Malmö, Copenhagen and even Young Boys Berne.
About the ECA
The European Club Association (ECA) was founded in 2008. The aim of the institution is to protect and promote European club football. Today, the ECA has over 230 members across the continent. Since April 21, it has been chaired by Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, the Chairman and CEO of Paris-Saint-Germain.
Congratulations to Oleg Petrov, Vice-President @AS_Monaco, who has been appointed as an ECA representative to the @UEFA Professional Football Strategy Council and will now take up a seat as a member of the ECA Executive Board 👏 pic.twitter.com/dN5heTpkUB
— ECA (@ECAEurope) July 13, 2021