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Fernando Gomes (football administrator)

Fernando Soares Gomes da Silva (born 21 February 1952 in Oporto, Portugal) is a Portuguese football executive.[1][2] Since December 2011, he has been the President of the Portuguese Football Federation[3][4] (Portuguese: Federação Portuguesa de Futebol, FPF), and as of March 2015 a member of the UEFA Executive Committee, besides other UEFA roles.[5]

Fernando Gomes
Born
Fernando Soares Gomes da Silva

(1952-02-21) February 21, 1952 (age 67)
Oporto, Portugal
NationalityPortuguese
OccupationFootball executive
Years active2000-present
Known forpresident of Portuguese Football Federation

He is a former basketball player and League President and had a long career with the FC Porto, where he was a member of the management board from 2000 to 2010.[6]

Gomes holds a degree in Economics from the University of Porto.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fernando Gomes" (PDF). Federação Portuguesa de Futebol. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  2. ^ "President of the Board of Directors". Federação Portuguesa de Futebol. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Fernando Gomes elected new FPF president". UEFA. 12 December 2011. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Gomes re-elected in Portugal". UEFA. 8 June 2016. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Fernando Gomes". UEFA. 16 March 2015. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
  6. ^ a b "A ex-estrela do basquetebol que quer mandar no futebol". Público. 10 December 2011. Retrieved 22 November 2016.