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Hungary: UEFA to vote on Kosovo membership01:37

Hungary: UEFA to vote on Kosovo membership

Hungary, Budapest
May 3, 2016 at 10:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

Delegates from UEFA member countries gathered in Budapest, Tuesday, for the 40th Ordinary UEFA Congress. The main events on the agenda are the election of a female member to the UEFA Executive Committee and the application by the Football Federation of Kosovo to join European football's governing body.

Kosovo's football team have played friendly matches but have not been able to participate in competitive tournaments. If the majority of UEFA delegates in Budapest approve Kosovo's application to become the 55th UEFA member later on Tuesday, Kosovo could try to be fast-tracked into the 2018 World Cup qualifying programme.

The Congress is UEFA's supreme governing organ and meets annually. The current meeting is held at the Hungexpo in Budapest. Currently, UEFA has no president nor a permanent general secretary, with Theodore Theodoridis acting as the interim UEFA boss.

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Delegates from UEFA member countries gathered in Budapest, Tuesday, for the 40th Ordinary UEFA Congress. The main events on the agenda are the election of a female member to the UEFA Executive Committee and the application by the Football Federation of Kosovo to join European football's governing body.

Kosovo's football team have played friendly matches but have not been able to participate in competitive tournaments. If the majority of UEFA delegates in Budapest approve Kosovo's application to become the 55th UEFA member later on Tuesday, Kosovo could try to be fast-tracked into the 2018 World Cup qualifying programme.

The Congress is UEFA's supreme governing organ and meets annually. The current meeting is held at the Hungexpo in Budapest. Currently, UEFA has no president nor a permanent general secretary, with Theodore Theodoridis acting as the interim UEFA boss.

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