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Sándor Csányi

Sándor Csányi
MLSZ president Sándor Csányi ©

Association info

  • Founded: 1901
  • UEFA affiliation: 1954
  • FIFA affiliation: 1906
  • Stadium: Ferenc Puskás
  • Address: Köérberek Tóváros Kánai út 314/24 hrsz. 1112 BUDAPEST
  • Telephone: +36 1 577 9500
  • Fax: +36 1 577 9503

Sándor Csányi

Nationality: Hungarian
Date of birth: 20 March 1953
Association president since: 2010

• A banker, financier and economic expert with a doctorate from Budapest University of Economic Sciences, Sándor Csányi worked for the Hungarian finance ministry before moving into banking, becoming president of Hungary's biggest commercial bank in 1992.

• Well known in Hungary for his entrepreneurial skills, he was elected as president of the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) in July 2010 with almost 100% of the delegates' votes, and brought experts from other sectors, such as science and finance, on to the association's management board.

• Explaining his work, Csányi said: "The quality of Hungarian football seriously affects the mood of the whole country. Not one single talented individual should be wasted; they should all find their way into football and stay in the sport. That is our job."

Last updated: 28/01/12 4.43CET

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