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Allan Hansen

Allan Hansen
DBU president Allan Hansen ©UEFA

Association info

  • Founded: 1889
  • UEFA affiliation: 1954
  • FIFA affiliation: 1904
  • Stadium: Parken
  • Address: House of Football DBU Allé 1 2605 BRØNDBY
  • Telephone: +45 43 262 222
  • Fax: +45 43 262 245

Allan Hansen

Nationality: Danish
Date of Birth: 27 February 1949
Association president since: 2002

• A detective inspector with the Danish police, Allan Hansen was a player in his younger days, graduating to become an administrator at local, then regional and finally national level – serving as chairman of the local association in Funen before joining the Danish Football Association (DBU) board in 1997.

• The DBU president since 2002, he has served as a member of the UEFA National Teams Committee, vice-chairman of the UEFA Referees Committee and as a member of the FIFA Associations Committee, joining the UEFA Executive Committee in 2009.

• A keen reader, Hansen believes football is a tool to bring people together, saying: "Football is a universal language which can be spoken by every one of us. The language is the fun, enjoyment and team spirit that derive from the game. It is not just a game around the world: football means hope for many and pleasure for a good many more."

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