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Slaviša Kokeza

Published: Sunday 2 January 2011, 13.55CET
Slaviša Kokeza
Football Association of Serbia (FSS) president Slaviša Kokeza ©FSS
Published: Sunday 2 January 2011, 13.55CET

Slaviša Kokeza

Nationality: Serbian
Date of birth: 7 July 1977
Association president since: 2016

• A successful businessman, Slaviša Kokeza has been involved in football since an early age. After a short playing career, he excelled as a football official in various clubs, including FK Zemun and FK Crvena zvezda. In 2014, he was named president of the Football Association of Belgrade and vice-president of the Football Association of Serbia (FSS).

• On 20 May 2016, he was unanimously elected president of the FSS. He immediately announced reforms, putting the emphasis on investments in football infrastructure, including the new national stadium and the association's headquarters, and stressing the importance of mutual respect between all members of the Serbian football family.

• “The FSS will be a reliable partner, and will give support to all the clubs in order to develop football on both the professional and amateur levels,” he said. “Together, we need to build an atmosphere of appreciation and respect, and the association should lead by example.“

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