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Kisteleki to lead Hungary's FA

Published: Monday 27 February 2006, 18.03CET
The Hungarian Football Federation has elected István Kisteleki as its new president following Monday's extraordinary congress in Budapest.
by Márton Dinnyés
from Budapest
Kisteleki to lead Hungary's FA
The Hungarian Football Federation has a new president ©Getty Images

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Published: Monday 27 February 2006, 18.03CET

Kisteleki to lead Hungary's FA

The Hungarian Football Federation has elected István Kisteleki as its new president following Monday's extraordinary congress in Budapest.

The Hungarian Football Federation has elected István Kisteleki as its new president on a five-year term of office following today's extraordinary congress in Budapest.

Comprehensive victory
Kisteleki, who is also president of the Hungarian Football League, the body which oversees the country's top two professional divisions, won 66 votes from delegates, compared to his rival Péter Pellady's 30 nominations. The 53-year-old replaces Imre Bozóky whose reign ended in January. The meeting was attended by UEFA Executive Committee member Joseph Mifsud.

Last updated: 28/02/06 17.34CET

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