Romania mourns former FA president Mircea Pascu

The former president of the Romanian Football Federation (FRF), Mircea Pascu, has passed away at the age of 85.

Mircea Pascu was FRF president in 1990
Mircea Pascu was FRF president in 1990 FRF

Mircea Pascu served at the helm of Romanian football between February and August 1990, having previously been vice-president between 1983 and 1989.

Born in Petrosani on 6 November 1934, he was president of several clubs during his football career, including Corvinul Hunedoara, Jiul Petroșani and UFC Rapid București. Mircea Pascu was also involved in tennis as a long-time coach and advisor to the Romanian Tennis Federation.

He was a member of the UEFA Club Competitions Committee (1984-92) and Fair Play Committee (1992-98), as well as a member of the UEFA Amicale des Anciens circle of former UEFA committee members.